Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Cervical Screening Programme East Lancashire Hospitals NHS Trust – Public Health England

Finds the service is well organised with the lead colposcopist providing strong leadership. Team members are engaged and motivated. A systematic and focused approach to quality improvement was evident with engagement in activities to reduce health inequalities and improve community engagement to

External review of a sample of Local Supervising Authority (England) Supervisory Investigations into the standard of midwifery practice in Maternity Serious Incidents that were conducted between 1 April and 31 December 2016 – NHS England

An independent review report commissioned by NHS England in response to two previous commissions relating to the quality of midwifery supervision. Although statutory supervision has been removed and replaced with a new model of supervision, A-EQUIP, this review document provides

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Cervical Screening Programme Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Frimley Health NHS Foundation Trust held on 9, 19 and 20 June 2017. The QA visit team identified 2 immediate concerns which were addressed within seven days of the visit. all colposcopy examinations must

Diabetes commentary: CCG Improvement and Assessment Framework (CCG IAF) – NHS England

The CCG Improvement and Assessment Framework (CCG IAF) provides information to health care organisations, professionals and patients about how their local NHS services are performing and is used by national teams to drive organisational improvement through focused support. This document provides a commentary

NDA–PHE Epidemiology Governance Group Annual Report FY2016/2017 – Nuclear Decommissioning Authority and Public Health England

This document provides a summary of the FY2016/2017 year’s activity in relation to work governed by this group. The Nuclear Decommissioning Authority (NDA) now own and manage this work and its assets. Public Health England (PHE) are contracted by NDA to

Screening Quality Assurance visit report NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme: North East London Bowel Cancer Screening Centre

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to North East London Bowel Cancer Screening Centre held on 17 March 2017.  The QA visit team identified 9 high priority findings as summarised below: Barts Health NHS Trust does not have an agreed

Admissions of inequality: emergency hospital use for children and young people – Nuffield Trust

Does a child’s socioeconomic background affect rates of admissions to hospital for common conditions such as asthma, diabetes or epilepsy? Finds that while there has been progress in reducing the rate of emergency admissions for the most deprived children, a stubborn

Lung cancer clinical outcomes publication 2017 (for surgical operations performed in 2015) – Royal College of Physicians and The Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery in Great Britain and Ireland

The clinical outcomes publication is an NHS England initiative, commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP), to publish quality measures at unit level and the level of individual consultant doctor using national clinical audit and administrative data. The following

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Cervical Screening Programme North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to North Middlesex University Hospital NHS Trust’s cervical screening service on 3 October 2017.  Quality assurance (QA) aims to maintain national standards and promote continuous improvement in abdominal aortic aneurysm screening. This is to ensure

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme Somerset and North Devon – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Somerset and North Devon abdominal aortic aneurysm screening programme held on 6 July 2017. Quality assurance (QA) aims to maintain national standards and promote continuous improvement in abdominal aortic aneurysm screening. This is to ensure

National Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Audit Report 2017 – Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

This 2017 Annual Report from the National Oesophago-Gastric Cancer Audit provides the most up-to-date information on the care and outcomes of patients diagnosed with OG cancer or oesophageal high grade dysplasia.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Antenatal and Newborn Screening Programmes Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Royal Cornwall Hospitals NHS Trust held on 10 May 2016.Quality assurance (QA) aims to maintain national standards and promote continuous improvement in screening. This is to ensure that all eligible people have access to

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Breast Screening Programme East Berkshire – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to the East Berkshire breast screening service held on 5 July 2017. Quality assurance (QA) aims to maintain national standards and promote continuous improvement in screening. This is to ensure that all eligible people have access

Pulmonary rehabilitation: Beyond breathing better National Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD) Audit Programme: Outcomes from the clinical audit of pulmonary rehabilitation services in England 2015: National supplementary report 2017 – National COPD Audit Programme: pulmonary rehabilitation workstream

Supplementary report detailing the outcomes of the English cohort of patients included in the 2015 pulmonary rehabilitation clinical audit. The report provides key recommendations for patients, commissioners and ideas for future research. Healthcare staff should be aware of the association

Rising to the Challenge: Stroke care received between April 2016 to March 2017: The Fourth SSNAP Annual Report – Sentinel Stroke National Audit Programme

Audit highlighting the improvements made in stroke care in England, Wales and Northern Ireland over the past four years. Using real world quality improvement  case studies, it outlines the different approaches taken by local teams to improve their stroke services

Saving Lives, Improving Mothers’ Care: Lessons learned to inform maternity care from the UK and Ireland Confidential Enquiries into Maternal Deaths and Morbidity 2013–15 – Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

This report, the fourth MBRRACE-UK annual report of the Confidential Enquiry into Maternal Deaths and Morbidity, includes surveillance data on women who died during or up to one year after pregnancy between 2013 and 2015 in the UK. In addition, it also includes

Screening Quality Assurance visit report NHS Antenatal and Newborn Screening Programmes: Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Executive summary of quality assurance visit to Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust held on 12 and 13 July 2017.  Identifies 11 high priority findings: resources for antenatal sonography should be reviewed to ensure that PHE requirements are met the Trust’s

Quality Assurance visit report: Liverpool and Wirral Bowel Cancer Screening Centre – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit for the bowel cancer screening programme in Liverpool and Wirral screening centre held on 9 June 2016. Identifies 2 high priority issues: current accommodation for the SSP and administration teams is not ideal and

Quality Assurance report Antenatal and Newborn Screening Programmes Observations and recommendations from visit to One to One (NW) Ltd. – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit for the antenatal and newborn screening programmes in One to One (NW) Ltd held from 12 to 14 July 2016. The QA visit team observed that relationships with NHS providers in the locality were fragile. The

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme Bolton – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit in Bolton held on 8 May 2017. Finds 6 high priority findings: backfilled colonoscopy lists need more even distribution to enable all colonoscopists to achieve the minimum standard of 150 procedures per year the