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This consultation ended 20 January 2023.

Consultation period:
25 October 2022 to 20 January 2023
Last updated:

Reviewing responses

The responses to this consultation are currently being reviewed. Details of the outcome will be published here in due course.

Original consultation

We want your views on how to introduce the necessary changes for implementing the duty of quality.

Consultation documents

Consultation document , file type: PDF, file size: 334 KB

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Consultation document - easy read , file type: PDF, file size: 1 MB

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The Duty of Quality Statutory Guidance 2023 and Quality Standards 2023 , file type: PDF, file size: 653 KB

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Additional information

The Duty of Quality means NHS organisations and Welsh Ministers have a duty to:

  • create a culture of quality within organisations
  • focus on improving the quality of health services and outcomes for the population on an ongoing basis
  • actively monitor progress of improvement and routinely share this information with their population

We are consulting on:

How we introduce the Duty of Quality to NHS organisations and Welsh Health Ministers through new statutory guidance.

Watch our video about the Duty of Quality.