Clinical governance

Department seeks chair of the British Pharmacopoeia Commission

The Secretary of State for Health is seeking to appoint a chair to the British Pharmacopoeia Commission (BPC).The BPC is responsible for preparing new editions of the British Pharmacopoeia, the British Pharmacopoeia (Veterinary) and the British Approved Names, and for … Read more → – Department seeks chair of the British Pharmacopoeia Commission

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Independent review into delegation of approval functions under the Mental Health Act 1983

Following a request from the Secretary of State for Health, Dr Geoffrey Harris has carried out an independent review into the technical irregularities that occurred within 4 Strategic Health Authorities (SHAs) in the delegation of their arrangements for the approval … Read more → – Independent review into delegation of approval functions under the Mental Health Act 1983

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Contract awarded for management of the national clinical audit and confidential enquiries programme

The Department announced that the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) was the organisation awarded the new contract for the management of the national clinical audit and confidential enquiries programme. A letter from Sir Bruce Keogh, NHS Medical Director sent to … Read more → – Contract awarded for management of the national clinical audit and confidential enquiries programme

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