QW Community Services briefing 600

Community services

In this briefing we look at publicly available quality data from community trusts. We find that it is difficult to make a meaningful overall judgement about quality in this part of the health system. A lack of routinely reported data, coupled with the absence of appropriate indicators, present challenges to monitoring quality for this large and growing area of care.

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Report author Nora Cooke O'Dowd describes the challenges of measuring the quality of community-based health services.
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How improved outcomes data on allied health professionals can help support the NHS into the future
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To deliver high quality community services we should also be thinking about general practice, mental health and social care