CQC Data (Independent Publisher) (Preview)

Reports & ratings for health & social services regulated by the CQC in England

This connector is available in the following products and regions:

Service Class Regions
Logic Apps Standard All Logic Apps regions except the following:
     -   Azure Government regions
     -   Azure China regions
     -   US Department of Defense (DoD)
Power Automate Premium All Power Automate regions except the following:
     -   US Government (GCC)
     -   US Government (GCC High)
     -   China Cloud operated by 21Vianet
     -   US Department of Defense (DoD)
Power Apps Premium All Power Apps regions except the following:
     -   US Government (GCC)
     -   US Government (GCC High)
     -   China Cloud operated by 21Vianet
     -   US Department of Defense (DoD)
Contact
Name Martyn Lesbirel
URL https://www.cqc.org.uk/about-us/transparency/using-cqc-data
Email ipc-author-cqc@outlook.com
Connector Metadata
Publisher Martyn Lesbirel
WebSite https://wwwcqcorguk/about-us/transparency/using-cqc-data
Privacy policy https://wwwnationalarchivesgovuk/doc/open-government-licence/version/3/
Categories Data;Productivity

Throttling Limits

Name Calls Renewal Period
API calls per connection10060 seconds

Actions

Get the global taxonomy of all CQC Inspection Areas

Get the global taxonomy of all CQC Inspection Areas including their current status for new inspections

List of organisations of specified type that have changed in given timeframe

The Changes service provides a mechanism of staying informed about updates to providers and locations, to allow users to refresh their cached data if necessary Changes for two organisation types are available: provider or location API consumers must specify a start and end date range, see the API reference for more detail This service allows identification of which organisations have changed over time For successive calls to this service, the startTime parameter should be set to the endTime of the previous call The times correspond to the time that this service itself acquires the data and is not, for example, the time of data entry onto a source system

Location a place where a Proivder operates

Retrieve a list of locations Locations are sites where a Provider operates

Locations related to the given Provider id

Retrieve the list of locations for this provider Locations are sites where a Provider operates Some Providers will have only one location, whereas others may have many

Provider Inspection Areas for the given location

Retrieve the list of Provider Inspection Areas which have been inspected for this organisation at Provider level, excluding any that may have been globally retired (covering services no longer inspected by CQC) Although an Inspection area may be Superseded globally for the purpose of new inspections, it will remain active (along with the ratings for that area) at a given organisation until it has been re-inspected under the superseding inspection area(s)

Provider Inspection Areas for the given location

Retrieve the list of Provider Inspection Areas which have been inspected for this organisation at Provider level, excluding any that may have been globally retired (covering services no longer inspected by CQC) Although an Inspection area may be Superseded globally for the purpose of new inspections, it will remain active (along with the ratings for that area) at a given organisation until it has been re-inspected under the superseding inspection area(s)

Providers, organisations for health, social care services regulated by the CQC

Get a list of provider codes

Retrieve a list of inspection areas related to the specified location area

Retrieve the list of Inspection Areas which have been inspected at this location excluding any that may have been globally retired (covering services no longer inspected by CQC) Although an Inspection area may be Superseded globally for the purpose of new inspections, it will remain active (along with the ratings for that area) at a given organisation until it has been re-inspected under the superseding inspection area(s)

Retrieve a PDF file or alternatively the text content of th specified report

Retrieve a PDF file or its text content of the report specified in the URL

Retrieve a PDF file or text content of the specified report and related document

Retrieve a PDF file or text content of the specified report and it's related document

The details of the location specified

Retrieve a location details eg address, related codes, inspection area, local authority, etc

The specified individual Providers details

An individual providers details

Get the global taxonomy of all CQC Inspection Areas

Get the global taxonomy of all CQC Inspection Areas including their current status for new inspections

Returns

List of organisations of specified type that have changed in given timeframe

The Changes service provides a mechanism of staying informed about updates to providers and locations, to allow users to refresh their cached data if necessary Changes for two organisation types are available: provider or location API consumers must specify a start and end date range, see the API reference for more detail This service allows identification of which organisations have changed over time For successive calls to this service, the startTime parameter should be set to the endTime of the previous call The times correspond to the time that this service itself acquires the data and is not, for example, the time of data entry onto a source system

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
Changes for either location or provider
organisation_type True string

The type of object for which to get a list of changes Ether location or provider

The page to be returned
page integer

The page to be returned

The number of items to return, per page
perPage integer

The number of items to return, per page

ISO 8601 timestamp for start
startTimestamp True date-time

ISO 8601 timestamp The period is inclusive of the start time

ISO 8601 timestamp for the end of the time
endTimeStamp True date-time

ISO 8601 timestamp for the end of the time period The period is exclusive of the end time, so only changes before this time are included

Returns

Location a place where a Proivder operates

Retrieve a list of locations Locations are sites where a Provider operates

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
The page to be returned
page integer

The page to be returned

The number of items to return, per page
perPage integer

The number of items to return, per page

Value of report type to match against
reportType array

Include only organisations with a Report Type (attribute) matching the value of this parameter eg "Location", "Provider" or "CoreService"

Include organisations that match against this regulated activity
regulatedActivity array

Include only organisations with a Regulated Activity (regulatedActivitiesname attribute) eg "Maternity and midwifery services", matching the value of this parameter

Include organisations with a matching region attribute
region string

Include only organisations with a Region (region attribute) matching the values of this parameter eg "London"

Includes organisations with a matching overall rating
overallRating string

Include only organisations with a Current Overall Rating (currentRatingsoverallrating attribute) matching the value of this parameter eg "Good"

Matching Primary Inspection Category Name where Inspection Category is primary
primaryInspectionCategoryName string

Include only organisations with a Primary Inspection Category Name (inspectionCategoriesname attribute where inspectionCategoriesprimary="Y") matching the value of this parameter eg "Acute hospital - NHS specialist"

Organisations where Primary Inspection Category Code matches
primaryInspectionCategoryCode string

Include only organisations with a Primary Inspection Category Code (inspectionCategoriescode attribute where inspectionCategoriesprimary="Y") matches the value of this parameter eg "H2"

Organisations with a matching Non-Primary Inspection Category Name
nonPrimaryInspectionCategoryName string

Include only organisations with a Non-Primary Inspection Category Name (inspectionCategoriesname attribute where inspectionCategoriesprimary="N") matchs the value of this parameter eg "Acute hospital - NHS specialist"

Organisations with a matching Non-Primary Inspection Category Code
nonPrimaryInspectionCategoryCode string

Include only organisations with a Non-Primary Inspection Category Code (inspectionCategoriescode attribute where inspectionCategoriesprimary="N") matchs the value of this parameter eg "H2"

Organisations where the Inspection Directorate matches this string
inspectionDirectorate string

Include only organisations with a Inspection Directorate (inspectionDirectorate attribute) matches the value of this parameter eg "Hospitals"

Organisations whose local authority matches this value
localAuthority string

Include only organisations with a Local Authority (localAuthority attribute) matches the value of this parameter eg "Merton"

Organisations whose constituency matches this value
constituency string

Include only organisations with a Constituency (constituency attribute) matching one of the values of this parameter eg "Greenwich"

Organisations whose GAC service type matches this value
gacServiceTypeDescription string

Include only organisations with a GAC Service Type Description (gacServiceTypesdescription) matching one of more values of this parameter eg "Hospital"

Only locations where the ODS name of the CCG matches the value
odsCcgName string

Include only locations where the ODS name (odsCcgName) of the CCG selected by this organisation is known and matches the values of this parameter

Locations where the ODS code of the CCG matches this value
odsCcgCode array

Include only locations where the ODS code (odsCcgCode) of the CCG selected by this organisation is known and matches the value of this parameter

Locations whose ONSPD CCG name matches this value
onspdCcgName string

Include only locations where the ONSPD CCG name (onspdCcgName) of the geographic area covering the Location's postcode matches the value of this parameter

Locations where the ONSPD CCG matches the supplied value
onspdCcgCode string

Include only locations where the ONSPD CCG code (onspdCcgCode) of the geographic area covering the Location's postcode matches the value of this parameter

Locations whose match the value of the careHome attribute (Y or N)
careHome string

Include only locations where the value of the attribute careHome matches the value of this parameter (Y or N)

Returns

Retrieve the list of locations for this provider Locations are sites where a Provider operates Some Providers will have only one location, whereas others may have many

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
The organisation ID of the provider
provider_id True string

The organisation ID of the provider

Returns

Provider Inspection Areas for the given location

Retrieve the list of Provider Inspection Areas which have been inspected for this organisation at Provider level, excluding any that may have been globally retired (covering services no longer inspected by CQC) Although an Inspection area may be Superseded globally for the purpose of new inspections, it will remain active (along with the ratings for that area) at a given organisation until it has been re-inspected under the superseding inspection area(s)

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
The organisation ID of the location
location_id True string

The organisation ID of the location

Returns

Provider Inspection Areas for the given location

Retrieve the list of Provider Inspection Areas which have been inspected for this organisation at Provider level, excluding any that may have been globally retired (covering services no longer inspected by CQC) Although an Inspection area may be Superseded globally for the purpose of new inspections, it will remain active (along with the ratings for that area) at a given organisation until it has been re-inspected under the superseding inspection area(s)

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
The organisation ID of the provider
provider_id True string

The organisation ID of the provider

Returns

Providers, organisations for health, social care services regulated by the CQC

Get a list of provider codes

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
The page to be returned
page integer

The page to be returned

The number of items to return, per page
perPage integer

The number of items to return, per page

Constituency value to match against
constituency string

Include only organisations with a Constituency (constituency attribute) matching one the values of this parameter eg "Greenwich"

Region value to match against
region string

Include only organisations with a Region (region attribute) matching the values of this parameter eg "London"

Include organisations with a localAuthority attribute matching this value
localAuthority string

Include only organisations with a Local Authority (localAuthority attribute) matching the values of this parameter eg "Merton"

Organisations with a Inspection Directorate matching value
inspectionDirectorate string

Include only organisations with a Inspection Directorate (inspectionDirectorate attribute) matching the values of this parameter eg "Hospitals"

Organisations with a matching non-primary Inspection Category
nonPrimaryInspectionCategoryCode string

Include only organisations with a Non-Primary Inspection Category Code (inspectionCategoriescode attribute where inspectionCategoriesprimary="N") matching one of the values of this parameter eg "H2"

Organisations with a matching non-primary Inspection Category Name
nonPrimaryInspectionCategoryName string

Include only organisations with a Non-Primary Inspection Category Name (inspectionCategoriesname attribute where inspectionCategoriesprimary="N") matching one of the values of this parameter eg "Acute hospital - NHS specialist" eg "Acute hospital - NHS specialist"

Organisations that match the supplied primary inspection category code
primaryInspectionCategoryCode string

Include only organisations with a Primary Inspection Category Code (inspectionCategoriescode attribute where inspectionCategoriesprimary="Y") matching one of the values of this parameter eg "H2"

Organisations that match the supplied value for primary inspection category name
primaryInspectionCategoryName string

Include only organisations with a Primary Inspection Category Name (inspectionCategoriesname attribute where inspectionCategoriesprimary="Y") matching one of the values of this parameter eg "Acute hospital - NHS specialist"

Organisations must match the supplied overall rating
overallRating string

Include only organisations with a Current Overall Rating (currentRatingsoverallrating attribute) matching one of the values of this parameter eg "Good"

Value of regulated activity the organisation must match
regulatedActivity string

Include only organisations with a Regulated Activity (regulatedActivitiesname attribute) eg "Maternity and midwifery services", matching the values of this parameter

Return only organisations that match the supplied report type value
reportType string

Include only organisations with a Report Type (attribute) matching the values of this parameter eg "Location", "Provider" or "CoreService"

Returns

Retrieve the list of Inspection Areas which have been inspected at this location excluding any that may have been globally retired (covering services no longer inspected by CQC) Although an Inspection area may be Superseded globally for the purpose of new inspections, it will remain active (along with the ratings for that area) at a given organisation until it has been re-inspected under the superseding inspection area(s)

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
The organisation ID of the location
location_id True string

The organisation ID of the location

Returns

Retrieve a PDF file or alternatively the text content of th specified report

Retrieve a PDF file or its text content of the report specified in the URL

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
A UUID for obtaining the main inspection report
inspection_report_link_id True string

A UUID for obtaining the main inspection report

Returns

Retrieve a PDF file or text content of the specified report and it's related document

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
A UUID for obtaining the main inspection report
inspection_report_link_id True string

A UUID for obtaining the main inspection report

A qualifier to retrieve a document related to the main report
related_document_type True string

A qualifier to retrieve a document related to the main report This parameter is the Related Document Type found from the relatedDocuments response object eg "Use%20of%20Resources" When this parameter is absent, the main report for the inspection is returned

Returns

The details of the location specified

Retrieve a location details eg address, related codes, inspection area, local authority, etc

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
The organisation ID of the location
locationid True string

The organisation ID of the location

Returns

The specified individual Providers details

An individual providers details

Parameters

Name Key Required Type Description
The organisation ID of the provider
providerId True string

The organisation ID of the provider

Returns