Glossary

Glossary

5YFV – Five Year Forward View (also FYFV)
A&E – Accident and Emergency
A&G - Advice and Guidance
AAU – Acute Assessment Unit
ABHI – Association of British Healthcare Industries
ABPI – Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry
ACDS – Accountable Care Delivery System
ACO – Accountable Care Organisation
ACS – Accountable Care System
ADASS – Association of Directors of Adult Social Services
ADVA - Against Domestic Violence and Abuse
AfC – Agenda for Change
AHP – Allied Health Professional
AHSN – Academic Health Science Network
AMHP – Approved Mental Health Professional
AMU – Acute Medical Unit
AQP – Any Qualified Provider
ASR – Acute Services Review
AT – Area Team (NHS England)
AWP – Any Willing Provider
BAU - Business as Usual
BCF - Better Care Fund
BMA – British Medical Association
BNF – British National Formulary
CAMHS – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service
CCG – Clinical Commissioning Group
CCU - Coronary Care Unit
CD - Controlled Drug
CDAO - Controlled Drug Accountable Officer
C-Dif – Clostridium Difficile
CEP – Capped Expenditure Programme
CETR – Care Education and Treatment Review
CHC – Continuing Healthcare
CIC - Community Interest Company
CIO - Chief Information Officer
COO - Chief Operating Officer
COPD - Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease
CPD - Continuing Professional Development
CQC – Care Quality Commission
CYP – Children and Young People
DAMA - Discharge Against Medical Advice
DBS - Disclosure and Barring Service
DCC – Devon County Council
DDA - Disability Discrimination Act
DES - Directed Enhanced Services
DH - Department of Health
DPA – Data Protection Act
DPH – Director of Public Health
DPT – Devon Partnership Trust
DRSS - Devon Referral Support Service
DSU - Day Surgery Unit
E&D - Equality and Diversity
EAU - Emergency Assessment Unit
ED - Emergency Department
EDDC – East Devon District Council
EDS - Eating Disorder Service
EMSA – Eliminating Mixed Sex Accommodation
EOL - End of Life
EP - Embedded Pharmacist
EPP – Expert Patient Programme
EPR - Electronic Patient Record
EPS - Electronic Prescription Service
ESR - Electronic Staff Record
ETTF – Estates Technology and Transformation Fund
FBC - Full Business Case
FOI – Freedom of Information
FT - Foundation Trust
FYFV - Five Year Forward View (also 5YFV)
GMC - General Medical Council
GP – General Practitioner
GPwSI – GP with Special Interest
HCA – Health Care Assistant
HCAI – Health Care Associated Infection
HEE - Health Education England
HPA – Health Protection Agency
HR – Human Resources
HWB - Health and Wellbeing Board
HWD – Healthwatch Devon
HWE - Healthwatch England 
HWP – Healthwatch Plymouth
HWT – Healthwatch Torbay
IATT - Intensive Assessment and Treatment Team
ICO - Integrated Care Organisation
IFR – Individual Funding Request
IPAM – Integrated Performance and Assurance Meeting
IPC - Integrated Personal Commissioning
JSNA – Joint Strategic Needs Assessment
KLOE - Key Lines of Enquiry
LA - Local Authority
LAC - Looked After Children
LCFS - Local Counter Fraud Specialist
LES – Locally Enhanced Service
LIG – Local Implementation Group
LMC – Local Medical Committee
LOS - Length of Stay
LPC – Local Pharmaceutical Committee
LSCB - Local Safeguarding Children Board
LTC – Long-Term Conditions
MASH - Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub
MDT – Multi-Disciplinary Team
MHRA - Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency
MIG – Minor Improvement Grant
MIU – Minor Injury Unit
MOU – Memorandum of Understanding
MP – Member of Parliament
MRSA – Meticillin Resistant Staphylococcus Aureus
NAO - National Audit Office
NCSO - No Cheaper Stock Obtainable
NDDH – North Devon District Hospital
NDHT – Northern Devon Healthcare Trust
NED - Non-Executive Director
NEW Devon – Northern, Eastern and Western Devon
NHS – National Health Service
NHSE - NHS England
NHSLA - NHS Litigation Authority
NICE – National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
NMC - Nursing and Midwifery Council
OBC - Outline Business Case
OOH - Out of Hours
OP - Outpatient
OPMH – Older People’s Mental Health
OTC - Over the counter
PACT – Patient Advice and Complaints Team
PALS –  Patient Advice and Liaison Service
PbR - Payment By Results
PCC – Plymouth City Council
PCJCC – Primary Care Joint Commissioning Committee
PCT – Pre-choice triage
PFI – Private Finance Initiative
PHE - Public Health England
PHNT – Plymouth Hospitals NHS Trust
PID - Project Initiation Document
PPE – Patient and Public Engagement
PPEC - Patient and Public Engagement Committee
PPG – Patient Participation Group
PPI - Patient and Public Involvement
PRG – Patient Reference Group
QOF – Quality and Outcomes Framework
RAG - Red Amber Green assessment rating
RAMP – Resource Allocation for Mental Health and Prescribing
RCA – Root Cause Analysis
RD&E – Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital
RTT – Referral to Treatment
SAICO - Seeking Advice in the ICO
SAU - Surgical Admission Unit
SCR - Summary Care Record
SDTCCG – South Devon and Torbay Clinical Commissioning Group
SEA – Significant Event Audit
SEND - Special Educational Needs and Disabilities
SI - Serious Incident
SIRI – Serious Incident Requiring Investigation
SIRO - Senior Information Risk Owner
SOP – Standard Operating Procedure
SR - Success Regime
STP - Sustainability and Transformation Partnership/Plan
SWAHSN - South West Academic Health Science Network
SWASFT – South West Ambulance Service Foundation Trust
TCP – Transforming Care Programme
TCS – Transforming Community Services
TDA – NHS Trust Development Authority
TDRP – Treatment Decision Review Panel
TEP - Treatment Escalation Plan
ToR – Terms of Reference
TSDFT - Torbay and South Devon NHS Foundation Trust
TUPE - Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations 1981
VFM - Value For Money
Wakley – Axminster, Honiton, Ottery St Mary, Seaton and Sidmouth
WEB – Woodbury, Exmouth and Budleigh
WIC – Walk in Centre
WTE - Whole Time Equivalent

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