NHS Libraries Quality Assurance Framework(LQAF)
The purpose of the NHS Library Quality Assurance Framework (LQAF) England is to ensure that the NHS Library Services across England are reviewed and quality assured against national standards. Each library service has to demonstrate they are delivering a quality service which meets both national and local business needs and expectations.
In 2013 Lancashire Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust Library & Information Service achieved a compliance score of 97%, which is an above average compliance score for the acute sector in the NW. The 2014 LQAF is due for submission at the end of August 2014