52. Regulated activities under the Health and Social Care Act 2008.

(6)     Regulation of Healthcare Providers by the Care Quality Commission

(i)     Establishment of Regulatory Scheme

52.     Regulated activities under the Health and Social Care Act 2008.

The Health and Social Care Act 2008 establishes a system whereby certain providers of health and social care are required to register with, and be regulated by, the Care Quality Commission1. Certain activities are defined as 'regulated activities'2, other activities are specified as exempted from registration3, and provision is made in connection with the registration and regulatory process4.