Quality Operational Group (QOG)

Quality Operational Group (QOG)

QOG is the strategic group responsible for the co-ordination and management of the Quality Improvement management and assurances through the QIPF. The objectives of QOG:

  • Develop, review and oversee the implementation of the Quality Improvement Performance Framework (QIPF)
  • Support the educational governance structure through efficient and robust management of the QIPF
  • Review the quality management processes on an annual basis
  • Receive Quality Performance Review (QPR) reports and related action plans
  • Overseeing implementation and on-going review
  • Review the outputs of QIPF and alignment with commissioning plans
  • Manage the action plans from the annual QPR reviews ensuring consistency of approach and local ownership
  • Make recommendations to HEE EoE towards the LDAs with LEPs and ensure processes are in place to monitor such agreements
  • Manage GMC Quality Assurance visits and respond to issues raised
  • Oversee systems that ensure a high response rate to the GMC trainee and trainer surveys and respond to findings appropriately and in a timely manner
  • Review collated quality data and information from a range of sources including CQC and Monitor, ensuring it is triangulated and that data sources are used effectively to inform education commissioning decisions
  • Respond to national quality issues
  • Constantly review processes to ensure they are fit for purpose

For further information please contact fiona.sampson@nhs.net

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