Latest news from NHS England


Annual flu immunisation plan and letter 2015/16 published

Public Health England along with the Department of Health and NHS England have today published the Annual Flu Plan and Letter for 2015/16. The Plan will aid the development of robust and flexible operational plans by local organisations and emergency planners within the NHS and local government. It provides the public and healthcare professionals with […]

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Latest round of technology funding announced

Health and social care providers across the country will benefit from £78 million this year to invest in technology and help them move from paper-based clinical records to integrated digital care records. £43 million of Integrated Digital Care funding will be used by NHS Trusts and Local Authorities to put in place electronic information systems […]

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Recipients of £350 million of investment in primary care announced

Patients across England are set to benefit from a £350 million investment in GP services, announced today (27th March 2015). The 2015/16 funding will deliver on the promise of a new deal for primary care, as highlighted in the NHS Five Year Forward View. Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund – second wave pilots An additional 37 […]

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Chair of the national maternity review announced

Baroness Julia Cumberlege is to lead a major review of maternity services which is set to modernise care for women and babies across the country, NHS England announced today. The programme of work will assess current maternity care provision and consider how services should be developed to meet the changing needs of women and babies. […]

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NHS England releases new framework to assure CCGs

The new Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) assurance framework for 2015/16 has been published today. CCGs were established on 1 April 2013 and are clinically-led statutory bodies that commission local healthcare services. The new framework describes the assurance process which supports CCGs to commission safe, high quality and cost effective services for patients. It includes a […]

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The new Congenital Heart Disease review: 40th update – John Holden

Your feedback We’ve been asked whether NHS England can “look under the bonnet” of the independent report on our recent consultation – for example, can we see the detail of individual responses?  The answer is yes, we can. Our review team has already read every single response that came in, and if we need to […]

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