Improving health and care: the role of the outcomes frameworks

Explains the connection between the Adult Social Care Framework, the NHS Outcomes Framework and the Public Health Outcomes Framework.


Improving Health and Care: The Role of the Outcomes Frameworks

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This document explains the principles behind the outcomes frameworks:

  • the Adult Social Care Framework
  • the NHS Outcomes Framework
  • the Public Health Outcomes Framework

It sets out:

  • how they support quality improvement for individuals
  • how the 3 frameworks are aligned
  • the role of shared and complementary indicators
  • how they will work together in practice to help the system address the challenges facing the health and care system
Published 22 November 2012