In response to the recent announcement by the Department of Health to create 'Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs)', the North East and North Cumbria have submitted an application to become an AHSN.
An independent inquiry by Robert Francis QC published a report into the severe failings in the emergency care provided by mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust between 2005 and 2008.
HIEC NE has been contracted by NHS North East to undertake a regional review of the analyses of the Robert Francis Report to identify areas where education and training can play a key role in ensuring high quality patient care.
Completed ... This piece of work has now been completed and submitted to NHS North East.
For further information on the Robert Francis Report please click here.