Since 2005 Lasermet have helped over a thousand businesses through the process of registration with the Care Quality Commission (CQC), previously known as the Healthcare Commission, and we have worked hard to develop a service that not only makes the process of registration less stressful and time consuming, but crucially provides on-going support to you and your staff in order to reduce the burden of regulation once registration is achieved.


If you are a registered healthcare professional, looking to set up a private Clinic for surgical procedures, diagnostic and screening procedures or treating patients for a disease, disorder or injury, then it is likely you will need to register with the CQC.


The application process involves the completion of on-line forms and the submission of evidence that will highlight whether your facilities and service can meet a set of Fundamental Standards. You will need to know what these standards are and what you need to do to meet the standards. You will need to know what you do to promote equality, diversity and human rights and how the views of your patients will influence the services you provide. You’ll also need to submit documents like a CV, professional, medical and financial references and you’ll need to make sure you have access to the premises’ lease agreement, insurances, and risk assessments. You’ll need to ensure staff records are complete and that key personnel have up-to-date and appropriately authorised DBS checks.

If this seems daunting, then what you need to know is that Lasermet can help you through the whole process. We’ll advise you on what the standards are and show you ways in which you can comply.


We know that the sooner we have you on board, the sooner you can relax! Once we receive your contract we will:

  • Help by signposting you through the whole process, ensuring that the things you need to do get done in the right order, and at the right time
  • Assign your business with an experienced consultant who will visit you in person to introduce you to the CQC’s Fundamental Standards, build up a profile of your facilities, assemble evidence in support of your application and guide you through DBS checks, professional references, medical reports and financial references
  • Provide you with Policies and Procedures that ensure your business can demonstrate compliance against the Fundamental Standards
  • Provide you with a Statement of Purpose (a document that outlines the aims and objectives of your services)
  • Provide you with a Service User’s Guide – a comprehensive guide to your service that patients can take away
  • Provide you with continuous support, ensuring that you are never more than a phone call or email away from our highly experienced team of advisers to provide you with help on any aspect of your CQC registration.

Once registered with the CQC you will need to ensure that you maintain compliance with the CQC’s Fundamental Standards.

Lasermet carries out CQC compliance assessments and provides ongoing help and support to ensure you continue to comply and keep the burden of regulation to a minimum once registration is achieved.

Our aim is to minimise the time you spend on maintaining CQC compliance by providing you with guidance and support from our team of highly experienced consultants. We achieve this by providing you with a comprehensive support package, which includes:

  • Access to an experienced CQC consultant who will visit you and, through a set of targeted questions and observations, will build up a profile of your clinic in order to establish your level of compliance
  • Extensive guidance on CQC regulation including the provision of an Action List prioritising everything you need to do to be compliant, or improve compliance
  • Policies and Procedures covering the CQC’s Fundamental Standards
  • Continuous support – throughout your contract, you will have unlimited access to telephone and email support from the team at Lasermet.
Our CQC Support Team is here to help with any questions you may have, please call 01202 770740 for more information on CQC Registration and Compliance.