Date confirmed for receipt and publication of the Francis public inquiry report

The Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry has confirmed that Robert Francis QC will deliver his final report to the Secretary of State for Health on Tuesday 5 February 2013, and publish it on Wednesday 6 February 2013 ahead … Read more → – Date confirmed for receipt and publication of the Francis public inquiry report

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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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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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