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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

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We check all hospitals in England to ensure they are meeting national 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 national standards are being met
  • how to help us by sharing your experience or reporting a concern

Care homes

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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 national standards are being met
  • how to help us by sharing your experience or reporting a concern

Dentists

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We regulate all primary dental care services - both private and NHS - 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 national standards are being met
  • how to help us by sharing your experience or reporting a concern

Care in your home

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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 national standards are being met
  • how to help us by sharing your experience or reporting a concern

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

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

  • our latest report on whether national standards are being met
  • how to help us by sharing your experience or reporting a concern

The Public