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Non-members and the OECI A&D programme

October 24, 2016 by Administrator
A modification of the User Manual:

Non-members can apply for the OECI A&D programme as soon as they are member of the OECI. The demonstration of interest for the A&D Programme can be taken into consideration when the centre applies for membership and the candidacy is unanimously approved by the General Assembly (every year in June).

For More information on how to become an OECI full or associate member, please go to:

OECI auditor training Cambridge on 4 and 5 July 2016

September 07, 2016 by Administrator
A group of 14 oncology professionals from 9 European countries has participated in the OECI auditor training.
The training took place on 4 and 5 July 2016 in Cambridge. During these two days the auditors learned the ins and outs of the Accreditation & Designation Programme based on the most recent OECI standards and essential methods for auditors. Trainer Patrick Corstiaans of Kerteza provided practical tools to prepare and execute audits.
The training was concluded with role plays in which the new auditors could practice their interviewing skills.

International Accreditation of the Italian network of Cancer Institutes

April 07, 2016 by Administrator
Journal Tumori made a special on the participation of 11 Cancer Centres in Italy in the OECI Accreditation and Designation Programme. Please find the Journal and articles by following the link!

Change in the composition of the OECI Accreditation & Designation Board

February 12, 2016 by Administrator
On behalf of the Accreditation and Designation (A&D) Group we announce the new chair of the A&D working group: Simon Oberst.

Simon Oberst is currently Director of Clinical Development at the Cambridge Cancer Centre. Simon served actively as member of the A&D Board and chaired several audit groups.

After thirteen years of designing and launching the A&D programme, Mahasti Saghatchian, transfers her activities as a chair and will stay as a board member of the OECI A&D group. We express our gratitude for her dedication to the A&D programme.

Become an OECI auditor

December 16, 2015 by Administrator
Registration for the next training for auditors and auditors chairs is now open for registration. The training will takes place in the first half of 2016.

Learn more about the profile of auditors and chairs in the menu "auditors" and find also the registration form there.

Accreditation and designation newsletter

November 27, 2015 by Administrator
The newest Accreditation and Designation newsletter contains information about:
  • Revision of the OECI Accreditation and Designation Standards
  • Group of auditors, training course and fees
  • Certified centres – Update October 2015
  • Cancer Centres Certified at the 2015 General Assembly – Porto June 24th
  • Final Meeting of the Italian participation to the OECI A&D Programme
  • The OECI Accreditation and Designation Group

You find the newsletter attached.

King’s Health Partners awarded Comprehensive Cancer Centre status

October 30, 2015 by Administrator
Cancer at King’s Health Partners has received a prestigious European accreditation in recognition of excellence in patient care, research and training.

The Academic Health Sciences Centre (AHSC) partnership has been awarded Comprehensive Cancer Centre status by the Organisation of European Cancer Institutes (OECI). The OECI brings together cancer care and research organisations in Europe to support the sharing of knowledge and information, delivery of new and better cancer treatments and improved quality of life for patients.

ISQUA 2015 - presentation Accreditation & Designation group

September 07, 2015 by Administrator
From 4 to 7 October Qatar's captial will host the 32nd International Conference of the International Society of Quality in Health Care.
The OECI Accreditation and Designation Group (Harriët Blaauwgeers, OECI A&D coordinator) will provide a 15 minutes oral presentation about the Accreditation Programme.

Date: Monday, 5 October, 10:30
Room: Level 1, Room 105
Title: Revision of the OECI Accreditation and Designation standards

Update revised standards OECI Accreditation and Designation programme

June 26, 2015 by Administrator
During the General Assembly in Porto (24 June 2015), the revised standard of the OECI A&D programme are accepted.
The OECI A&D management unit will adapt the e-tool, manual, website and related documents in the coming period. Meanwhile, a copy of the qualitative and quantitative standard can be found here.

Share your opinion on the OECI quality standards

January 27, 2014 by Administrator
The OECI standards are under revision.
Share you opinion on the standards in the following document!
And send back to no later than 1 March 2014:
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