CQC to have new powers to rate independent healthcare services


Following two recent consultations, the Department of Health (DoH) has announced that the CQC will be granted additional powers to rate more independent healthcare services including cosmetic surgery, online healthcare services, substance misuse and termination of pregnancy clinics, and other independent community health service providers. Zoë Leventhal and Shannett Thompson at Kingsley Napley have co-written a short article considering the implications for the CQC. Please see here for the article in full.