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Annual Quality Account

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) are the watchdog of hospice services and set essential standards of quality and safety for hospices services across the UK. Each year Children’s Hospice South West (CHSW) reports to the CQC.  

It is a legal requirement for all healthcare services that receive NHS funding to produce statutory accounts. The Annual Quality Account focuses on the quality of services, looking back over the previous year and looking at the key priorities for the next year. 

This Annual Quality Account for CHSW is compiled from data for the period 1 April to 31 March.

This Account has been produced by the Deputy Director of Care (Quality), Debra Hounsome with the support of the Director of Care and CEO. It also draws information that has been gathered in the production of other annual reports for CHSW such as the Annual Safeguarding Report, Annual Medicine Management Report, Annual Report and Financial Statement.

Annual Quality Account 1 April 2022 to 31 March 2023

Quality Account 2022

Quality Account 2021

Quality Account 2020