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Demand for the Quality Mark Increases

Wednesday, 16 May 2018 11:34

Image: NSA logo.Quality Mark applications have risen significantly this month, both from a renewal point of view and full new applications.

The Quality Mark is classed by the Professional Standards Agency for Health and Social Care as the ‘gold standard’ to strive for within quality assurance, an accolade we are extremely proud to hold. Many of the Excellence Centre Network partners are applying to hold the kite mark to ensure they are compliant with the high standards of delivery, outcomes and quality assurance required by the Excellence Centre hosts.

This month the Excellence Centre Network Manager met with six partners in the North East who are working as a collaborate to complete their Quality Mark applications; they are already working as a team to streamline their workload, share best practice and ensure a consistency of applications, whilst keeping their individuality of delivery clear and evident.

Congratulations to those organisations recently being awarded the Quality Mark or choosing to renew:

Newly achieved Quality Mark – Petroc College of Further and Higher Education, Barts Health NHS Trust  

Renewed Quality Mark – The Learning Enterprise; CME Medical; Public Health England; Portsmouth Hospital, Havant & South Downs College

Shaun Kershaw, Head of Petroc Health and Care Academy commented, “Petroc College of Further and Higher Education recognised the importance of gaining the Skills for Health Quality Mark as it demonstrates excellence within the delivery of health and social care education.

As a FE/HE provider which strongly supports the local health and social care sector and has gained national recognition via Health Education England for its innovative work centred upon the work of the Petroc Health and Care Academy, the successful achievement of the Quality Mark was essential to provide additional reassurances to providers that what we offer is of a very high standard, is sector specific and is delivered by highly experienced practitioners. We are delighted that our expertise in the sector has been recognised and are extremely proud to hold the Skills for Health Quality Mark.”

 Take a look here at other training providers with the Quality Mark.