The CCP works with a number of other regulatory agencies to help ensure effective co-operation and competition in the healthcare sector.
The Advertising Standards Authority is the independent body set up by the advertising industry to police the rules laid down in the advertising codes.Visit the ASA website
The Care Quality Commission was established by the Health and Social Care Act 2008 to regulate the quality of health and social care and look after the interests of people detained under the Mental Health Act. It will bring together the work of the Commission for Social Care Inspection, the Healthcare Commission and the Mental Health Act Commission.Visit the Care Quality Commission website
The Council for Healthcare Regulatory Excellence is an independent body accountable to Parliament. Its primary purpose is to promote the health, safety and well-being of patients and other members of the public. It scrutinises and oversees the health professions regulators, working with them to identify and promote good practice in regulation, carry out research, develop policy and give advice.Visit the CHRE website
The NHS Litigation Authority handles negligence claims and works to improve risk management practices in the NHS. It is also responsible for resolving disputes between practitioners and primary care trusts, giving advice to the NHS on human rights case law and handling equal pay claims on behalf of the NHSVisit the NHSLA website