A range of changes to legislation, policy and regulation have been implemented across the health and social care sector in recent years. 

What’s more, there is an increased focus across all health and social care organisations on best practice and driving improvement.

It is therefore crucial that independent sector care providers have a sound awareness and understanding of all significant areas of policy and practice relating to health and social care.

This section seeks to summarise each key area, providing essential information and signposting providers to further detail.