Agenda Item 08 Enclosure KPCT/09/169
NHS KIRKLEES Report To:
NHS Kirklees Board
Care Quality Commission/Public Declaration
FOI Exemption Category
Sheila Dilks Director of Patient Care and Professions
Author: Key Points to Note:
Karen Hemsworth (Assistant Director for Safeguarding) • NHS Trusts required to publish public declaration by October 2nd 2009 on their website • Declaration is a key part of CQC Registration for April 2010 • Board required to sign off assurances around child protection systems, governance arrangements, training and staffing and partnership working.
Need to demonstrate minimum standards are being met and that NHS Kirklees fulfil statutory obligations
Legal Implications: Health Benefits:
Safeguarding and patient safety must be seen as a priority in order to improve health outcomes for population in Kirklees
Sub Group/Committee: Recommendation:
Template completed by safeguarding team and NHS Kirklees Safeguarding Committee
The Board receive and agree this information.
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