573. Care Quality Commission.

(4)     The Care Quality Commission

573.     Care Quality Commission.

The Mental Health Act Commission has been dissolved and a new body corporate known as the Care Quality Commission has been established1. Its main objective in performing its functions is to protect and promote the health, safety and welfare of people who use health and social care services2. Its functions include those of the Mental Health Act Commission and certain other public service inspectorates, in particular, specified functions under the Mental Health Act 19833. Certain functions of the Secretary of State4