Purpose of the Quality and Performance Committee:
The Quality and Performance Committee is a statutory committee of the Board. The committee is accountable to the Board of the ICB for matters relating to the improvement in the quality of services, against each of the dimensions of quality set out in the NHS Quality Board: Shared Commitment to Quality (refreshed).
The purpose of the committee is to provide the Board with assurance that it is delivering its functions in relation to the Bedfordshire Luton and Milton Keynes system in a way that secures continuous improvement in the quality and effectiveness of services provided to the population of Bedfordshire Luton and Milton Keynes, against each of the dimensions of quality set out in the NHS Quality Board: Shared Commitment to Quality (safe, effective, positive experience, well-led, equitable and sustainably resourced) and enshrined in the Health and Care Act 2022. This includes reducing inequalities in the quality of care.
The Committee scrutinises the robustness of, and gains and provides assurance to the Board, that there is an effective system of quality governance and system performance management that supports it to effectively deliver its strategic objectives and ensure that sustainable, high quality care is provided to its population.
Committee meetings during 2023/24 will be held in private on the following dates:
5 May 2023
7 July 2023
15 September 2023 – Extraordinary
10 November 2023
8 March 2024