Tuesday, March 05, 2013

Francis Inquiry – report and reaction

The Francis Inquiry reported its results and recommendations on 6th February 2013. Here are a few links that you might find helpful:

Francis Inquiry Final Report 2013 - The final report 
Previous Inquiry 2010
Previous Inquiry 2010 from Department of Health - acceptance of the 18 recommendations 

As you can imagine a great number of health-related organisations published an immediate response to the report. However in general there will need to be a period of analysis and reflection until anything substantive is developed.

Here are some resources that you might want to monitor:

The Guardian
The Essential Guide  - background information from the Guardian.
On-going articles from the Guardian regarding the Mid Staffordshire NHS Trust 

Department of Health

Nuffield Trust
Analysis and Resources - This includes papers submitted to the inquiry, including topics such as:
  • Structure and organisation of the NHS
  • Regulation
  • Commissioning
  • Training and development.

King’s Fund
Blog entries and articles relating to the publication of the report and background information.
Creating the Right Culture of Care - resources relating to factors that the King’s Trust has identified as contributing to a culture of care.

British Medical Association
Here you can find the BMA’s response as well as commentary and analysis

Royal College of Nursing

Royal College of General Practitioners
Further resources including an overview of the report and policy statement on whistle blowing.

NHS Confederation

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