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.

bright ideas health awards 2016


NEQOS & the AHSN working to address national priorities on sepsis
The life-threatening condition of sepsis has been thrust into the spotlight following the publication of new (July 2016) national guidelines from the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE). NEQOS has been working with the North East and North...

> Read More
NEQOS at Bright Ideas in Health Awards
NEQOS Bright Ideas in Health Awards NEQOS are proud sponsors of the Bright Ideas in Health Awards.  This year’s award ceremony took place at the Hilton Hotel, Gateshead on June 23rd and was attended by almost 500 people. More than...

> Read More


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.