Section 282 - The NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement
1486.This section provides for the abolition of the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement, established as a Special Health Authority in 2006.
1487.The NHS Institute supports NHS organisations in analysing their current practices against best practice and implementing changes to achieve better results.
1488.Provision is made in Part 1 of the Act for the NHS Commissioning Board to have a duty to promote innovation and to lead on quality improvement. This represents a partial transfer of the functions of the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement.