national service frameworks

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national service frameworks

A range of documents issued by the UK Department of Health which outline national targets, standards and service models for a specific service or care group, providing guidance and defining clear quality requirements for health and social care based on the best available evidence of which treatments and services work most effectively for patients with specific diseases, or which strategies are most effective in reducing ill health. The frameworks’ strengths lies in their breadth, having been developed in partnership with health professionals, patients, carers, health service managers, voluntary agencies and other experts.

National Service Frameworks
• Cancer
• Children, young people and maternity services
• Coronary heart disease
• Diabetes
• Mental health
• Renal disease
• Older people
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