Tuesday, 24 January 2012
The "never events" list has been updated with minor amendments to two of the "never event" definitions. The changes are to "never event" number 18, 'Transplantation of ABO incompatible organs as a result of error' and "never event" number 23, 'Misidentification of patients'. This paper sets out the revised list and definitions for use in the NHS in 2012/13.
The Good Governance Institute has collaborated with the Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership to produce this report into the foundation principles of good governance. Drawn from academic study, the various governance codes and law and established better governance practice, it identifies nine foundation principles. This report explains how to apply these within health and social care organisations.
Senior MPs, including a former Tory Health Secretary, today cast doubt on the Government's ability to save £20bn across the NHS without rationing important services. The Independent