Care Quality Commission
All social care and healthcare providers have to be registered with the Care Quality Commission (which replaced the Healthcare Commission), which assess hospital trusts on a series of measures and standards for patient care and management.
The CQC has regulatory and enforcement powers across all of health and social care in England. They are responsible for determining the standards we must achieve, they will inspect us periodically to check we are meeting those standards and by law, they have powers to close services if standards are not met.
For information and reports about our services, please see the UHS pages on the CQC website.
We have registered with the CQC to provide services at the following locations: