AIHO activities in 2017

This an infographic setting out the work undertaken by AIHO in 2017.

Data Protection and the GDPR Key Principles

This document is intended to summarise the key legal and regulatory issues that arise in relation to data protection, particularly in the context of the reforms being introduced in May 2018 under the General Data Protection Regulation. The intention is to prompt and support AIHO member organisations into considering the key issues, by highlighting the central […]

AIHO Mythbusters

Addressing common misunderstandings about appraisal and revalidation This document has been adapted for the Independent Sector by the AIHO Medical Revalidation Forum with the permission of the Royal College of General Practitioners.

AIHO Factual Accuracy Challenges to Inspection Reports Key Principles

The aim of this Key Principles document is to provide some guidance to providers regarding the Factual Accuracy process and how best to approach it.

AIHO Duty Of Candour – Key Principles

This AIHO document summarises the key legal and regulatory issues that arise in relation to the statutory Duty of Candour, enforced by the Care Quality Commission (CQC). Updated September 2017

AIHO Consent and Capacity Key Principles July 2017

Published on 19 July 2017 This document is intended to summarise the key legal and regulatory issues that arise in Consent and Capacity issues within the workplace.

Kings Fund AIHO Clinical Leadership Independent Sector Flyer

This Kings Fund programme is designed to support directors of clinical services across independent providers and is delivered in partnership with the Association of Independent Healthcare Organisations (AIHO).

AIHO activities in 2016

This an infographic setting out the work undertaken by AIHO in 2016.

AIHO briefing – Work Health and Disability Green Paper 2017

This document summarises the key points from AIHO’s formal submission to the government’s Green Paper on work, health and disability. “Evidence shows the valuable contribution the independent sector makes to workplace productivity…There is clear scope for an expanded role for the independent healthcare sector in supporting the work and health agenda, and we are developing […]

AIHO briefing – Brexit and the Independent Sector February 2017

AIHO recognises the enormity of the context and challenge that Brexit poses for the UK and its healthcare sector. This briefing sets out some emerging challenges posed by Brexit and AIHO’s recommendations for how the Government should respond to ensure that the UK delivers the healthcare system Britain deserves.

AIHO Practising Privileges Principles

This AIHO document summarises the key legal and regulatory issues that arise when an independent hospital is engaging staff through a practising privileges arrangement. The granting of practising privileges is a well-established process within independent healthcare and AIHO members will all have their organisation specific policies. This AIHO key principles document contains a number of […]

Monmouth Partners Report – Joint Working

Exploring the social and economic contribution of the independent sector for elective hip and knee surgery in the UK. This research, commissioned by AIHO from healthcare information specialists Monmouth, highlights the vital role that the independent sector plays in delivering hip and knee surgery.

AIHO NCEPOD Joint Statement 2016

An AIHO Guidance publication This document sets out an agreement between AIHO and NCEPOD for member acute hospitals to participate in relevant NCEPOD studies and contribute, in line with the fees scheme agreed by the AIHO Board.

AIHO Summary of Monmouth Partners Joint Report

This document is the summary of a report commissioned by The Association of Independent Healthcare Organisations (AIHO) and produced by healthcare information specialists Monmouth Partners.

A Guide to Independent Hospitals for CQC inspectors

The guide was developed by AIHO, with input from AIHO members and CQC, and highlights the differences and similarities between independent acute hospitals and NHS Trusts. It covers key concepts particular to independent hospitals, within the framework of the CQC’s 5 Key Questions and associated Key Lines of Enquiry (KLOEs).

AIHO Annual News 2015

AIHO Annual News 2015 highlights AIHO’s most significant achievements over the past year and sets out AIHO’s plans for the next year under the new government.

AIHO Career Opportunities in Independent Hospitals

AIHO has produced a booklet designed for use as a recruitment tool by AIHO member hospitals. The booklet sets out the range of services available in independent hospitals and key facts about the sector. It describes opportunities for nurses, healthcare assistants, allied health professionals and managers, illustrating them with a number of case studies. It […]

AIHO Membership Handbook 2014

Our first Membership Handbook includes contributions from our various members, highlighting the contribution independent healthcare providers make to improve the nation’s health.