NHS England | September 2018 |Primary care quality assurance – South Nottinghamshire
A new case study on the Atlas of Shared Learning shows how a consistent quality assurance approach is being established by Nurses in a CCG team in Nottinghamshire. This arose as nurses within the Quality Team identified unwarranted variation within primary care practices in the broad areas of quality, safety, clinical effectiveness and patient experience, where there was no uniformed process to review effectiveness and safety across GP practices across the CCG area.
The implementation of a quality assurance and improvement framework enabled the CCG nurses to target resources and support towards GP practices that needed greater support to achieve effective and safe practice, which is driving improvements and enhancing safety within the practices.
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