OC Presentation

The ‘Friends and Family Test’
April 30th 2014, Wymondham
Oliver Cruickshank, Engagement Lead, NHS South
Norfolk CCG
What is the ‘Friends and Family Test’?
• A simple question – “Would you recommend this
service to friends or family if they needed similar
• Used in hospitals – e.g. Accident and Emergency,
• South Norfolk – trialing using the Test in Community
Hospital locations and services
How will it work in Primary Care?
• 36 Practices nationwide started using the test in
October 2013
• Aimed at providing regular and timely feedback on
• Practices will roll out the Friends and Family Test in
December 2014
• Published online at NHS Choices
• Compliment Patient Surveys / Reports