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Under pressure

Safely managing increased demand in emergency departments


Inspection reports

Our inspection reports can be found by searching for the service you are interested in. Here's how.

  1. Use the search at the top of this page. Select the type of service you are interested in, eg Hospitals.
  2. Enter keywords like the name of the service, eg Great Ormond Street.
  3. From the results, click through to view the services' profile where you will find links to the inspection reports.

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Recent publications

Driving improvement

Case studies from 10 GP practices.

Driving improvement

Case studies from 9 adult social care services.

Under pressure

Findings and practical solutions for safely managing increased demand in emergency departments.

The state of care in independent acute hospitals

Findings from our programme of inspections of independent acute hospitals.

Business plan 2018-19

Our business plan for 2018-19 sets out 9 key priorities for us to deliver.

Types of publication

Major reports

Two healthcare professionals looking at a printed reportWe publish regular reports on care in England as well as our corporate activities.

Themes in health and social care

Portrait of two older womenThese projects focus on areas such as types of care, particular groups of people or care pathways.


A woman lying in a hospital bedWe collect feedback on the experiences of people using NHS services.

External reports and research

A woman's hand typing on a computer keyboardFindings of reports about us or research we've commissioned.



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