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The following has been taken from CQC's website:

We’re the independent regulator of health and social care in England.

Our purpose: We make sure health and social care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and we encourage care services to improve.

Our role

CQCs New Strategy

The CQC have released their new strategy for 2021, with an emphasis on collaborative working, patient engagement, safety through sharing learning from experiences of users of the service and professionals, quality improvements and adopting a flexible smarter approach to inspections and regulation.

“We set out our ambitions under four themes

Their aim is “to ensure health and care services provide people with safe, effective, compassionate, high-quality care and to encourage those services to improve. “

A new strategy for the changing world of health and social care - CQC's strategy from 2021 | Care Quality Commission

Our strategy on a page | Care Quality Commission (

Please take a look at the links above for more detail.

The CQC website is where you can find information and advise about all aspects of Health and Social Care. 

Please see below for information you may find useful:

CQC Mythbuster Updates

CQC Pre-Inspection & Access Visits - Supportive Information

Covid-19 - CQC

CQC - Audio & Video Podcasts and Recorded Webinars

CQC and CAS alerts

CQC - Challenging the CQC

CQC - Infection Control

CQC - Inspection Managers across Wessex

CQC - Interview Questions for "Registered Managers"

CQC - Presentation

CQC - Provider Group Registration

CQC - Schedule for Partnership Agreements

CQC - Statement of Purpose


National Standards of Healthcare Cleanliness – summary 




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