Review of clinical excellence awards


17 / 12 / 2012

The review's recommendations support NHS Employers' view that the current system of awards needs revision, and that the CEA contract should reward current performance and encourage career progression, rather than rewarding length of service.

, media statementCommenting in a Dean Royles said:

"The current system of awards definitely needs revision and we are glad the review body supports our view. If we are to have Clinical Excellence Awards then they need to pass the 'Ronseal Test' to ensure staff are rewarded for truly outstanding and excellent contributions to patient care.”

Read more and access the CEA report.

Dean Royles also commented on the junior doctors' scoping report, which was published today by the Department of Health.

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