NHS England, NHS Improvement and Care Quality Commission’s position on Diagnostic Accreditation Schemes

Posted by 616 on October 11, 2018

NHS England, NHS Improvement and Care Quality Commission’s position on Diagnostic Accreditation Schemes

October 11, 2018 at 7:33 AM

 The Care Quality Commission has released a joint position message on diagnostic accreditation schemes which was circulated during September 2018 from NHS England, NHS Improvement and the Care Quality Commission to Chief Executive Officers and Medical Directors of all  NHS provider organisations.

They state thatNHS England, NHS Improvement and the CQC are committed to, and strongly endorse, participation in accreditation schemes for diagnostic services (Appendix 2 and 3). Participants in these schemes undergo a rigorous independent review of their services, at regular intervals in time, and have systems in place for ongoing and continuous quality management and service improvement".

The full letter can be read here.

 

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