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The Care Quality Commission checks whether hospitals, care homes and care services are meeting government standards. Visit our website at www.cqc.org.uk.

Information for GPs and other primary medical services

Online services accounts

You should have received an email from us with log-in details for your online services account. This enables you to keep your registration with us up-to-date online.

If you have not yet received an email with log-in details, speak to your provider or registered manager and they will be able to set up an account for you if they wish. If nobody at your provider has received an email with log-in details then please Contact us.

You can read more on our GP accounts page.

Inspecting GPs

CQC monitoring of standards has now started.

Find out more about How we inspect GPs and primary medical services.

Learn What being registered with CQC means for you, including information on:

  • the benefits of being registered with CQC.
  • annual registration fees.
  • information from other professional bodies.

Not yet registered?

If you are going to be starting to provide primary medical services or if you did not submit your registration application before 1 April, you must now apply as a new provider. You can find the form you need at the link below.

Apply as a new provider

Making changes to your registration

If you need to apply to make changes to your registration - such as adding or removing locations, regulated activities or partners - you can find the right form to use at the link below.

Find the application you need to make using our Form finder

Notifications

All registered providers must notify us about a number of changes, events and incidents affecting their service or the people who use it. You can find the forms you will need on the page below.

Read more about Notifications for GP providers

Quality and risk profiles

We are developing these profiles ('QRPs') for every location registered with us. They draw in data from a range of sources and help us identify where providers may be failing to meet standards.

Read more about QRPs for GPs

Ways to find out more about registration


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Our online community allows providers to give feedback on our ideas and draft documents. Sign up now.