Consultation response: the future regulation of health and adult social care in England

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This paper responds to the Department of Health consultation on the framework for the registration of health and adult social care providers.

We broadly welcome proposals for a single set of registration requirements in the context of a range of non-NHS providers offering care to NHS-funded patients and some specialist services being moved to community settings. However, we believe there needs to be a clearer definition of what constitutes a 'service'.