There is currently a gulf between the principles and values outlined in the NHS constitution and the reality of being an older person receiving healthcare.
Patient safety news
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has issued standards to help prevent and treat surgical site infection in adults, children and young people undergoing surgical incisions through the skin.
Health Education England (HEE) and the General Medical Council have been working in partnership to deliver a number of projects around the value of the trainer in the NHS.
This conference, taking place on Tuesday 21st January 2014 at the ICO Conference Centre, London, follows the Berwick Review recommendations to specifically involve patients in patient safety improvements.
Developed in partnership by the Nuffield Trust and Health Foundation, QualityWatch aims to provide an independent picture of the quality of care, and is designed to help those working in health and social care to identify priority areas for improvement.