A series of “How to” guides to assist current NHS organisations, and their supervisory and regulatory bodies
Three guides, published today by the National Quality Board, are part of a series that will:
- assist the current supervisory structures to maintain a focus on quality surveillance and assurance
- provide the tools to assist in interventions and support to mitigate service quality failures during 2012/13.
Chief executives and medical and nurse directors will wish to review How to: quality impact assess provider cost improvement plans and take action as appropriate.
The first in this series of ‘How To’ guides How to: maintain quality during the transition - preparing for handover was published 17 May 2012, providing guidance for all sending and receiving bodies
Advice published in 2011 Maintaining and improving quality during the transition: safety, effectiveness, experience