The Mid and South Essex Quality Strategy has been co-produced across system partners with its foundations in the National Quality Board’s (NQB) Shared Commitment to Quality, as our framework for quality improvement and assurance in the developing landscape of our Integrated Care System (ICS).
The strategy sets out a vision for our future, using the solid foundations from the Mid and South Essex Clinical Commissioning Groups and creating new and innovative ways of working to build a framework enabling us to improve quality for all, recognise and reduce inequality, and to manage risk effectively.
The strategy was developed during the Covid pandemic which challenged the NHS and care services. This significantly impacted on our ability to deliver our aspired and usual levels of service and has resulted in a need to plan system recovery.
It has also provided the opportunity to capture any learning from and that continues to come from the pandemic, to transform, raise standards and improve outcomes.
The Mid and South Essex System is now establishing how to implement and measure our Quality Strategy which was developed in 2021, but due to legislative delays was not formally implemented. The following implementation plan is for Year 1 of 3 (2022/23) sets out our ambitions and priorities to improve health and wellbeing for people in Mid and South Essex, supporting our residents to live healthier and more independent lives; promoting self-care and prevention by putting quality at the heart of decision making, whilst keeping up with the challenges of a rapidly changing world.
This first iteration of our NHS implementation plan focusses on our main healthcare provider ambitions and the delivery of quality by developing our local system in line with national guidelines.
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