The Care Quality Commission checks whether hospitals, care homes and care services are meeting government standards. Visit our website at www.cqc.org.uk.
State of Care 2012/13
This is our annual report on the state of health and social care services in 2012/13.
Our findings are based on the results of more than 35,000 inspections of hospitals, care homes, dental services, community services and more carried out by our inspectors in 2012/13.
What will this report tell you?
A look at accident and emergency
Find out more in Pressure on A&E.
How well are health and social care services providing care?
You’ll find out how well the sectors below are doing around safety, effective care and support, respect and dignity, staffing and checking quality.
Visit State of Care 2012/13: Infographic to view the key findings.
Adult social care
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