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Our response to COVID-19

Published: 17 Mar 2020

This page was originally published on 17 March 2020 and has been subject to regular updates since. The current content reflects the latest position. 

National data opt-out

National data opt-out

Published: 03 Mar 2020

The national data opt-out policy comes into force in England in March 2020, enabling patients to opt-out from the use of their data for anything other than their individual care and treatment.

Calls for a medical devices registry to reduce risk of patient harm

Published: 05 Feb 2020

UK health leaders have joined forces to call for the creation of a national medical devices registry to record details of implants and devices in patients.

Applications open for National Medical Director’s Clinical Fellow Scheme 2020/21

Published: 09 Dec 2019

The National Medical Director’s Clinical Fellow Scheme provides doctors in training with the opportunity to spend one year out of clinical training, working with senior leaders and teams in national healthcare organisations to develop skills in leadership, management, strategy, project management and health policy.

Audio for Audit: podcast to follow journey of HQIP Fellow

Published: 03 Dec 2019

HQIP medical director Professor Danny Keenan talks to respiratory registrar Sam Bartlett-Pestel about his decision to step away from clinical practice for a year to pursue a National Medical Director Fellowship. This is the first in a series of podcasts following Sam's journey at HQIP; the fellowship, managed by the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management, supports doctors in training to develop as medical leaders of the future.

Mental health audit wins excellence award for patient involvement

Published: 28 Oct 2019

A national clinical audit that aims to improve mental health care services in the UK is the winner of a national award that recognises outstanding patient and public involvement.

UK health, quality and standards organisations join forces in support of clinical service accreditation

Published: 22 Oct 2019

Increasing assurances mechanisms and accreditation in clinical services will lead to improvements in the quality of health services in the UK, according to a consortium of British organisations.

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Clinical Audit Heroes Awards 2019 – now open

Published: 02 Oct 2019

Who's your #AuditHero? To celebrate Clinical Audit Awareness Week, every year we run our Clinical Audit Heroes Awards campaign which recognises outstanding engagement in clinical audit and quality improvement. We are pleased to announce that the awards are now open for this year. Nominations are open until 1 November and for the first time we have 5 special categories for our Audit Heroes: Clinical Audit Professional, Student, Volunteer, Clinical Practitioner and Team of the Year. Each category will also have a local and national award.

New pilot launched to include independent health providers in national clinical audits

Published: 02 Oct 2019

A new pilot is being launched to enable health procedures provided by independent healthcare providers in England to be included in future national clinical audits.

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