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Our next phase of regulation: consultation 3, independent healthcare

Photographs of the children, parents, staff and buildings at Naomi House children's Hospice and Jacks Place for young people, with Together for Short lives.
Consultation opens
26 January - 23 March 2018
Deadline to submit comments to Together for Short Lives
19 March 2018
Deadline to submit comments to Care Quality Commission
23 March 2018

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is planning to develop the way it regulates independent healthcare services, including hospices. It is seeking views on how to introduce quality ratings and to develop how it monitors, inspect and rates services.

You can read the consultation documents on the CQC’s website.

Please email your comments to

Informing our consultation responses