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quality standards

Audit and Data

Clinical effectiveness is one of the three arms of healthcare quality and can be defined as “Care which provides good outcomes, that is good results or success of care for patients.  This can be assessed both through clinical outcome measures, such as mortality/survival rates, complication rates, and through patient reported outcome measures (PROMs) such as

Quality Standards

The Royal College of Ophthalmologists champions excellence in care. In order to provide the best care for patients, and to generate improvements in care, it is important to be able to measure the quality of clinical services provided.  In addition, measuring quality provides quality assurance data for patients, regulators and commissioners. There are many possible

Quality Standards for Services for Patients with Learning Disabilities

There are numerous personal accounts nationwide of ways in which ophthalmologists have been able to enhance the quality of life of people with learning disability. The impact of an intervention to improve sight should not be underestimated. In 2011 The Royal College of Ophthalmologists, with the support of SeeAbility, VISION 2020 UK and the RNIB,