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For hospitals, mental health and community health services
This section is for hospitals, specialist mental health and community health services. It's where you'll find guidance on our new approach to regulating services, including our provider handbooks and information about registration and fees.
We explain our approach to regulating and inspecting care services in our handbooks.
Download provider handbooks for hospitals, mental health and community health services
NHS and independent acute hospitals
NHS and independent ambulance services
NHS 111 services
Community health services
Specialist mental health services
Read about our guidance and information for providers of specialist mental health services.
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CQC Provider Portal
Most registered providers can now use our Provider Portal to keep their registration up to date and to send us notifications. You can also submit mental health notifications and request a SOAD via the portal. It's the fastest, easiest way to send us application forms and notify us about changes, events and incidents.
Not yet registered?
There are two different guides for registering with us as a new service provider. Which one you should use depends on whether your registered managers are applying for new registrations, or whether they intend to continue in their current role, managing the same type of service and the same regulated activities at the same location(s).
1. If you are applying to register with us and all of the registered managers who are part of your application are applying for new registrations, please use the following guide:
2. If you are registering with us and taking over locations from an existing registered provider, and any of the registered managers wish to continue their registration managing the same type of service and the same regulated activities at the same location(s), you should use the following guide:
If you are unsure which category you fall into, please contact our National Customer Service Centre on 03000 61 61 61 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Last updated:
- 1 September 2016