On the day briefing: CQC state of mental health services
The Care Quality Commission has published State of care in mental health services 2014 to 2017, a comprehensive overview of the quality of care in registered specialist mental health services in England, based on the first full round of comprehensive inspections and thematic reviews conducted during this period.
The report covers both NHS and independent mental health services, and the CQC also discusses how re-inspected providers ahve responded to recommendations and what actions have improved quality.
This briefing summarises the main sections of the report including overall findings, breakdown of issues by key services, and improvement journeys. It also gives a brief NHS Providers view on the key points for each set of key services summaries, as well as our media statement.