Report of the Director of Neighbourhood Services and Resources
The Director of Neighbourhood Services and Resources submitted a report (previously circulated) on the Quality Accounts 2018/19 for Tees, Esk and Wear Valley NHS Foundation Trust and County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust and to seek Scrutiny Committee’s approval of the Quality Accounts.
The submitted report stated Members had been more involved with the local Foundation Trusts Quality Accounts to enable them to have a better understanding and knowledge of performance when submitting the commentaries on the Quality Accounts at the end of the Municipal Year 2018/19. As a result, Members committed to attending the Stakeholder events hosted by Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust (TEWV) and County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust (CDDFT) and had received regular performance reports from both TEWV and CDDFT.
The Associate Director of Nursing (Patient Safety and Governance), County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust presented the Trust’s Quality Accounts and in doing so responded to Members’ questions on various aspects of the Accounts.
The Trust welcomed Members comments and thanked them for their input.
The Planning and Business Development Manager, the Head of Clinical Audit and the Head of Nursing provided a PowerPoint presentation for Members on the Trust’s Quality Account and responded to Members’ questions on various aspects of the Accounts.
Members were thanked for their commitment to responding to the Quality Account.
RESOLVED – That draft commentaries for the Quality Accounts 2018/19 for County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust and Tees, Esk and Wear Valleys NHS Foundation Trust be drafted and submitted to the respective Trusts for inclusion in the Quality Accounts for 2018/19.