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star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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Department of Health more like this
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star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many NHS Trusts achieved Improving Quality in Physiological Services accreditation for their paediatric audiology service in each of the last five financial years. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
unstar this property uin HL889 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) accreditation scheme is run by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The process of accreditation provides an independent assessment that a service meets the accreditation standards.</p><p> </p><p>It is the responsibility of the service to ensure that they conform to the standard before application to UKAS for accreditation. There is a pre-registration process within the scheme that enables all services to be able to do an effective gap analysis so that they should be at a point of conforming to the standard on making an application to UKAS. If during an assessment mandatory findings are raised which show non-conformity to any part of the standard then the service agrees appropriate improvement actions with the UKAS team to rectify these and prevent re-occurrence.</p><p> </p><p>The UKAS team base their recommendation for accreditation on the findings raised relating to the conformity to the standard, risk and whether the agreed improvement actions are appropriate and can be achieved within a three month close-out period. Therefore any findings raised must be cleared by the organisation if a positive recommendation for accreditation is to be granted.</p><p> </p><p>In <em>Commissioning Services for People with Hearing Loss: A framework for clinical commissioning groups</em>, published in July 2016, NHS England strongly encourages clinical commissioning groups to expect providers to have completed the IQIPS self-assessment tool and applied for accreditation with UKAS, and achieve accreditation within the duration of their contract.</p><p> </p><p>UKAS are supporting the NHS England business objective to increase the use of accreditation, and information about those services which have achieved accreditation is not held by the Department or NHS England, but is publicly available on the UKAS website.</p><p> </p><p>Information on clinical contracts is not held centrally by NHS England.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen remove filter
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HL887 more like this
HL890 more like this
HL891 more like this
HL979 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.703Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.703Z
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4330
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
752445
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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Department of Health more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many contracts for Specialist Audiology Services used by children, and commissioned directly by NHS England, are due to be renegotiated in the financial year 2017-18. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
unstar this property uin HL891 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) accreditation scheme is run by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The process of accreditation provides an independent assessment that a service meets the accreditation standards.</p><p> </p><p>It is the responsibility of the service to ensure that they conform to the standard before application to UKAS for accreditation. There is a pre-registration process within the scheme that enables all services to be able to do an effective gap analysis so that they should be at a point of conforming to the standard on making an application to UKAS. If during an assessment mandatory findings are raised which show non-conformity to any part of the standard then the service agrees appropriate improvement actions with the UKAS team to rectify these and prevent re-occurrence.</p><p> </p><p>The UKAS team base their recommendation for accreditation on the findings raised relating to the conformity to the standard, risk and whether the agreed improvement actions are appropriate and can be achieved within a three month close-out period. Therefore any findings raised must be cleared by the organisation if a positive recommendation for accreditation is to be granted.</p><p> </p><p>In <em>Commissioning Services for People with Hearing Loss: A framework for clinical commissioning groups</em>, published in July 2016, NHS England strongly encourages clinical commissioning groups to expect providers to have completed the IQIPS self-assessment tool and applied for accreditation with UKAS, and achieve accreditation within the duration of their contract.</p><p> </p><p>UKAS are supporting the NHS England business objective to increase the use of accreditation, and information about those services which have achieved accreditation is not held by the Department or NHS England, but is publicly available on the UKAS website.</p><p> </p><p>Information on clinical contracts is not held centrally by NHS England.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen remove filter
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HL887 more like this
HL889 more like this
HL890 more like this
HL979 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.93Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.93Z
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4330
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
752444
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star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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Department of Health more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many contracts for Specialist Audiology Services used by children, and commissioned directly by NHS England, were signed in the financial years (1) 2015-16, and (2) 2016-17. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
unstar this property uin HL890 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) accreditation scheme is run by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The process of accreditation provides an independent assessment that a service meets the accreditation standards.</p><p> </p><p>It is the responsibility of the service to ensure that they conform to the standard before application to UKAS for accreditation. There is a pre-registration process within the scheme that enables all services to be able to do an effective gap analysis so that they should be at a point of conforming to the standard on making an application to UKAS. If during an assessment mandatory findings are raised which show non-conformity to any part of the standard then the service agrees appropriate improvement actions with the UKAS team to rectify these and prevent re-occurrence.</p><p> </p><p>The UKAS team base their recommendation for accreditation on the findings raised relating to the conformity to the standard, risk and whether the agreed improvement actions are appropriate and can be achieved within a three month close-out period. Therefore any findings raised must be cleared by the organisation if a positive recommendation for accreditation is to be granted.</p><p> </p><p>In <em>Commissioning Services for People with Hearing Loss: A framework for clinical commissioning groups</em>, published in July 2016, NHS England strongly encourages clinical commissioning groups to expect providers to have completed the IQIPS self-assessment tool and applied for accreditation with UKAS, and achieve accreditation within the duration of their contract.</p><p> </p><p>UKAS are supporting the NHS England business objective to increase the use of accreditation, and information about those services which have achieved accreditation is not held by the Department or NHS England, but is publicly available on the UKAS website.</p><p> </p><p>Information on clinical contracts is not held centrally by NHS England.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen remove filter
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HL887 more like this
HL889 more like this
HL891 more like this
HL979 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.807Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.807Z
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4330
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
753280
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star this property date less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
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Department of Health more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government how many times a hospital doctor has been required to be present during a patient transfer to another NHS Trust in the last 12 months; in each case, what was (1) the medical specialty of the doctor involved, and (2) the grade of the doctor involved; and in how many of those cases was a hospital department left without a consultant available within 30 minutes as a result of that transfer. more like this
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Baroness Finlay of Llandaff more like this
unstar this property uin HL968 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-21more like thismore than 2017-07-21
star this property answer text <p>The data requested are not held centrally. Trusts are responsible for staffing arrangements including for ensuring appropriate arrangements and for procedures concerning the transfer of patients to other hospitals.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen remove filter
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less than 2017-07-21T09:26:57.31Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-21T09:26:57.31Z
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4330
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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3609
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Finlay of Llandaff more like this
752446
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
star this property answering dept sort name Health more like this
star this property house id 2 more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government when NHS England plans to produce a commissioning specification for Specialist Audiology Services used by children and commissioned directly by NHS England. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
unstar this property uin HL892 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <p>NHS England has produced the following service specifications for audiology services that it commissions, which apply to all ages and sit in the Trauma Programme of Care (Specialised Ear and Ophthalmology Services):</p><p> </p><p>- Specialised Ear Surgery: Cochlear Implants (All Ages); and</p><p>- Implantable Hearing Aids for Microtia, Bone Anchored Hearing Aids and Middle Ear Implants (All Ages).</p><p> </p><p>Copies of these service specifications are attached.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England has no plans to publish further service specifications for specialist audiology services used by children.</p><p> </p><p>NHS England has also published commissioning policies for the following services that are available for children:</p><p> </p><p>- Auditory brainstem implant with congential abnomalities of the auditory nerves of cochleae;</p><p>- Bone Anchored Hearing Aids; and</p><p>- Bone conducting hearing implants for hearing loss (all ages).</p> more like this
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unstar this property file name d09-ear-surg-coch-0414.pdf more like this
star this property title Specialised Ear Surgery service specification more like this
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unstar this property file name d09-implan-hear-aids.pdf more like this
star this property title Implantable Hearing Aids service specification more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T14:41:47.597Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:41:47.597Z
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4330
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
752499
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star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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Department of Health more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government when the next meeting of the Crisis Care Concordat Steering Group will take place. more like this
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Baroness Walmsley more like this
unstar this property uin HL945 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <p>Departmental officials are liaising with Home Office officials to make arrangements for the next Crisis care Concordat Steering Group meeting later this year.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen remove filter
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less than 2017-07-20T14:51:52.883Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:51:52.883Z
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4330
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2547
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Walmsley more like this
753291
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star this property date less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to ensure that Clinical Commissioning Groups are notified when a paediatric audiology service does not meet the standards for Improving Quality in Physiological Services accreditation following an assessment visit. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
unstar this property uin HL979 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) accreditation scheme is run by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The process of accreditation provides an independent assessment that a service meets the accreditation standards.</p><p> </p><p>It is the responsibility of the service to ensure that they conform to the standard before application to UKAS for accreditation. There is a pre-registration process within the scheme that enables all services to be able to do an effective gap analysis so that they should be at a point of conforming to the standard on making an application to UKAS. If during an assessment mandatory findings are raised which show non-conformity to any part of the standard then the service agrees appropriate improvement actions with the UKAS team to rectify these and prevent re-occurrence.</p><p> </p><p>The UKAS team base their recommendation for accreditation on the findings raised relating to the conformity to the standard, risk and whether the agreed improvement actions are appropriate and can be achieved within a three month close-out period. Therefore any findings raised must be cleared by the organisation if a positive recommendation for accreditation is to be granted.</p><p> </p><p>In <em>Commissioning Services for People with Hearing Loss: A framework for clinical commissioning groups</em>, published in July 2016, NHS England strongly encourages clinical commissioning groups to expect providers to have completed the IQIPS self-assessment tool and applied for accreditation with UKAS, and achieve accreditation within the duration of their contract.</p><p> </p><p>UKAS are supporting the NHS England business objective to increase the use of accreditation, and information about those services which have achieved accreditation is not held by the Department or NHS England, but is publicly available on the UKAS website.</p><p> </p><p>Information on clinical contracts is not held centrally by NHS England.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen remove filter
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HL887 more like this
HL889 more like this
HL890 more like this
HL891 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T14:50:44.047Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:50:44.047Z
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4330
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
753281
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star this property date less than 2017-07-18more like thismore than 2017-07-18
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Department of Health more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government whether they intend to introduce legislation to regulate (1) physician assistants in anaesthesia, (2) physicians' associates, (3) advance critical care practitioners, and (4) surgical care practitioners; and if so, when. more like this
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Baroness Finlay of Llandaff more like this
unstar this property uin HL969 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-21more like thismore than 2017-07-21
star this property answer text <p>The Government is committed to supporting the development of a modern health and care workforce as part of the continuing drive to provide safe, accessible and high quality care for patients and service users.</p><p> </p><p>The extension of statutory regulation to currently unregulated groups will only be considered where there is a solid body of evidence demonstrating a level of risk to the public which cannot be addressed through other means of assurance, including Accredited Voluntary Registers.</p><p><br> As the Secretary of State announced in his speech to NHS Providers in November 2016, the Department is developing proposals for a public consultation to consider whether physician associates should be regulated.</p><p> </p><p> </p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen remove filter
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less than 2017-07-21T09:27:44.583Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-21T09:27:44.583Z
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4330
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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3609
unstar this property label Biography information for Baroness Finlay of Llandaff more like this
752442
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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Department of Health more like this
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star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government which hospitals have been inspected by the Care Quality Commission since 2012 when there was a visit to the paediatric audiology department as part of the inspection process; and in which years those inspections took place. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
unstar this property uin HL888 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-21more like thismore than 2017-07-21
star this property answer text <p>This information is not held centrally. The Care Quality Commission looks at a wide range of services when inspecting hospitals.</p> more like this
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen remove filter
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less than 2017-07-21T09:27:54.627Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-21T09:27:54.627Z
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4330
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
752441
star this property registered interest false more like this
star this property date less than 2017-07-17more like thismore than 2017-07-17
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Department of Health more like this
star this property answering dept id 17 remove filter
star this property answering dept short name Health more like this
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25277
star this property pref label House of Lords more like this
star this property question text Her Majesty's Government which organisation is responsible for ensuring that a paediatric audiology service that has not met the standards for Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) accreditation addresses the problems found during the accreditation visit. more like this
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Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this
unstar this property uin HL887 more like this
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star this property is ministerial correction false more like this
star this property date of answer less than 2017-07-20more like thismore than 2017-07-20
star this property answer text <p>The Improving Quality in Physiological Services (IQIPS) accreditation scheme is run by the United Kingdom Accreditation Service (UKAS). The process of accreditation provides an independent assessment that a service meets the accreditation standards.</p><p> </p><p>It is the responsibility of the service to ensure that they conform to the standard before application to UKAS for accreditation. There is a pre-registration process within the scheme that enables all services to be able to do an effective gap analysis so that they should be at a point of conforming to the standard on making an application to UKAS. If during an assessment mandatory findings are raised which show non-conformity to any part of the standard then the service agrees appropriate improvement actions with the UKAS team to rectify these and prevent re-occurrence.</p><p> </p><p>The UKAS team base their recommendation for accreditation on the findings raised relating to the conformity to the standard, risk and whether the agreed improvement actions are appropriate and can be achieved within a three month close-out period. Therefore any findings raised must be cleared by the organisation if a positive recommendation for accreditation is to be granted.</p><p> </p><p>In <em>Commissioning Services for People with Hearing Loss: A framework for clinical commissioning groups</em>, published in July 2016, NHS England strongly encourages clinical commissioning groups to expect providers to have completed the IQIPS self-assessment tool and applied for accreditation with UKAS, and achieve accreditation within the duration of their contract.</p><p> </p><p>UKAS are supporting the NHS England business objective to increase the use of accreditation, and information about those services which have achieved accreditation is not held by the Department or NHS England, but is publicly available on the UKAS website.</p><p> </p><p>Information on clinical contracts is not held centrally by NHS England.</p>
star this property answering member printed Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen remove filter
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HL889 more like this
HL890 more like this
HL891 more like this
HL979 more like this
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less than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.553Zmore like thismore than 2017-07-20T14:50:43.553Z
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4330
star this property label Biography information for Baroness Chisholm of Owlpen more like this
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2024
unstar this property label Biography information for Lord Hunt of Kings Heath more like this