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The Quality Review Scheme for rheumatology is an accreditation programme aimed at raising standards of patient care across the UK.

The Quality Review Scheme (QRS) helps and supports services to undertake a quality improvement (QI) process aimed at improving all aspects of their rheumatology service, along with enhancing patient care and experience.
This programme aims to promote excellence by evaluating services against established good practice standards, through a supportive process facilitating QI by highlighting areas of best practice and areas for development.

Why accredit?

QRS offers a professionally-led assessment that provides external, independent validation of your quality of care. Achieving our accreditation quality mark (pictured above) assures patients, funders and the general public that you're demonstrating high-quality, consistent care.

It also raises your service profile and provides independent and impartial recognition of the hard work and commitment of service staff and managers.

Accreditation is a voluntary process.

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Accreditation standards

Currently under review

Learn more about QRS

Introducing you to our Quality Review Scheme, the first UK-wide best practice standards for rheumatology services