News, events & blogs

Welcome to HQIP's news, events and blogs area. Latest entries are listed below chronologically, and you can use the menus and filters on the left to define your content, or use the search section (top right) for specific searches.

Acute pancreatitis: fifth of patients suffering potentially preventable repeat admissions, report finds

Repeat hospital admissions result from cause not being identified or treated properly, NCEPOD study finds
07 Jul 2016

Psychosis audit highlights need for 'urgent improvements to align with NICE standards'

Early intervention in psychosis audit shows just 41% of first episode patients offered Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, and 31% of families offered intervention
04 Jul 2016

Hospital acquired foot ulcers reduced by 50 per cent since diabetes inpatient audit launched

Clinical audit shows a significant fall in foot ulcers but few changes in other patient harms and a continuing lack of specialist staff in many hospitals
27 Jun 2016 Clinical Outcomes Publication Team, Medical Directors Blog, Patient & Public Involvement, Quality Improvement & Development

HQIP to kick-start cardiac re-commission with market engagement event

HQIP and NHS England are working jointly to commission a new contract for the national clinical cardiac programme starting with a networking event for potential contractors on Wednesday 29 June. 
21 Jun 2016

HQIP/CQC 'NCA data for QI & QA' workshop report publishes

Event report now live, and next step for six-audit pilot is trial among medical directors in north-west England
16 Jun 2016