The state of health care and adult social care in England in 2013/14: summary: summary

Document type
Summary
Corporate author(s)
Great Britain. Care Quality Commission
Publisher
Care Quality Commission
Date of publication
1 October 2014
Subject(s)
Health Services, Social Work, Social Care and Social Services
Collection
Social welfare
Material type
Reports

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This report gives the Care Quality Commission's perspective on the state of health care and adult social care in England in 2013/14. It found some outstanding care and rated many services as good. It also found services that were inadequate or required improvement. This variation in the quality and safety of care in England is too wide and unacceptable. The public is being failed by the numerous hospitals, care homes and GP practices that are unable to meet the standards that their peers achieve and exceed