Why risk adjustment and assessing clinical performance against case-mix should be at the heart of the new consultant oversight framework
The CQC recently identified several areas where governance systems could be strengthened by operators, one of which was the oversight of consultants. It was announced at the end of last year that former NHS England National Medical Director Sir Bruce Keogh will lead on the creation of a new framework on how consultants are overseen in independent hospitals.
This issue is particularly pertinent in the wake of consultant Ian Paterson’s conviction and independent inquiry into his malpractice, which…
- 8 Apr, 2019
- Kristian Low
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