Quality and productivity

Commissioning toolkit for respiratory services published

The chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) commissioning toolkit is published for NHS commissioners and chief executives. It aims to make it easier to commission better outcomes for people with COPD by … Read more → – Commissioning toolkit for respiratory services published

Third edition of Long Term Conditions Compendium published

The Department of Health has published the third edition of the Long Term Conditions Compendium of Information. It is aimed at commissioners as well as health and social care professionals, … Read more → – Third edition of Long Term Conditions Compendium published

Procurement call for evidence

A call for evidence on how procurement in the NHS can be transformed is issued today. Views and contributions are being sought from the NHS, industry, other government departments, the academic, … Read more → – Procurement call for evidence

Guidance aims to improve procurement across healthcare system

Guidance aimed at improving procurement across the healthcare system has been published by the Department of Health. ‘NHS procurement: raising our game’ sets out proposed actions for NHS trusts and … Read more → – Guidance aims to improve procurement across healthcare system

Action plan for respiratory disease treatment published

A new action plan for treatment of respiratory problems is set out in guidance published today for the NHS. Some 45 best practice actions are outlined for the treatment of … Read more → – Action plan for respiratory disease treatment published

Early implementers sought to test long term conditions year of care funding model

Early implementers are being invited to apply to test a potential new way of funding long term conditions care. The LTC year of care funding model will be tested by … Read more → – Early implementers sought to test long term conditions year of care funding model

Quality Accounts audit guidance published

The Quality Accounts audit guidance sets out what trusts will need to do to support the audit of their 2011/12 Quality Accounts.  The audit requirement applies to all NHS acute … Read more → – Quality Accounts audit guidance published