Friday, 16 June 2017

Managing conflicts of interest: revised statutory guidance for CCGs

Managing conflicts of interest: revised statutory guidance for CCGs
NHS England 16 June 2017

Managing conflicts of interest: CCG case studies

Managing conflicts of interest: CCG case studies
NHS England 16 June 2017
  • Conflict of interest case studies intended to raise awareness of the different types of conflicts of interest that could arise in CCGs and to support CCGs to robustly and effectively identify and manage them.
  • See Conflicts of interest management for the latest documents

Wednesday, 14 June 2017

Information Governance in local quality improvement

Information Governance in local quality improvement
HQIP 14 June 2017
  • This guide describes how Information Governance laws and principles apply to the use of personal data in local or regional multi-agency healthcare quality improvement studies such as clinical audit, productivity reviews, intervention testing, and service evaluation.

Accountable care organisations (ACOs) explained

Accountable care organisations explained
Kings Fund 14 June 2017
  • NHS England has recently outlined ambitions for STPs to evolve into ‘accountable care systems’ (ACSs), and proposed that these ACSs might become accountable care organisations (ACOs) but only after ‘several years’. This page presents a brief overview of ACOs.

Tuesday, 13 June 2017

Using clinical audit in commissioning

Using clinical audit in commissioning
HQIP 13 June 2017

  • An outline of how clinical audit can be used by commissioners and others, to assure both quality and drive continuous improvement in patient care.
  • Part one focuses on the strengths and limitations of clinical audit outputs for monitoring and assurance. Part two considers how clinical audit can drive quality improvement as demonstrated through case studies and practical guidance.