Acute trusts and performance management

Two useful resources are:

1) Maintaining High Professional Standards in the Modern NHS, which covers:

  • Codes of conduct
  • Allegations of criminal acts
  • Action when investigations identify possible criminal acts
  • Cases where criminal charges are brought not connected with
  • an investigation by an NHS employer
  • Dropping of charges or no court conviction
  • Guidance
  • Agreeing terms for settlement on termination of employment


2) Patient safety resources from the National Patient Safety Association.  These include: