Clinical Outcome Review Programmes

The Clinical Outcome Review Programmes (previously known as confidential enquiries), are designed to help assess the quality of healthcare, and stimulate improvement in safety and effectiveness by systematically enabling clinicians, managers and policy makers to learn from adverse events and other relevant data.

The programmes aims to complement and contribute to the work of other agencies such as NICE; CQC, the Royal Colleges and academic research studies with the aim of supporting changes that can help improve the quality and safety of healthcare delivery.

The Clinical Outcome Review Programmes are commissioned by HQIP on behalf of NHS England, DHSSPS Northern Ireland, the Health Department of the Scottish Government, the Welsh Government, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man. 

Current programmes and suppliers:

  • Child Health programme: Currently undergoing procurement with contract award due Winter 2014


Governance for the Clinical Outcome Review Programmes


Procurement and tendering >>

For further information please contact

Jenny Mooney, Clinical Outcome Review Programmes Business Manager


Contract opportunities

For information about all current contract opportunities, please visit our procurement page.  For specific information about contract opportunities for one or more of the new topics, including provisional dates for expressions of interest, pre qualifying questionnaires and tender returns, please visit that topic's page.

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 Page last updated: 20/01/2014





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