Partners announce latest progress with CQC aimed at ensuring research is a priority for quality patient care
A recent news story from the NIHR outlines exciting developments about how the role of research will be recognised in delivering quality patient care with “new assessment guidance and tools……being worked up for use as part of the Care Quality Commission’s (CQC) monitoring and inspection programme”.
“The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the Health Research Authority (HRA) and the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA), together with R&D representatives and patients, are partnering with the CQC to strengthen the assessment of research activity in their inspection of NHS organisations, under the well-led category. The project is one of a series of national initiatives emphasising to NHS and social care organisations the vital relationship between research and quality of care, and how research should be considered core business for healthcare organisations”
To read the full story, please see the NIHR website.