NHS trusts' services: quality accounts 2011 to 2012

Guidance for NHS trusts on additional reporting requirements to support external audit of their 2011 to 2012 quality accounts.



Quality accounts are:

  • reports about the quality of services by NHS healthcare providers
  • published annually by all NHS healthcare providers, including the independent sector
  • available to the public

The Department of Health has asked the Audit Commission to make arrangements for auditors to provide external assurance on NHS trusts 2011 to 2012 quality accounts.