The North East Quality Observatory Service (NEQOS) provides quality measurement for NHS organisations (both providers and commissioners)

NEQOS leads on the measurement programmes for the Academic Health Science Network in North East and North Cumbria.

NEQOS services are delivered by clinical epidemiological expertise combined with high level analytical skills.

NEQOS has Service Level Agreements (SLA) with subscribers, which provide core projects and services as well as tailored bespoke projects.

NEQOS is also commissioned to deliver for specific quality measurement projects.

NEQOS is managed under a joint agreement between Northumberland Tyne and Wear and South Tees Hospitals NHS Foundation Trusts.

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Tony Roberts presents Learning from Deaths
NEQOS Deputy Directory, Tony Roberts, presented at the national Learning from Deaths conference on 21 March.  The event introduced a framework to help standardise and improve how NHS providers identify, report, investigate and learn from deaths. National guidance on learning...

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31st Hospital Mortality Monitoring report
The 31st Hospital Mortality Monitoring report and slide pack has recently been distributed to North East Quality Observatory Service (NEQOS) subscribers using data from July 2015 to June 2016. The report and slide packs are distributed to NHS organisations in...

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NEQOS drives the quality agenda by making information and data available to allow front-line quality improvements in six key areas:


We view our clients as partners and work collaboratively with them to achieve better knowledge, better care and better outcomes.

To find out more about who we work with and how you can commission work from us go to read more.