[PDF] The state of health care and adult social care in England 2017/18

NHS Providers
NHS Providers
Publication date:
11 October 2018


This briefing summarises today's publication of the Care Quality Commission's (CQC) State of Health and Adult Social Care in England 2017/18, its annual assessment of quality performance, trends, and themes from the year's regulatory activity in social care; acute hospitals; community health and ambulance services;mental health; and primary medical services.

Our briefing follows State of Care's structure, highlighting the points most relevant to our members and our media statement is included at the end of the briefing. Part 1 of the document presents the state of care in England, and part 2 offers sector-specific reviews as well as reviews of equalities outcomes and use of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards.