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STPs – not sticky toffee puddings

By Rachel Allan, senior account director, ZPB STPs – Sustainability and Transformation plans (or partnerships) are the initiative du jour. Developed as a vehicle to support, and more recently, implement the Five Year Forward View, they are either hailed as the answer to all ills or a slightly odd collection of vanguards, ACOs,  ACSs and well-meaning local…

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CQC set for unannounced inspections

On Monday 3 April the Cambridge Health Network hosted an event with Wyman from the Care Quality Commission, Is regulation in a healthy place? It was a lively and uninhibited discussion with Wyman outlining the future of the CQC and what was in store for the regulator and the landscape of inspections going forward. The event was covered by the…

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Using data to measure quality in hospitals

ZPB’s COO Alex Kafetz spoke yesterday at The British Healthcare Business Intelligence Association’s annual conference about different ways to measure the performance of healthcare organisations. Alex knows a thing or two about healthcare data, having formerly worked for the health regulator the Healthcare Commission and at data company Dr Foster, and at ZPB he works closely with health…