Decision details

System Quality, Safety and Safeguarding Report

Decision Maker: Integrated Commissioning Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To endorse the Quality and Safety Commitment which lays down requirements for each system partner and seven steps process for quality and safety delivery in Health and Care


The Board gave consideration to a report of the Chief Nurse and Associated Director of Quality and Safeguarding / Cabinet Member for Health which provided an update on the development of both Quality, Safety and Safeguarding Strategic and Operational function across the system.


The report outlined the Quality, Safety and Safeguarding Commitment and the interface of this work stream with other functions across the system and its alignment to both neighbourhood development and Clinical Care Professional leadership.


Alternatives considered and rejected:

Not to endorse the Quality and Safety Commitment.



1.    That the Quality and Safety Commitment be endorsed by the Integrated Commissioning Board and be linked into Rochdale Borough Safeguarding Children’s Partnership, Rochdale Borough Safeguarding Adult Board, Community Safety Partnership and relevant ensuing work streams;

2.    That all health and care service design and provision be underpinned by the Commitment;

3.    That the Commitment be an enabler for implementation of the Quality and Safeguarding Strategies.


Reason for Recommendation:

The aim is the optimum safety and quality delivered to the right people, in the right place, at the right time based on the identified need and proposed outcomes.

Report author: Fabiola Fuschi

Publication date: 31/03/2022

Date of decision: 29/03/2022

Decided at meeting: 29/03/2022 - Integrated Commissioning Board

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