This report published by the King’s Fund explores the factors that have helped organisations to launch a quality improvement strategy, and the key enablers for sustaining a focus on continuous quality improvement.
The National Diabetes Audit has collected data from 2003-04 to the present day. The latest publication reports on care processes and treatment targets for the audit period 1 January 2015 to 31 March 2016.
This report details the findings of the CKD audit programme which compared GP practice performance against NICE quality standards.
This one year feasibility study was funded by NHSE, commissioned by the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership, and ran from March 2015- March 2016
The National Rheumatoid and Early Inflammatory Arthritis Audit report was commissioned by HQIP as part of the National Clinical Audit and Patient Outcome Programme (NCAPOP) and carried out by the British Society for Rheumatology (BSR).
This report published by the King’s Fund looks at patient factors, system factors and supply-side issues to see what lies behind the increasing demands and pressure faced by general practice.
The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has drawn together a wide range of stakeholders, to align efforts to implement quality improvement training as a core competence in practice.
The report presents the findings of Monitor’s review of how GP services are working for patients, with a specific focus on the role of choice and competition.
This report tells the story of the Learning Communities Initiative, in which an experienced research team used an action approach, combining action research and action learning, to study four improvement projects across two sites, while working with participants to facilitate the flow of knowledge and learning.
This joint initiative undertaken by the RCGP, the National Cancer Action Team and Macmillan Cancer Support, offered anonymised external peer assessment of Significant Event Audits of cancer diagnosis.
The King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust are working together to assess the implementation and impact of CCGs. Between 2012 and 2015, we are following the evolution of clinical commissioning in six case-study sites and will publish the findings annually.
This report published by the King’s Fund explores leadership and management in the NHS and in particular the model of the ‘hero’ chief executive, prevalent in public service over recent years.
This report published by the King’s Fund provides the findings of an independent inquiry into the quality of general practice in England. It summarises the inquiry’s recommendations for delivering high quality primary care.
This report, from The Kings Fund, makes recommendations for action at multiple levels of the health system to nurture and support improvements in quality in general practice.