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Nick Baillie NICE Discusses Setting the standard for quality

Nick Baillie Health and Social Care Quality Programme Director National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence Discusses Setting the standard for quality: 

  • setting the standard for quality: quality standard update
  • demonstrating quality against NICE standards
  • developing and implementing quality standards in your organization or directorate
  • quality standards in development

In his presentation Nick states: 

"NICE quality standards are concise sets of prioritised statements designed to drive measurable quality improvements within a particular area of health or care.They are derived from the best available evidence such as NICE guidance and other evidence sources accredited by NICE. They are developed independently by NICE, in collaboration with health and social care professionals, their partners and service users."

Nick's full presentation is available for download at the end of this page. 

Nick is currently Programme Director for the Health and Social Care Quality Team at NICE. The team is responsible for NICE’s work to develop guidelines for social care; quality standards for public health, social care and healthcare; and indicators for the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) and Clinical Commissioning Group Outcomes Indicator Set (CCG OIS). He has previously worked at NICE in the implementation programme and a number of quality improvement roles in the NHS.


Download: Nick Baillie's Presentation

20 January 2015

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