Following assessment by a team of external senior healthcare professionals, Talbot Grove has received the dual award of CHKS accreditation and ISO 9001 certification. This means that Talbot Grove’s processes and standards meet internationally recognised best practice, legislation and regulatory requirements.
Accreditation by CHKS provides Talbot Grove with a standards-based framework for quality assurance and quality improvement. In addition, ISO 9001 certification ensures that Talbot Grove operates an effective quality management system based on the world’s foremost quality management standard. Both awards highlight Talbot Grove’s intention to deliver a consistently high-quality service to all service participants.
Dolores Tiernan, CEO of Talbot Grove said: “We are delighted to achieve the dual award of CHKS accreditation and certification to ISO 9001. This is down to the hard work of all Talbot Grove staff and their commitment to providing an excellent service.”
Moyra Amess, Director of Benchmarking, Assurance and Accreditation at CHKS, further highlighted the hard work required from Talbot Grove. She said: “The accreditation process requires dedication and commitment. Every organisation we make this award to has proved to our external assessors that its standards and process meet international best practice standards. This is a significant achievement.”
CHKS, is a provider of healthcare intelligence and quality improvement services to the NHS and independent healthcare sector. With over 25 years’ experience, CHKS has a portfolio of information products, internationally-recognised accreditation programmes and consultancy services which provide clinicians and managers with the information needed to drive improvements in patient care, financial efficiency, clinical effectiveness and quality.