Changing Care, Improving Quality – The NHS Confederation, The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, National Voices – 5 June 2013

Posted on June 13, 2013. Filed under: Clin Governance / Risk Mgmt / Quality | Tags: , |

Changing Care, Improving Quality – The NHS Confederation, The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, National Voices – 5 June 2013

Extract from the executive summary:

“One of the greatest challenges facing the health service today is the need to redesign services to meet the needs of patients, improve the quality
of care and achieve better value for society. There is growing support among patient groups, clinicians and managers for the potential benefits of ‘reconfiguration’ in health services, which focuses on making large-scale changes to provide care in the right place at the right time.

The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges, the NHS Confederation and National Voices have come together to examine the case for radical, far-reaching change across the NHS. This partnership brings together important views from those who know the healthcare system best,  gathering evidence from over 50 face-to-face interviews and a series of workshops and meetings.

This report outlines what we learned from these crucial conversations and aims to support those engaged locally in making a decision on whether to reconfigure services and, if so, how to make change happen. We have identified six key principles to consider as a foundation for most reconfiguration plans”

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