The Care Quality Commission checks whether hospitals, care homes and care services are meeting government standards. Visit our website at www.cqc.org.uk.
We co-ordinate surveys to collect feedback on the experiences of people using a range of health care services provided by the NHS.
The results are used in a range of ways, including the assessment of NHS performance as well as in regulatory activities such as registration, monitoring ongoing compliance and reviews.
This survey collected information from over 13,000 people who received community mental health services in 2012.
This survey collected the experiences of almost 46,000 patients who had received care from an accident and emergency department at the beginning of 2012.
This survey gathered the experiences of over 65,500 people who were admitted to hospital with at least one overnight stay.
This survey collected patients' experiences of their most recent visit to an outpatient department.
This survey collected the experiences of over 25,000 women who had a live birth in England in February 2010.
Find out more
Visit the NHS surveys website to view the results of previous surveys.
NHS staff surveys
NHS staff surveys are now conducted by The Picker Institute on behalf of Department of Health.
For further information, visit NHS staff surveys.
Adult social care survey
Read the results of a study we commissioned around Developing a new survey of people's experiences of adult social care services.