Medical Directors’ Bulletin: issue 129, December 2012/January 2013

In the December 2012/January 2013 edition of the Medical Directors’ Bulletin, feature items from the NHS Leadership Recognition Awards where three doctors were named as the best in their field, Bruce Keogh sets up forum following the NHS Commissioning Board’s committment … Read more → – Medical Directors’ Bulletin: issue 129, December 2012/January 2013

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Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership publish national bowel cancer audit report

The audit report, published on 17 December 2012, looks at data for more than 29,000 bowel cancer patients diagnosed in 2010-11. The report was commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) on behalf of the Department of Health (DH). … Read more → – Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership publish national bowel cancer audit report

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Pathology Quality Assurance review launched

A review of quality assurance arrangements for NHS pathology services was announced today by NHS Medical Director Professor Sir Bruce Keogh. The review will be led by National Clinical Director for Pathology Dr Ian Barnes and will scrutinise NHS arrangements … Read more → – Pathology Quality Assurance review launched

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NHS Commissioning Board consults on specialised services

The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) published a new operating model for commissioning specialised services on 21 November 2012 which set out how the move from ten differing regional processes to a single national approach will improve services for patients. … Read more → – NHS Commissioning Board consults on specialised services

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