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.
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.
Bev Fitzsimons, director of the Point of Care Foundation, looks at how well Schwartz Rounds work for leaders in organisations.
The draft Complaints Standard Framework is a welcome step in offering clear guidance for trusts but there are areas where the guidance could be finessed and further developed.
Catherine Harrison discusses psychological safety during the pandemic and why it is important for the wellbeing of health and care workers.
Bev Fitzsimons, director of the Point of Care Foundation, highlights the importance of supporting health workers psychological health during the pandemic.
Saffron Cordery responds to CQC's report on safety in maternity services.
Saffron Cordery responds to the results of a YouGov survey commissioned by the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman on mental health services.