Aintree University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust joined the Advancing Quality (AQ) programme at its launch in 2008 and is currently participating in eight clinical focus areas (CFA), this includes Alcohol Related Liver Disease (ARLD).
The AQ ARLD measure set was introduced in January 2015. All participating organisations had the first three months to measure baseline performance and identify improvement opportunities. This baseline data was for organisational analysis only to enable hospitals develop improvement plans.
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