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NHS England, Monitor and the TDA come together to issue joint guidance to the NHS

A collaborative approach to planning across the NHS in England is being taken forward, for the first time, by the three main organisations responsible for the system. NHS England, Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority will work together to co-produce one set of guidance for NHS commissioners, NHS trusts and foundation trusts. All three […]

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Liaison and Diversion Bulletin: November 2014

Publications Gateway Reference: 02569 Download the Liaison and Diversion Bulletin: November 2014. Welcome to the monthly Liaison and Diversion (L&D) Bulletin, bringing all news and L&D updates together in one place. Key steps of the L&D pathway are the identification, assessment and referral of service users into treatment and support services provided by partner organisations. […]

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Payment system will encourage better NHS efficiency and improved care

NHS England and Monitor have today launched a consultation on changes to the NHS payment system. The proposed changes for 2015/16 aim to incentivise the efficient provision of high quality care, while also encouraging the better management of an increasing demand for services. The package of proposals is an early opportunity to put into practice […]

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CNO Summit – delegates reflect on the NHS values

Today we’re speaking to people at the Chief Nurse Officers (CNO) Summit about the importance of the NHS values. Traditionally nurses and midwives have been regarded as champions of values such as compassion within the NHS. In these short interviews, conference delegates talk about how NHS values can be embedded and role modelled by everyone […]

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Guide issued on care contact time

A guide has been issued today by Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer England, for providers and commissioners identifying ‘care contact time’, as part of the drive to deliver safe and effective care. The guide published today sits alongside NQB guidance (How to ensure the right people, with the right skills, are in the right place at the […]

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My Voice, My Wheelchair, My Life: Join the conversation

My Voice, My Wheelchair, My Life is a programme of work to transform wheelchair services for users and their families. For people with complex, long term conditions, being able to access the right wheelchair, quickly, and with appropriate support, is of paramount importance. Although there are plenty of examples of good practice around the country, […]

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Independent report demands action on care of people with learning disabilities

NHS England will today (Wednesday) publish an independent report into the future care of people with learning disabilities. Sir Stephen Bubb, chief executive of charity leaders body ACEVO, was asked by NHS England to work with stakeholders and make recommendations for the development of a national commissioning framework to address the serious shortcomings in the […]

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Informed: Issue 14

Gateway number: 02610 NHS England forms new alliance to support people with long term health conditions NHS England has joined forces with a range of national health and care organisations to form a major new alliance committed to improving care and support for people with long-term conditions. The Coalition for Collaborative Care will champion a […]

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Experience matters: Yours, mine, ours – Jane Cummings

It was Winston Churchill who said, “The further back you can look, the further forward you are likely to see.” For me, the year since my CNO Summit of November 2013 has been shaped by my experiences as a nurse, professional lead, patient and someone whose family members have needed care. More than 30 years […]

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How can prevention become a part of everything we do? – Sabrina Fuller

We all welcomed the emphasis on prevention in the NHS Five Year Forward View launched by Simon Stevens earlier this month. Disease prevention, the role of employers in promoting employee health and the recognition of the increasing significance of obesity to future health are all now priorities for the NHS. This Chief Nursing Officer’s Conference […]

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