This report evaluates the introduction of standards to improve acute and emergency care in London hospitals.
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The London Quality Standards were conceived as part of a longer journey to reduce variation and improve quality of care. The programme was distinctive in its scope of ambition aiming to improve the care of acutely unwell patients admitted to London hospitals. This summary accompanies a full report that reviews the construction impact and implications of the LQS in acute medicine using a mixedmethods approach.