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Quality Assurance aims to maintain minimum standards while encouraging the continued striving for excellence.  The process of quality assurance ensures the quality systems are in place and that set standards are met.

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BBC Health News


Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:06:45 +0100

Councils in England and Wales are being overwhelmed with requests to ensure the human rights of vulnerable people are not being abused.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:04:36 +0100

Younger bowel cancer patients should be offered a genetic test to screen for a rare condition linked to a higher risk of cancer, say UK researchers.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 23:03:45 +0100

Government measures to reduce the sale of cheap alcohol have been criticised by health researchers.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:08:21 +0100

More than one in 10 three-year-olds have tooth decay, the first survey of the age group shows.

Tue, 30 Sep 2014 19:05:23 +0100

Patients in England will be able to visit their GP seven days a week by 2020, Prime Minister David Cameron promises.