HQIP announces membership of Independent Advisory Group
Monday, 30 January 2012 11:47
25 January 2012
HQIP has announced the membership of the Independent Advisory Group for the four Clinical Outcome Review Programmes (medical and surgical, mental health, child health, and maternal, infant and perinatal). Full details are available on the HQIP website: Announcement
NHS Future Forum emphasises clinical audit
Monday, 30 January 2012 11:21
23 January 2012
In its recent report to Health Secretary Andrew Lansley, the NHS Future Forum recommended clinical audit as a crucial part of a patient-centred healthcare system. It suggested that, as well as measuring safety and efficacy outcomes, national clinical audits should measure patient-reported experiences of care as an essential part of patients' journey through the care system.
Download the full report: NHS Future Forum Summary report - second phase
DH announces subscription funding for 9 national clinical audits
Monday, 30 January 2012 10:46
19 January 2012
From April 2012, NHS and Foundation Trusts providing services related to the bowel cancer and oesophageal cancer audits will be required to contribute to their costs. These two NCAs are among nine for which subscriptions will be collected by HQIP in the second quarter of 2012/13. Each NHS provider organisation will pay £2.1k for bowel cancer NCA services and £2.7k for oesophageal cancer NCA services.
HQIP, who manage and commission audits through the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcomes Programme, will write to NHS providers in the first quarter of 2012/13 with further information about how the process will work.
Clinical Coding & Schedule Development Group
Thursday, 26 January 2012 17:29
The CCSD website has been updated with January's amendments.
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