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News from the Care Quality Commission: April 2017

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The independent regulator of health and social care in England


Our monthly update for everyone interested in health and social care

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Protecting people who use online healthcare services

Last month, we recommended people act with caution when using digital healthcare services. We've now published four more reports in this area.

We've taken urgent action against each service provider.

In March, we published advice on choosing an online healthcare service as well as issuing a joint statement with other regulators.

Find out more

Expert by Experience

Experts by Experience video

Experts by Experience are people who have experience of using health or social care services, or caring for someone who does.

During inspections, they speak to people using services and their family or organisations that support them. Their findings are used to support inspectors' judgments on services.

We've produced a video which explains more about this vital role.

Watch the video and learn more

Did you know?

Did you know: Searching for services

Did you know that you can search for services in your area on our website?

Use the dropdown box at the top left of every page to select the type of service, then search by town, city or postcode or the name of a specific service if you like.

Once the results have loaded, you can search by additional categories such as rating or last inspection date on the left.

Search for a service

Counsellor with patient

Community mental health survey

The community mental health survey is the only large-scale survey looking at people's experiences of community mental health services in England. 

The 57 NHS trusts taking part have sent 850 surveys to a selection of adults seen in late 2016.

If you know someone who has been sent a survey, please encourage them to complete and return it. The findings will be published later on this year. 

Read the results of the 2016 survey

Other news

York care home owner prosecuted

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