Safety, Quality, Trust – Briefing for council scrutiny about the Francis Report

Posted on 01/01/2013 by Tim Gilling. Tags: , , ,

Helping council scrutiny to support improvements in quality and patient experience and help the local NHS put patiends first, in light of the Francis Report.

This briefing is about how council scrutiny can support improvements in quality and patient experience and help the local NHS put patients first and foremost. Robert Francis had clear messages about council scrutiny and this briefing suggests some first steps for council scrutiny to consider in responding and improving scrutiny practice and outcomes in relation to holding the NHS to account.

About the Author: Tim Gilling

Tim is a Director at the Centre for Public Scrutiny, leads on health and social care and oversees our work in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland.