Tagged: NHS management

Quality in the new health system – maintaining and improving quality from April 2013

The National Quality Board (NQB) has published a final report setting out how quality will be maintained and improved in the new health system. The NQB brings together the national … Read more → – Quality in the new health system – maintaining and improving quality from April 2013

Respect and compassion at centre of new standards for NHS leaders

Standards for members of NHS boards and governing bodies in England have been published today by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care. They put respect, compassion and … Read more → – Respect and compassion at centre of new standards for NHS leaders

Accounting Officer system statement published

The Permanent Secretary and Principal Accounting Officer at the Department of Health (DH) is accountable to Parliament for the proper use of the resources allocated to the Department. The Accounting … Read more → – Accounting Officer system statement published

Commissioning toolkit for respiratory services published

Updated 7 September 2012 – home oxygen assessment and review (HOS-AR) costing tool has been updated following identification of a minor error within one of the worksheets and macro functionality. … Read more → – Commissioning toolkit for respiratory services published

Guides to monitoring quality during transition published

A series of “How to” guides to assist current NHS organisations, and their supervisory and regulatory bodies, to respond to quality risks and failures within a simple and single framework … Read more → – Guides to monitoring quality during transition published

How to maintain quality during the transition – preparing for handover guide published

A ‘how to’ guide setting out the steps to be taken to ensure that any risk to quality is reduced and that business continuity is maintained is published. It ensures … Read more → – How to maintain quality during the transition – preparing for handover guide published

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