Table 1

Framework for data collection and analysis

Framework dimensionEvidence
1QI as board priority17–22
2Using data for improvement18–20
3Familiarity with current performance17 18
4Degree of staff involvement25
5Degree of public/patient/carer involvement25
6Clear, systematic approach (clear and well-specified priorities, manageable number)17 18 20
7Balance between clinical effectiveness, patient experience and safety18 20
8Dynamics (how board members challenge/ask questions of each other)13
  • QI, quality improvement.