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Police involvement in an incident – notification form
Submitting notifications during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak
You must send your notification by email or submit it online. Do not send it by post. This is because our offices are closed and our staff are working from home.
When and how to tell us about an incident relating to your service that is reported to or investigated by the police.
How to notify us
If you have an account with the CQC Provider Portal, you can send us your notification online.
If you don't have access to the Provider Portal, you can notify us by filling in a form and emailing it to HSCA_notifications@cqc.org.uk.
NHS trusts do not need to notify us about police attendance.
When you need to tell us about police involvement
You must notify us of incidents which may affect someone's health, safety and welfare when using, visiting or working at your service. You must tell us without delay.
Please do not notify us using this form if you have made a report to the police about a service user being affected by one of these events. Then you should use the specific notification form:
- Last updated:
- 23 April 2020