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Health and social care services

Health and social care services

HSE is the enforcing authority for workers in England, Scotland and Wales and also for patient and service users in Scotland and Wales.

In England, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has responsibility for patient and service user health and safety for providers registered with them.

Changes to regulation in England

From 1st April 2015, the Care Quality Commission took over the lead role for patient and service user health and safety in health and adult social care in England.

Further information

Updated 2016-11-21