It is an expectation set out in the National Quality Board (NQB) guidance published in November 2013 that NHS Trust Boards take full responsibility for the quality of care provided to patients.

In light of this and as a key determinant of quality, NHS Trust Boards must be accountable for nursing, midwifery and care staffing capacity and capability.

Here, our Trust Board receives bi-annual comprehensive reports on safer staffing.

In addition we monitor staffing in our bedded units monthly. Follow the links below to read our reports on staffing levels in our bedded units: