CQC offers new guidance on DBS checks

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) has today published interim guidance on Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and other recruitment checks, for providers who will be recruiting staff and volunteers to health and social care services in response to COVID-19.

This guidance is in response to temporary changes the DBS have made to their applications and processes.

It will be in operation while the Coronavirus Act 2020 remains in force.

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