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Quality Performance Data – for the NHS and everyone else too?

A new Audit Commission report published today assesses progress in improving data quality – especially performance data – in the NHS. It reports on-going problems with embedding a culture of good data quality into NHS organisations. Advertisements

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Damned Targets?

“On Tuesday, the Healthcare Commission report revealed that between 2005 and 2008 there were 400 excess deaths at [Stafford] hospital – although it was impossible to say whether these had all been caused by bad care. The report said there … Continue reading

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Rate your doctor on-line? – another Whitehall-centric initiative

Even when the Government claims to be ’empowering patients’ it manages to do it in a Whitehall-centric way.

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