Updated in 2019 this guide provides generic, practical advice for responsible officers in all designated bodies in England to address a potential concern about a doctor’s practice in a manner consistent with existing literature and previously established principles.
This guidance document provides a framework for the management of doctors on the NHS England Medical Performers List who are undertaking a low volume (defined as fewer than 40 sessions per annum) of NHS General Practice (GP) clinical work.
This letter from Ed Waller provides further additional information on the GP contract which was published on 31 January 2019.
Briefing from Independent Age that assesses the state of care home performance across England and looks at what is being done to tackle poor performance. It uses publicly available inspection data from the Care Quality Commission to work out a
This report calls on independent ambulance services, commissioners and the wider system to do more to make sure patients are safe, following concerns identified during its inspections. The Care Quality Commission found evidence of good practice and improvements made by
Paper from NHS Commissioners aimed at the NHS and local authorities that outlines possible solutions for the governance and accountability challenges brought by the move to integrated health and care. It notes that there are several important differences in governance
This report provides the insight to support clinicians, managers and hospital leaders to improve how care is delivered, and how theatre resources and clinical expertise can be best used. Key findings include: A third of operating lists started 30 minutes
These documents aim to provide a simple, effective, economical and empirical approach for testing and treatment of Helicobacter pylori and to minimise the emergence of antibiotic resistance in the community.
Care Quality Commission report that finds that there has been an overall improvement in some aspects of care in 2016 to 2018, compared with findings in 2014 to 2016. They found: Some improvement in the quality of care planning and
Provides a demand-side, supply-side, practice and emergent view of factors that lead to 4-hour breaches with a particular focus on changes that have taken place since 2010. It scales the relative impact of each causal factor and aims to provide
Guidance from the Care Quality Commission that sets out how care providers should consider people’s relationship and sexuality needs. It focus’ on issues like relationships, diversity and protecting people from harm. It covers a diverse range of often complex issues,
Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to West Devon and East Cornwall held on 25 September 2018.
Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust held on 10 February 2016.
Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust held on 6 September 2018.
Executive summary of quality assurance visit to Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust’s antenatal and newborn screening service on 18 September 2018.
Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust held on 9 and 10 October 2018.
Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Kettering and Northamptonshire Bowel Cancer screening service held on 6 March 2018.
Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to West Kent & Medway held on 19 October 2017.
Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust held on 14 September 2017.
Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Cheshire held on 28 and 29 June 2018.