Tag Archives: Quality Surveillance Groups (QSGs)

Commissioning for Quality (NHS England / Commissioning Assembly)

Summary An interactive web resource “Commissioning for Quality: Views from Commissioners” is based on the Commissioning Assembly’s analysis of CCG quality frameworks and strategies (and the literature). It has been launched to help commissioners with quality improvement and assuring the … Continue reading

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Council Scrutiny Briefing: Impact of the Francis Report (CfPS)

Summary This Centre for Public Scrutiny (CfPS) briefing discusses the ways in which council scrutiny can support improvements in quality and patient experience. The Francis Inquiry Report included messages about council scrutiny. This briefing is a response, making recommendations for … Continue reading

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Ofsted-Style Ratings of Providers for Quality (Nuffield Trust)

Summary The introduction of Ofsted-style ratings for hospitals and care homes was included in the Government response to the Francis Inquiry report into care failings at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. This Nuffield Trust report concludes that there is a gap … Continue reading

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Keogh Review Visits for Lowest Performing 14 “Mortality Outlier” Hospitals (NHS England)

Summary Experienced teams of doctors, nurses and patient representatives are to visit 14 hospital trusts where mortality ratios have shown higher-than-expected rates for the past two years. as part of NHS England‘s Keogh review.  “…intelligence held by different organisations across the NHS … Continue reading

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Patients First and Foremost: Government Response to the Mid Staffordshire NHS Public Inquiry Report (Department of Health)

Summary The government’s official response to the Francis Inquiry report, entitled “Patients first and foremost” was published today. It defines the Department of Health‘s commitment and action plan for the health and care system. The main recommendations / resolutions include: Ofsted-style ratings for hospitals … Continue reading

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Safeguarding Vulnerable People in the Reformed NHS (NHS Commissioning Board)

Summary This NHS Commissioning Board document replaces earlier guidance issued in September 2012. It explains how safeguarding will work in the NHS from April 2013. Full Text Link Reference NHS Commissioning Board (2013). Safeguarding vulnerable people in the reformed NHS: accountability … Continue reading

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