Guidance

NHS Outcomes Framework: technical annex setting levels of ambition

This technical annex provides information on the NHS Outcomes Framework and the preparatory work for setting these outcome objectives

Documents

Setting levels of ambition for the NHS Outcomes Framework: Executive summary

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Setting levels of ambition for the NHS Outcomes Framework: Methodology

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Chapter three part one: Preventing people from dying prematurely

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Chapter three part two: Preventing people from dying prematurely

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Chapter four: enhancing quality of life for people with long-term conditions (PDF 2Mb) Please note that this document is for print purposes only as it has not been tagged for accessibility

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Chapter five: helping people recover from illness or injury

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Chapter six: ensuring patients have a positive experience of care

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Chapter seven: treating and caring for patients in a safe environment and protecting them from avoidable harm

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Chapter eight: drivers

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Setting levels of ambition for the NHS Outcomes Framework:glossary

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Setting levels of ambition for the NHS Outcomes Framework:equality assessment

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Detail

‘Developing our NHS care objectives: a consultation on the draft mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board’ explains that the Secretary of State will hold the NHS Commissioning Board to account for delivering improvements in health outcomes.

This technical annex provides more information on the NHS Outcomes Framework and the preparatory work underway for setting these outcome objectives (‘levels of ambition’). The levels of ambition themselves will be included in the final mandate.

The purpose of this technical annex is to support the consultation on the draft mandate. It explains the proposed methodology for deriving levels of ambition and use examples to illustrate the planned approach. The technical annex is aimed at those who are interested in the measurement of health outcomes.

See Developing our NHS care objectives: a consultation on the draft mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board