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Informed: Issue 9

Gateway number: 02408 Tony Young appointed as National Clinical Director for Innovation NHS England has appointed a new National Clinical Director for Innovation, Professor Tony Young PhD, FRCS (Urol). As National Clinical Director (NCD), Professor Young’s role will provide clinical leadership and support in delivering improved health outcomes across the five domains of the NHS […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 70, 23 October 2014

Gateway reference number: 02409 Download the bulletin as a PDF   Contents   Headline News: NHS leaders in England publish the Five Year Forward View Strategic issues: 2015/16 Planning Guidance Finance Guidance on the Better Care Fund and S.75 Budgets from CIPFA and the HFMA Operational issues – for action: NHS Standard Contract 2015/16 Cold […]

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Developing a new approach to palliative care funding: A first draft for discussion

Based on a two year data collection from 11 sites covering both adults’ and children’s services, NHS England is developing a currency for palliative care which focusses on patient need. The aim of the work is to provide a transparent basis for palliative care commissioning NHS England’s initial thoughts on the currency model have been published […]

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NHS Leaders set out vision for healthcare in England

The NHS is at a crossroads and needs to change and improve as it moves forward. That was the message from NHS England’s Chief Executive Simon Stevens today as a Five Year Forward View for the NHS was launched. As the Forward View document was published, Mr Stevens told an audience of key stakeholders: “Healthcare […]

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Tony Young to be the National Clinical Director for Innovation

NHS England is pleased to announce the appointment of a new National Clinical Director for Innovation, Professor Tony Young PhD, FRCS (Urol). As National Clinical Director (NCD), Professor Young’s role will provide clinical leadership and support in delivering improved health outcomes across the five domains of the NHS Outcomes Framework. In particular Tony will focus […]

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The new Congenital Heart Disease review: 33rd update – John Holden

Your feedback We are keen to encourage as many people as possible to share their views with us through the consultation process: we have been asked about the deadline for returning responses: further information can be found here. Our independent analysts (Dialogue by Design) will analyse the responses we have received to consultation during January […]

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Organisations invited to apply to host Executive NHS Innovation Programme (ENIP)

NHS England has established an Executive Innovation Programme to promote the development of innovation across the healthcare system. The programme aims to identify, train and mentor senior innovation leaders, empowering them to implement and disseminate innovation in their organisation and the wider NHS. With the NHS facing many pressures, including widening demographic changes, increased prevalence […]

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Informed: Issue 8

Simon Stevens announces £120million investment in mental health NHS England’s Chief Executive, Simon Stevens, and Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg have announced huge investment in a five-year ambition for mental health services that will see new waiting time standards and early intervention services introduced, helping to put mental health on an equal footing with physical […]

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Opportunities for placement students in analytical teams

The Department of Health and NHS England have opportunities for placement students to work for 9 to 12 months in our analytical teams. In NHS England and the Department of Health analysts play an instrumental part in tackling some of the nation’s most challenging and high profile health problems. Our analytical teams cover a broad […]

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New Dementia ‘Ambassadors’ to help GPs and patients

Seven new ‘ambassadors’ are to begin spreading the word about the importance of diagnosing more patients with dementia in a bid to help improve patients’ and their carers’ quality of life. The seven, who are based in London, the south, the north, the midlands, and Scotland, will be helping local GPs in England to use […]

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