The Community Right to Bid (Assets of Community Value in legislation) is one of a raft of new initiatives introduced in the
Localism Act 2011, and came into force when it completed its ?nal
Parliamentary stage in Autumn 2012.
The Community Right to Bid allows communities and parish councils to nominate buildings or land for listing by the local authority as an asset of community value.
As an international leader in public participation, International Association of Public Participation (IAP2) has developed the IAP2 Core Values for Public Participation for use in the development and implementation of public participation processes. These core values were developed over a two year period with broad international input to identify those aspects of public participation which cross national, cultural, and religious boundaries. The purpose of these core values is to help make better decisions which re? ect the interests and concerns of potentially a? ected people and entities
The Friends and Family Test was introduced across the NHS from April 2013. The FFT for acute in-patients and patients discharged from A&E became mandatory on 1 April.
Now all providers of NHS funded acute inpatient and A&E services are asking patients:
How likely are you to recommend our <ward/A&E department> to friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment? with answers on a scale of extremely likely to extremely unlikelyThis quick, consistent, standardised patient experience indicator will provide organisations, employees and the public with a simple, easily understandable headline metric, based on near real-time experience.
- It will enable the views of patients and their families to be heard and provides a platform to shape and deliver better services. Patients will be able to use the information to make decisions about their care and to challenge their local trusts to improve services while championing those who excel
- It will mean that employees from boards to wards will be informed and empowered to tackle areas of weak performance and celebrate and build on whats working well, using the results from this test and other sources of intelligence
- Tracking trends in test results will also provide validation of where targeted improvements are most effective and results can be triangulated with other quality indicators and measures to provide more in-depth understanding of issues and areas of improvement