Our purpose and role CQC is the independent regulator of health and adult social care in England. We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve. We monitor, inspect and regulate services. Then we publish what we find, including performance ratings, to help people choose care. Where we find poor care, we will use our powers to take action. Who we are Our board Our executive team How we are run Transparency information What we do Our strategy Our standards of care How we do our job How we use information and data We work with Who we regulate Our partnerships Get involved in our work CQC jobs Learn more about working for CQC Help us shape the future of health and social care in England. We are always looking for talented, enthusiastic people to join our team. Use our data Access our API portal and data sheets You can use our data to build systems that help people find out about the health and social care options available to them.