Eastbourne, HailshamandSeafordCCG Committee Meeting Item Number: Date of meeting: 28 November 201241/12 Title of report: East Sussex NHS Provider Quality Assurance Report. Recommendation: The Committee is recommended to note the contents of this report. Summary: This paper provides the members of the governing body with a report on the progress made by the NHS providers, who are commissioned by the CCGs in East Sussex, in providing high quality services to the residents of East Sussex. It provides the current position, assurances in place and further actions being taken to continuously improve services. This enables the governing body to decide on its level of assurance or provide further direction. Committee sponsor: Sharon Gardner-Blatch, Head of Quality, Safety and Nursing (East) Author: Sharon Gardner-Blatch, Head of Quality, Safety and Nursing (East), and Adrian Leah, Clinical Quality Facilitator Date of report: 15/11/2012 Review by other committees: The quality issues in this report have been scrutinised by the Qualityand Governance committee prior to being received. Health impact: Potential impacts on health outcomes related to quality of services. Financial implications: Potential additional costs associated with sub optimal health outcomes related to quality of services Legal or compliance implications: Potential for commissioned providers to breach CQC registration, legislative and compliance requirements should quality of services be sub optimal. Link to key objective and/or principal risks: Commissioner’s Duty of Quality Patient and public engagement: None Equality impact assessment completed: Quality of services affects all users.