Trusts' results to be published17th June 2010
HSJ reports that national clinical audits will be stripped of their funding if they refuse to publish provider level information including mortality rates.
Only a small number of several dozen national audits have so far named provider trusts or networks and only one – the National Cardiac Database – publishes survival rates by named consultant. But the Department of Health will now tell those who run the audits, mainly royal colleges and clinical associations, to publish local level data as a condition of their funding.
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Title: Trusts' results to be published
Author: Mark Nicholls
Article Id: 15174
Date Added: 17th Jun 2010