NHS Outcomes Framework

The NHS Outcomes Framework will act as a catalyst for driving improvements in quality and outcome measurement throughout the NHS by encouraging a change in culture and behaviour, including a renewed focus on tackling inequalities in outcomes.

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Improving performance through outcomes

Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, Medical Director for the NHS, spoke about the latest NHS Outcomes Framework at The Royal College of Surgeons’ seminar on Improving Performance Through Outcomes. This seminar also explored the RCS’, the surgical specialty associations’ and patient… Read more →Improving performance through outcomes

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Healthcare outcomes innovation competition launched

To encourage more innovative thinking and give health care professionals the opportunity to share their ideas, a competition has been launched to identify how health outcomes should be measured. The way that the NHS measures success is changing. The modernised NHS will… Read more →Healthcare outcomes innovation competition launched

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Enter healthcare outcomes innovation competition

The Department of Health is running a competition to find indicators for some of the health outcomes in the NHS Outcomes Framework. We are asking frontline staff, clinical teams and third sector partnerships to submit their experience and evidence in… Read more →Enter healthcare outcomes innovation competition

Health and Social Care Bill passes Commons step


The Health and Social Care Bill has passed its Second Reading in the House of Commons. Following a six hour debate, the Bill was supported by 321 to 235. The Bill still has further Parliamentary stages to go. >> Follow… Read more →Health and Social Care Bill passes Commons step