In his latest blog, Mark Sutton, Chief Digital Officer, highlights our ambitions and plans to use data to transform our regulation.

Our new strategy launched in May, puts data and insight front and centre to how we’ll work in the future. We set out our ambition to be a smarter…


In her latest blog, Joyce Frederick, Director of Policy and Strategy updates on work we are doing to develop a new regulatory model

In my first week back at CQC, as the new Director of Policy and Strategy, I wanted to update you on where we are with the work…


Deputy Chief Inspector of Hospitals and Lead for Mental Health, Jemima Burnage, reflects on the importance of World Mental Health Day and raising awareness of mental health inequalities.

The 10th of October marks the 29th annual World Mental Health Day, first recognised in 1992, and it is now celebrated worldwide…


In this blog, Dr Rosie Benneyworth, Chief Inspector of Primary Medical Services and Integrated Care, talks about how CQC is supporting innovation by GPs to reduce health inequalities in areas of deprivation, through better regulatory recognition and the sharing of best practice.

The Covid-19 pandemic has had a huge impact…


In this blog, Rosie Benneyworth, Chief Inspector of Primary Medical Services and Integrated Care, highlights CQC’s current regulatory approach to general practice, and dispels some of the myths surrounding it.

General Practice, like the rest of Health and Social Care, continues to face unprecedented challenges as a result of the…


Debbie Ivanova (Deputy Chief Inspector - People with a learning disability and autistic people), updates on how we are working to transform the way we regulate services for people with a learning disability and autistic people.

Debbie Ivanova, Deputy Chief Inspector of adult social care

Since my last blog, it has been encouraging to see some positive developments in…


In this blog Rosie Benneyworth, Chief Inspector of Primary Medical Services and Integrated Care highlights some of the challenges facing primary care and some specific work we are doing to respond to concerns we’ve heard on the impact of regulation

Throughout the pandemic I’ve seen how well primary care has…


Kate Terroni, Chief Inspector of Adult Social care

Hearing directly from people who draw on care is absolutely essential for us as the regulator to have a good understanding of quality and what it feels like to receive care. …


Victoria Watkins, Deputy Chief Inspector of Primary Medical Services and Integrated Care, explores our latest joint report with Ofsted about the experiences of children and young people with SEND.

Today, we have published our joint report with Ofsted into the experiences of children and young people with special educational needs…


Dr Rosie Benneyworth discusses the findings from the most recent provider collaboration reviews focused on urgent and emergency care and cancer. She also talks about what’s next for the programme and how any learning will feed into our new strategy.

Dr Rosie Benneyworth

Our programme of provider collaboration reviews (PCRs) is aiming to…

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