This consultation ended 20 January 2023.
Summary of outcome
A summary of responses is now available.
After the consultation, we published an updated version of the statutory guidance on the Duty of Quality in Healthcare.
Details of outcome
Summary of responses , file type: PDF, file size: 1 MB
We want your views on how to introduce the necessary changes for implementing the duty of quality.
Consultation document , file type: PDF, file size: 334 KB
Consultation document - easy read , file type: PDF, file size: 1 MB
The Duty of Quality Statutory Guidance 2023 and Quality Standards 2023 , file type: PDF, file size: 653 KB
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.