Learn, Do Not Copy!

Sources of information and support

This page is designed to answer the following questions:

NOTE: Although this page has been marked as complete, it has not yet been peer-reviewed or quality-assured, therefore it should be considered a ‘first draft‘ and any information should be fact-checked independently.

To inform your knowledge of regulatory requirements, you should obtain information from a wide variety of sources. This can include:

  • National – Care Quality Commission (CQC), Skills for Health, Skills for Care, statutory guidance and frameworks, other government agencies etc.
  • Local/regional – Local Authority, Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) etc.
  • Professional networks – Registered Managers Networks (supported by Skills for Care), Nursing and Midwifery Council etc.

You should research and access a range of different sources of information and evaluate how effective they are at supporting your knowledge of regulatory processes.