Table 1

Framework for data collection and analysis

Framework dimensionEvidence
1QI as board priority 17–22
2Using data for improvement 18–20
3Familiarity with current performance 17 18
4Degree of staff involvement 25
5Degree of public/patient/carer involvement 25
6Clear, systematic approach (clear and well-specified priorities, manageable number) 17 18 20
7Balance between clinical effectiveness, patient experience and safety 18 20
8Dynamics (how board members challenge/ask questions of each other) 13
  • QI, quality improvement.