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.
NHS Providers seventeenth edition of the biannual performance report, reflecting on March 2021 to September 2021.
Nicola Burgess discusses how informal engagement such as a catch up over pizza and knowledge-sharing amongst providers can lead to sustainable quality improvement in the NHS.
Chris Hopson responds to the Healthcare Safety Investigations Branch (HSIB) maternity programme year in review 2020/21.
Miriam Deakin discusses our trust-wide improvement programme supported by The Health Foundation and shares how governors can help trust boards implement organisation-wide improvement.
Patrick Shephard, head of healthcare at Blue Prism, discusses the benefits as well as the challenges of implementing automation across the NHS.
This briefing sets out an overview of proposals and key parts of the Health and Care Bill as well as NHS Providers’ view on these provisions.
Chris Hopson responds to the health and social care committee's report on safety of maternity services in England.
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'.