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.
Wendy Korthuis-Smith, executive director at Virginia Mason Institute, shares how NHS leaders can unlearn and reframe four outdated lessons to achieve lasting and continuous improvement.
In this blog, Dr Nicola Burgess, Reader of operations management, Warwick Business School, draws on the recent evaluation of the NHS-VMI partnership.
Maxine Power, director of quality, innovation and improvement at North West Ambulance Service NHS Trust, discusses integrating digital into the quality and improvement agenda.
Glen Burley, chief executive at The Foundation Group, discusses the practical ways in which a culture of improvement in the NHS can be brought to reality.
Catherine Harrison and Graham Martin, director of research at THIS Institute, discuss what NHS trusts working in provider collaboratives can learn from existing models of collaboration.
Our next day briefing summarises the key points from the Dr. Kirkup's report into maternity and neonatal services in East Kent
Saffron Cordery responds to the report of the independent investigation led by Dr Bill Kirkup into maternity and neonatal services in East Kent.
Health Innovation Network's Sophie Lowry and Catherine Dale discuss NHS England's recently published statutory guidance for 'Working in partnership with people and communities'.
Our briefing summarises key points from the framework and supplementary guidance, provides an overview of the 22 learning response tools, and sets out NHS Providers view
NHS England head of patient safety incident response policy Dr Tracey Herlihey, and national director of patient safety Aidan Fowler, discuss the new Patient Safety Incident Response Framework.
Miriam Deakin comments on the Patient Safety Incident Response Framework
Our next day briefing summaries the key points from the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch (HSIB) maternity investigation programme year in review 2021/22, along with NHS Providers' view.