Quality Governance Committee Assurance

Strategic Goals

  • Goal 2: Providing Outstanding Quality of Care

Strategy Overview Areas

  • Clinical Strategy
  • Research and Innovation Strategy
  • Quality Improvement Strategy
  • Quality Account Priorities


Strategic Risks and Risk Overview Areas

  • SR2: Failure to achieve continuous quality improvements and high quality care
  • Clinical and Patient Safety
  • Safeguarding
  • Infection, Prevention and Control
  • Estates
  • Medical Devices
  • Medicines Management


Key Change Initiatives

  • CQC Improvement Plan
  • Medicines Management Programme
  • QI Faculty Development
  • PAS Oversight Framework


Key Performance Indicators

  • SI number, harm and actions
  • IPC audit compliance
  • Safeguarding compliance
  • PAS metrics
  • Drug audits and incidents
  • Complaint metrics
  • Fire and first aid compliance
  • Clinical Quality Indicators 


Key Independent Assurance Mechanisms

  • Regulatory inspection reports
  • Internal audit reports
  • Healthwatch opinion
  • Independent reviews
  • Benchmarking


Sub-Group Structure:

Compliance and Risk Group

Patient Safety Group

Clinical Best Practice Group

Medicines Management Group

Safeguarding Group

Infection, Prevention and Control Group

Patient Experience and Engagement Group

Medical Devices Group

External Provider Assurance Group

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