CQC Regulated Authority
Could you provide evidence that you took reasonable steps to ensure CQC compliance?
Since April 2010, all NHS providers have been required to be registered with the Care Quality Commission – whether part of the NHS or a private provider.
Registration requires compliance with the Health and Social Care Act 2008 (Regulated Activities) Regulations 2010 and the Care Quality Commission (Registration) Regulations 2009 – in particular, relating to the recruitment of staff.
CQC: Required Checks
Verification of Education
Verification of Licences / Memberships
Employment History (5 Years)
Enhanced Criminal Record Check
Why: CQC Screening?
...of compliance with the NHS Employment Check Standards as part of the CQC's annual regulatory framework.
...that a candidate meets all the pre-conditions of their potential role.
...that all background checks for healthcare employees have been covered.