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Clinical Audit: Learning from the CQC inspection

Dr Linda Patterson OBE FRCP Consultant Physician General and geriatric medicine & Chair of Inspection Team The Royal Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Foundation Trust discusses clinical Audit and learning from the CQC inspection on day one of today’s Clinical Audit for Improvement 2015 conference. Linda discussed:

  • audit data and expectations from CQC
  • the role of Clinical Audit in our Inspection
  • an overview our outstanding rating and the role clinical audit played in this
  • learning from our inspection experience

Dr Linda Patterson’ full presentation is available for download at the end of this page.

Linda’s presentation described the CQC process of inspection across acute, community and mental health settings. The role of clinical audit in evaluating the effectiveness domain was also discussed. The methodology of ratings was presented and Linda also shared some personal observations of chairing inspection teams.

Dr Linda Patterson’s Biography:

Linda is a clinical practitioner (consultant physician) with a track record of creativity, strategic implementation, delivery and clinical excellence. Her experience covers collaborative working with stakeholders from public, private and voluntary sectors.  She is committed to quality improvement for services to patients and the public. She has worked in both hospitals and community services, developing integrated care.

At present, Linda is a Non-Executive Director at Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust, as well as Chair of NHS England Patient Safety Medical Expert Group. 

Forthcoming events of interest:

Root Cause Analysis: 2 Day Intensive Training Course
Monday 16 - Tuesday 17 March 2015, London

Wednesday 22 - Thursday 23 April 2015, London

Monday 11 - Tuesday 12 May 2015, London

Monday 22 - Tuesday 23 June 2015, London

Thursday 9 - Friday 10 July 2015, London

Clinical Audit Masterclass
Thursday 7 May 2015, London

Improving Patient Experience & Efficiencies using Lean 6 Sigma: Two Day Intensive & Interactive Workshop
Wednesday 22 — Thursday 23 April 2015, London

Tuesday 7 — Wednesday 8 July 2015, London

Tuesday 20 — Wednesday 21 October 2015, London

Tuesday 8 — Wednesday 9 December 2015, London


Download: Dr Linda Patterson's Presentation

3 March 2015

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