More Transparency Enforced in NHS Hospital Trusts (BBC News / CQC)

Summary

The Care Quality Commission (CQC)’s final report on how NHS trusts review and investigate unexpected mortality in hospital patients in England concludes that a culture of learning from avoidable patient deaths has not been given sufficient priority, either nationally or locally. Recommendations are made for improvements.

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NHS ‘must be more open on preventable patient deaths’. London: BBC Health News, December 13th 2016.

This relates to:

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Learning, candour and accountability. [Online]: Care Quality Commission, December 13th 2016.

The full report:

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Learning, candour and accountability: a review of the way NHS trusts review and investigate the deaths of patients in England. London: Care Quality Commission, December 2016.

There is an Executive Summary.

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