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NHS foundation trusts must include a report on the quality of care they provide in their annual report to improve public accountability.
This document describes the detailed requirements for the quality report.
Updates to document: 23 February 2015
The requirements of part 3 have been updated to clarify that performance against the indicators required by the ‘Risk assessment framework’ should be reported for the whole year. For example performance against the referral to treatment targets should be reported as the arithmetic average for the year of the monthly reported performance during the year.