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April is Bowel Cancer Awareness Month, focusing on screening

Bowel cancer is the second biggest cancer killer in the UK. However it shouldn't be because it is treatable and curable especially if diagnosed early. The UK’s leading bowel cancer research charity, Bowel Cancer UK, is using Bowel Cancer Awareness... Read more

31 Mar 2016

Summary of the PQIP Clinical Reference Group 2nd meeting

The Perioperative Quality Improvement Programme (PQIP) plans to collect data on patient risk factors, perioperative complications and patient reported outcome measures (PROMS) for patients undergoing major elective surgery.The data collection is... Read more

18 Mar 2016

Surgical input required into a clinical decision support tool for specialist services

NHS England has advised commissioners that specialist services should be implementing  ‘Clinical utilisation review and management systems’ (CURM) as part of inpatient care. CURM aids clinicians in assessing whether the patient is receiving the... Read more

11 Mar 2016

Clinical Excellence Awards – 2016 round – England & Wales

Dear ACPGBI Member - I write to let you know the process that ACPGBI will be adopting for the 2016 Clinical Excellence Awards round for England and Wales. The timeframe set by government on ACCEA applications is very tight this year and therefore... Read more

10 Mar 2016