Our October 2020 report 'Out of site - who cares?' looked at the use of restraint, seclusion and segregation in care services for people with a mental health condition, a learning disability or autistic people.

This update describes the progress made on the report's recommendations.

Recent publications

This report looks at our independent inspection programme for Defence Medical Services (DMS).

An overview of our regulatory oversight activities and inspection findings in 2021. We also analyse data for prescribing trends and make recommendations for providers and commissioners.

Our Annual report and accounts (ARA) looks at our progress and performance during 2020 to 2021. It also outlines areas we need to concentrate on during 2021 to 2022.

Types of publication

We publish regular reports on care in England as well as our corporate activities.

We collect feedback on the experiences of people using NHS services.

These projects focus on areas such as types of care, particular groups of people or care pathways.

Findings of reports about us or research we've commissioned.


We want as many people as possible to be able to use this website.

Find out about the work that we are doing to improve our website's accessibility.

Order print publications

You can order printed copies of some of our leaflets and posters by calling 03003 230 200 or order online.