Does Health & Safety Executive Investigate Dept. Health for health &safety breaches.

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Dear Health and Safety Executive,

This is a FOI2000 request for information you may hold.
Can you please provide an answer to the following request;

Does Health & Safety Executive Investigate Dept. Health for health &safety breaches or failure/s to act to protect the public.

Thank you for you assistance

Yours faithfully,

Forest Gate
London E7

Health and Safety Executive

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Dear Shapla

I am answering this as a routine request for advice rather than under FOI.

You can find out more about HSE's role in regulating Health and Social Care services at

From 1 April 2015, the Care Quality Commission (CQC) took over the lead role for patient and service user health and safety in health and adult social care in England. A memorandum of understanding is also available on our website see: This sets out the roles and responsibilities of the CQC, HSE and Local Authorities.



Helen McGlown | Information Management Unit | Freedom of Information Unit Health & Safety Executive | Knowledge Centre 1G Redgrave Court, Merton Road, Bootle L20 7HS |

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