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Focus falls on future of NHS111

More than 200 delegates are expected to attend the NHS111 Focus on Futures conference in Manchester today. They will hear about exciting new developments being planned for the service which already fields more than one million calls a month. Keynote speakers will include Beverley Bryant, NHS England’s Director of Digital Technology, who will focus on […]

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Have your say on NHS England’s bulletins

NHS England produces a series of bulletins to help staff to communicate in an accessible and engaging manner. To keep them valuable and well read, we want your feedback. Let us know what you like and don’t like in this short survey and help us improve our communications with you. The survey closes at the […]

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Liaison and Diversion Bulletin: May 2015

Publications Gateway Reference: 03421 Update on the programme This month we are updating readers on the progress of the Liaison and Diversion programme. The 10 wave 1 schemes have completed their first year of testing the new national service specification and the second wave of schemes have commenced operation – a major milestone for the […]

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In touch: Issue 4

Get involved Help us improve the NHS with feedback on your local NHS services All of us can help improve the NHS by giving feedback after visiting the dentist, a GP practice, or when we use local hospitals, community services and mental health services.  The Friends and Family Test enables patients to make their voices […]

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Board meeting – 28 May 2015

The next Board meeting will take place on 28 May 2015, Southside London, at 10.30am. If you would like to attend, please register your interest at england.boardattendance@nhs.net. and let us know if you have any additional requirements. Please note that members of the public are welcome to attend meetings of the Board – which although being […]

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NHS England launches new Medicines Optimisation Dashboard

NHS England has today launched an updated Medicines Optimisation Dashboard to help CCGs improve and understand how well patients across the country are being supported to use their medicines. The dashboard brings together data and aligns it to various themes including patient safety, mental health, cardiovascular disease, respiratory disease, diabetes, antibiotic prescribing and community pharmacy. […]

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The Kate Granger Awards – Last call for entries

Entries for the Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards close a week today. The awards, to be staged for the second successive year at the Health and Innovation Expo 2015, close to submissions next Friday, May 29. So now is the time to make sure you get your entry or nomination in. Named after Kate Granger, […]

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Combining innovations: NHS test beds and Formula One – Dr Mahiben Maruthappu

The co-founder of the NHS Innovation Accelerator looks at how the NHS can learn from the world of motorsport: When it comes to innovation in British healthcare, three truths are frequently forgotten: First, the NHS is unique. In England it serves over 53 million people, with around one million patient contacts every 36 hours. It […]

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