AUKUH-MSC response to NHS Constitution consultation
29 January 2013
The Association of UK University Hospitals and Medical Schools Council welcomed the amendments to the NHS Constitution as a useful update to help clarify the common purpose of those working in the NHS and meet the growing expectations of patients and the public.
Our response identified the opportunity to give teaching equal prominence to research, to make commitments to support researchers at all stages of their careers and highlighted the importance of sufficient resources being in place to allow the successful delivery of the proposed pledges.
AUKUH-MSC response to MHRA EU Clinical Trials Regulation
21 December 2012
The Association of UK University Hospitals and Medical Schools Council joint response to the MHRA consultation on EC Clinical Trials Regulation welcomed the move to a risk-based approach as a step towards reducing unnecessary burden on the institutions driving forward clinical research . A number of amendments to to the proposed regulation were highlighted to improve the text for those who will be putting them into practice.
AUKUH Directors of Nursing response to CHRE consultation on Fitness to Practise
24 March 2011
AUKUH Directors of Nursing feel that although the process has improved recently it is still overly slow, and if a case is referred to a fitness to practise panel then there is a very time-consuming process for collating investigatory information and a requirement for huge amounts of copying of paperwork.
News: AUKUH response to the Review of the CEA Award Scheme
26 November 2010
AUKUH supports the retention of a scheme that provides financial reward for sustained excellence amongst employees who are essential to the delivery and development of clinical excellence. However, AUKUH members also believe the time has come for a comprehensive review of pay systems, challenging though this might be.
AUKUH response to the DH White Paper: Liberating the NHS
12 October 2010
AUKUH has responded to the Department of Health White Paper: Liberating the NHS. We agree that health care needs to be undertaken differently if we are to address pressing public health issues and the requirements of an ageing population susceptible to multiple chronic diseases.
AUKUH Chairs' Group response to Liberating the NHS Consultation
21 September 2010
The AUKUH Chairs' Group have responded to the DH White Paper 'Equity and Excellence: Liberating the NHS' which sets out the government's aspirations to put patients first and to trust and empower professionals in order to drive up standards.
AUKUH welcomes the Academy of Medical Science's Review of the Regulation and Governance of Medical Research
1 June 2010
The Association of UK University Hospitals welcomes this consultation as an opportunity to contribute to the Academy of Medical Sciences’ review of the regulation and governance of medical research, and fully supports attempts to improve research governance and reduce bureaucracy.
AUKUH welcomes the GMC's recommendations for the future regulation of medical education and training
9 March 2010
The Association of UK University Hospitals (AUKUH) have responded to the GMC review of the Future Regulation of Medical Education and Training. AUKUH particularly welcomes the proposed review of the quality assurance processes for the Foundation Programme, which provides an opportunity to sort out the anomalies related to current responsibilities in the first and second year of the foundation programme.
AUKUH recognises that EWTD has had an impact on the quality of medical education
15 February 2010
The Association of UK University Hospitals have responded to the NHS Medical Education England Review of the Impact on the European Working Time Directive (EWTD) on the Quality of Postgraduate Training.
AUKUH broadly supports the DH Proposed Framework for Quality Accounts
10 December 2009
The Association of UK University Hospitals (AUKUH) have responded to the Department of Health's proposed framework for Quality accounts. AUKUH believes that accountability for the Quality Account’s accuracy and performance-level should rest with the Board and that there should be a mandatory statement from them that explicitly references the accuracy and performance-level and the process the Board utilises to reach this assurance.