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Notes from the field of public involvement

Wednesday, 01 December 2004

Controls Assurance going – so who will watch the watchers?

The joint DH/Cabinet Office review of controls assurance, Making a Difference, abolishes the Controls Assurance process and the requirement to report centrally on it. Supposedly this will cut the NHS burden of collating and reporting information by about 85,000 person days a year, thereby freeing up over 350 staff in the frontline for other work. So whose job will it be to report on this important aspect of governance?

Read the full review here: http://www.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/regulation/docs/pst/pdf/Controlsrep.pdf

Andrew Craig | Send feedback