Consultation on proposed changes to regulations for Care Quality Commission registration

Closed 7 Oct 2011

Opened 17 Jul 2011

Overview

This consultation seeks views on a number of proposed changes to the legislation that underpins the regulation of health and adult social care providers by the Care Quality Commission.

The consultation document and impact assessment can be found on the Department of Health website.

Why We Are Consulting

The Government is committed to keeping all regulatory requirements under review, to keep the burden of regulation to a minimum while providing assurance about the safety of services.

Audiences

  • Voluntary groups
  • Community groups
  • Charities
  • Civil society
  • Advocacy or support organisations
  • GPs
  • Nurses
  • Health visitors
  • Clinicians
  • Managers
  • Commissioners
  • Directors of Public Health
  • Pharmacists
  • Doctors
  • Midwives
  • Healthcare scientists
  • Paramedics
  • Dentists
  • Chiropodists/ podiatrists
  • Occupational therapists
  • Orthotists
  • Orthopists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Diagnostic radiographers
  • Therapeutic radiographers
  • Foundation Trusts
  • Regulatory body
  • Academic/ Professional institution
  • Employer representatives
  • Employee representatives
  • Trade union
  • Deaneries
  • Higher Education institutions
  • Local authority
  • Social care provider
  • Directors of Adult Social Care Services
  • Members of the public
  • Patients
  • Carers
  • Service users

Interests

  • Primary care
  • Mental health
  • End of life care
  • Maternity services
  • GP consortia
  • Adult social care
  • Carers
  • Dementia
  • Personal health budgets
  • Health and well-being boards
  • Funding
  • Commissioning
  • Accountability