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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Our
News

Horizon Scanner – October 2017
Worried you’ll miss key publications? NEQOS Horizon Scanner, full of latest updates, links and articles of note is out now for subscribers! Published monthly, the NEQOS Horizon Scanner has recently been distributed to subscribing organisations. If your organisation is interested in receiving...

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NEQOS co-authored publication: From research to practice: results of 7300 mortality retrospective case record reviews in four acute hospitals in the North-East of England
Monitoring hospital mortality using retrospective case record review (RCRR) is being adopted throughout the National Health Service (NHS) in England with publication of estimates of avoidable mortality beginning in 2017. The authors describe our experience of reviewing the care records...

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Our
Work

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

Our
Clients

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.