The Care Quality Commission checks whether hospitals, care homes and care services are meeting government standards. Visit our website at www.cqc.org.uk.
Our latest news stories
18 April 2013
We've published our new strategy which describes the way we will inspect and regulate services to make sure they provide people with safe and high-quality care, and to encourage them to make improvements.
16 April 2013
We have published the results of a survey that looked at the experiences of over 64,500 patients who were admitted to an NHS hospital in 2012.
3 April 2013
You can now find details of all your local GP services on this website.
14 March 2013
Our process for considering representations about warning notices is under review.
12 March 2013
Care for people with dementia is not meeting their needs as services are struggling to cope, according to our latest Care Update.
8 March 2013
We will be a key partner in the review of 14 NHS trusts as part of the Government’s response to the Mid Staffordshire Inquiry.
6 March 2013
Castlebeck Care (Teesdale) Limited, the former provider of Winterbourne View, has gone into administration.
13 February 2013
The findings of our review of home care services show that good care is being delivered, but a minority of people are affected by late or missed calls, lack of continuity of care workers, poor care planning and more.
6 February 2013
The full report into the failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust has been published.
31 January 2013
This week we published our equality information report for 2012 called 'Equality Matters'.