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The Care Quality Commission checks whether hospitals, care homes and care services are meeting government standards. Visit our website at www.cqc.org.uk.

Hospitals

NHS hospital entrance

We check all hospitals in England to ensure they are meeting government standards, and we share our findings with the public.

When you look up a hospital on our website, we show you

  • our latest report on whether government standards are being met
  • how to help us by sharing your experience

Care homes

An older person with a nurse and assistant in a care home

We’ve registered over 18,000 care homes and publish all of our inspection reports, which check on the essential standards of quality and safety.

When you look up a care home on our website, we show you

  • our latest report on whether government standards are being met
  • how to help us by sharing your experience

Dentists

Dentist helping a patient

We have just started regulating primary dental care for both private and NHS services and we publish up-to-date information from our assessments.

When you look up a dentist on our website, we show you

  • our latest report on whether government standards are being met
  • how to help us by sharing your experience

Care in your home

Care at home - medical professional takes blood pressure from older patient

We are responsible for monitoring all domiciliary care services in England and we make sure that they are meeting the required standards of care and welfare.

When you look up a care at home service on our website, we show you

  • our latest report on whether government standards are being met
  • how to help us by sharing your experience

Other services

Search criteria more - older patient treated by medic

We ensure that a wide range of secondary and specialist health care services in England are meeting government standards.

When you look up a service on our website, we show you

  • our latest report on whether government standards are being met
  • how to help us by sharing your experience

The Public