Projects that measure quality improvement and innovation and that highlight variation in service performance compared to evidence best practice. Projects could also include impact evaluations of service re-design and other service developments or supporting an organisation to develop new service improvement outcome measures.
NEQOS works closely with the AHSN NENC to produce strategically and operationally important insights into the health status of the region and the healthcare system.
NEQOS subscribers can benefit from a report published alongside each release of national Patient Reported Outcome Measures (PROMs) data, informing them of the likelihood that the Best Practice Tariff ( BPT) for primary hip and knee replacement will be payable to them.
NICE quality standards are concise sets of prioritised statements designed to drive measurable quality improvements within a particular area of health or care. NEQOS can investigate how compliant an Acute or Mental Health Trust is with the NICE quality standard.
The NHS PROMs programme measures health gain in patients undergoing hip and knee replacement, varicose vein and groin hernia surgery in England, based on responses to patient-completed questionnaires before and after surgery. NEQOS provides a regular report to subscribers summarising the key findings from their PROMs data to provide an indication of the outcomes achieved by subscribers.
An annual report supporting subscribing Mental Health Trusts to benchmark their quality accounts in comparison to Mental Health Trusts across England.