Care Quality Commission
Your views on proposed fees for providers
We're asking care providers and organisations that represent them to give us their views on the regulatory fees we’ll be charging from 1 April 2017.
These proposals follow the plans we consulted on last year to meet the Treasury's requirement to recover our chargeable costs in full from providers.
David Behan, our chief executive said: “The fees paid by providers enable us to fulfil our purpose of making sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care."
You can read the proposals in detail by downloading our consultation document and use our online form to give us your views.
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Statement from Dr Rosie Benneyworth on the Government’s Amendment to the Health and Care Bill20/10/2021 15:25:00
In response to the publication today of a new government amendment to the Health and Care Bill, which sets out new powers for CQC to have oversight of Integrated Care Systems (ICSs), Dr Rosie Benneyworth, Chief Inspector of Primary Medical Services and Integrated Care, said: "This amendment supports health and care systems to be held accountable and encourages the shift towards more integrated services and improved outcomes for people.
Most patients are positive about their hospital care, but too many let down by a lack of information and support when they leave20/10/2021 11:15:00
The majority (75%) of respondents in the latest national survey of hospital inpatients published by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) yesterday (Tuesday 19 October) rated their overall experience as eight or higher out of ten - with more than a third of people rating it ten out of ten.
Inspectorates: Urgent action needed at Oakhill Secure Training Centre14/10/2021 12:22:00
Vulnerable children face frequent violence and excessive use of force at Oakhill Secure Training Centre, while living conditions are ‘dilapidated’, Ofsted, HMI Prisons and the CQC find.
CQC wins grant to support innovation in general practice04/10/2021 11:33:00
Through its Regulators’ Pioneer Fund, the Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has awarded CQC £169,000 to support innovation by GPs working to reduce health inequalities in areas of deprivation.
The recovery challenges for NHS hospital services23/09/2021 11:05:00
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Action to ensure all women receive safe, effective, and personalised maternity care must be prioritised to prevent future tragedies21/09/2021 13:05:00
A new report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) highlights continued concern about the variation in the quality and safety of England’s maternity services - prompting the regulator to call for improvements to be prioritised to ensure safer care for all mothers and babies.
More people report a ‘very good’ overall experience of urgent and emergency care, but access to emotional support and timely pain relief both areas for improvement15/09/2021 15:20:00
Findings from a survey of more than 48,000 people who received urgent and emergency care in 2020 show an increase in the number who said their overall experience was ‘very good’. However, the results also reveal concerns among some about access to emotional support, pain management and the availability of staff when they needed help or attention.
CQC report highlights how the right community support can improve outcomes for people with a learning disability, a mental health need and autistic people08/09/2021 13:10:00
The Care Quality Commission’s Home for Good report published today celebrates examples of successful community support provided to people with complex needs.
Statement on COVID-19 vaccination of people working/deployed in care homes: the role of the Care Quality Commission04/08/2021 12:25:00
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) have amended the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2014 so that, from 11 November 2021, all care home workers, and anyone else entering a care home, will need to be fully vaccinated against COVID-19, unless they have an exemption.