Regulator Prosecutions

Criminal prosecutions can arise from regulatory or criminal breaches.  Health and social care providers may face action from the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), the Care Quality Commission (CQC), the Care Inspectorate Wales, the Care Inspectorate or the police.

Successful prosecutions can lead to substantial fines, sometimes imprisonment (including those in management positions of corporate providers) and, whether successful or not, reputational damage can occur.

Prosecutions or threats of prosecution can have a knock on effect, and affect relationships with commissioners, service users, bankers and investors. It will also impact your future regulation.

Being faced with a prosecution can be highly stressful, disruptive and confusing.  Careful steps must be taken to ensure your case is put forward clearly and robustly. 

Ridouts can help you by:

Outcomes achieved include: 


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