Amid all the challenges trusts face, quality and safety of care remains paramount.
The first report in our new series explores how trusts have responded to feedback from Care Quality Commission in a positive and systematic way, encouraging ideas that have made a difference.
Chris Hopson, NHS Providers chief executive, discusses the recent CQC briefing with chief inspector Professor Ted Baker.
Will Warburton, Health Foundation director of improvement considers organisational approaches to improvement ahead of our annual conference.
Cian Wade, clinical fellow at NHS England and NHS Improvement, discusses the NHS patient safety strategy and the work being done to ensure health inequalities in patient safety is addressed.
Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust chief executive Joe Rafferty discusses the trust's strategy to pursue 'perfect care' and an ambition to create a restorative, just and learning culture.
Miriam Deakin discusses our trust-wide improvement programme supported by The Health Foundation and the benefits it brings to boards.
Dr Henrietta Hughes, national guardian for the NHS National Guardian's office, discusses the importance of Freedom to Speak Up Guardians and the key role boards can play in ensuring its effectiveness.
Stephanie Kumpunen, senior fellow at the Nuffield Trust discusses how health service research can support boards as part of their intelligence and to help them become 'research-engaged boards'.
Maxine Power, director of quality, innovation and improvement at the North West Ambulance Service, discusses the importance of problem sensing in the growth of patient safety over the years.
Richard Mitchell, chief executive of Sherwood Forest Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, discusses the need for longer-term support for colleagues after COVID-19.
Our briefing outlines summarises key findings from the Freedom to Speak Up Guardian Survey 2020, as well as the recommendations and actions for FTSU Guardians, leaders and the healthcare system.
Our briefing summarises key findings and recommendations from the HSIB report
Miriam Deakin responds to HSIB's report on supporting staff following patient safety incidents.
Our written submission to the Health and Social Care Committee inquiry into The safety of maternity services in England.
Our response to the NHS Engand and Improvement consultation on Patient Involvement in Patient Safety.