How systemic failures lead to more than just fines
Last week, the CQC issued a press release announcing that a Nottinghamshire care home had been fined over £150,000 for failing to protect its residents from avoidable harm, after a resident with a history of problematic and aggressive behaviour caused another resident to fall and sustain a head injury.
How can healthcare providers arm themselves for the battle to reduce the backlog, and what are the challenges that await them?
A great many Trusts are feeling daunted by the mammoth task of restoring normal services. We drew together some of the UK’s preeminent Healthcare Service experts for a comprehensive round-table discussion on Healthcare Service Restoration.
How the pandemic has forced change in how we use technology for compliance
The COVID crisis has driven acceptance of some significant cultural changes in Health. Previously resisted, but forced through because of the crisis, the benefits are transparent and countrywide in nearly every setting.
Supporting the where and when with why
Much if not all of the information in your daily, weekly or monthly reports will have been originated by a person, one who goes into a system and manually inputs a number.
Our definitive list of reasons why integrated NHS assurance is a the way forward
Assurance is a vital aspect of governance within an NHS Organisation. Boards need to ensure that their organisations can deliver the financial sustainability and quality care that they declare within their annual governance statement, be this business as usual or mid crisis.
It is well known that it is vital to have effective assurance systems in place to ensure that reality is not distorted from ward to board. However with increasing pressures on the NHS, regular and continued organisational change and the need for constant innovation what does an effective assurance system look like in 2020?