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We support the intention to establish common standards to record and report activity relating to patient outcomes consistently across both the NHS and private sector. We agree that this should make a positive contribution to strengthening healthcare governance and reducing patient safety risks.
The ADAPt programme has seen some delay during phase 2 activity due to the impact of COVID-19 with support to Test & Trace and many Private Providers supporting the NHS.
Planning for the pilots including recruiting pilot participants and confirmation of Information Governance and data sharing will be undertaken, with pilots scheduled to commence April 2021.
Phase 3: Inclusion of private data in NHS quality measures and published outputs (from October 2021 onwards)
Dependant upon the outcome of the above pilots, recommendations for changes to data collection and publishing of that data will be made to the ADAPt board.
Implementation of those recommendations may require further consultation and Information Governance.
The Private Healthcare Information Network (PHIN) is the independent, government-mandated source of information about private healthcare, working to empower patients to make better-informed choices of care provider.
The CMA has completed its remittal into the private healthcare market and has brought article 22 of the 2014 Order into force.
26 June 2018 - An initiative has been launched to ensure private healthcare data is recorded in the same way as NHS data in England, with the aim of improving consistency across the system.