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commission for health improvement meaning

  "commission for health improvement" in a sentence
  • [Law]
    A body established under the Health Act 1999. Its remit includes providing advice to Primary Care Trusts or NHS Trusts for the purpose of monitoring and improving the quality of health care and reporting on the provision or quality of health care.

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  1. Two new national bodies _ the National Institute for Clinical Excellence and the Commission for Health Improvement _ will be set up to ensure high standards of care in hospitals.
  2. Peter Homa the Chief Executive of the Commission for Health Improvement was appointed as the first Chief Executive but resigned from the post at the request of the organisation's chairman Sir Ian Kennedy in April 2003.
  3. He was formerly chair of the Metropolitan Housing Partnership, a non-executive director of the schools regulator Ofsted, and a senior civil servant in the Cabinet Office and a board member of the Commission for Health Improvement.
  4. He was the Chief Executive of the Commission for Health Improvement and was appointed as the first Chief Executive of the new Healthcare Commission which replaced it but resigned from the post at the request of the organisation's chairman Sir Ian Kennedy in April 2003.
  5. The Healthcare Commission took over the role of the Commission for Health Improvement ( CHI ) on the 1 April 2004 and also assumed some of the responsibilities of the National Care Standards Commission ( NCSC ) and the Audit Commission, as well as a number of additional functions.

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