Presentation on theme: "#hfeaconference2014 26 February 2014 Dr. Lynne Nice, Dr. Andrew Leonard, Dr. Sara Parlett CARE Nottingham, HFEA How can the HFEA inspection process help."— Presentation transcript:
#hfeaconference2014 26 February 2014 Dr. Lynne Nice, Dr. Andrew Leonard, Dr. Sara Parlett CARE Nottingham, HFEA How can the HFEA inspection process help you make a difference?
The purpose of inspections is to: assess compliance provide an independent and professional perspective on the running of the centre promote good practice so that centres can improve the quality of service they provide to patients and donors provide centres with a positive learning experience provide centres with the opportunity to feed back on their experience of the inspection process, in order to assist us to continually improve our procedures give patients reliable information about a centre’s compliance with statutory and other obligations, and about the quality and safety of licensed activities undertaken at that centre. HFEA inspections
Inspection cycle Renewal Year 1: fully scheduled Comprehensive review of compliance with all requirements Continuous monitoring and analysis Interim Year 3: unannounced model Focused observations coupled with analysis Continuous monitoring and analysis
Interim inspections What are your experiences of unannounced inspections?
Workshop Introduction The purpose of this workshop: is an opportunity for you to explore with us the strengths and weakness of HFEA inspections Group discussions What are the strengths of HFEA inspections? What are the weaknesses of HFEA inspections?
Workshop Introduction The purpose of this workshop: to explore how inspections can help you improve what you do for patients Group discussions How can inspections improve quality of care? What areas of practice should we look at? What information should we provide to help you improve quality of care?