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NHS News: Issue 52

Publications gateway reference: 01521 NHS England invests £230m to secure world-class GP IT systems NHS England has outlined plans for how more than £230 million in funding will be used to ensure all GP practices across England have high-quality IT systems. Mental health director leads drive for improved psychosis care NHS England’s national clinical director […]

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NHS News: Issue 51

Publications gateway reference: 01480 NHS England welcomes new Chief Executive Simon Stevens started his new role as NHS England’s chief executive on 1 April 2014 with a visit to the north east of England. Simon’s first morning was spent meeting staff and patients at Shotley Bridge Hospital in County Durham where he started his career […]

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NHS News: Issue 50

Publications gateway reference: 01417 NHS England backs cancer campaign NHS England is supporting a campaign launched by The Sunday Times, which aims to improve cancer care. The campaign focuses on swifter diagnosis, faster and more consistent treatment across the country and more advanced radiotherapy. NHS England welcomes consultation on proposed national TB strategy Public Health […]

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NHS News: Issue 49

Publications gateway reference: 01352 NHS England publishes report into Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust Paediatric Cardiac Surgery Services NHS England has published a report into the children’s heart services provided at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. The report addresses the issues raised in the Leeds review and looks at the services provided. System leaders sign […]

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NHS News: Issue 48

Publications gateway reference: 0131 New cervical cancer drug added to Cancer Drugs Fund Five hundred women every year could benefit from a new drug which has been added to the Cancer Drugs Fund to treat advanced cervical cancer. Bevacizumab (Avastin) is already used in the treatment of other cancers, however this is the first time […]

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NHS News: Issue 47

Publications gateway reference: 01296 Patients to benefit from £30 million Nursing Technology Fund Seventy five NHS Trusts across the country will benefit from £30 million to buy technology for nurses, midwives and care staff. The funding, which is the first round of investment of the £100m Nursing Technology Fund, will be used to buy technologies […]

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NHS News: Issue 46

Publications gateway reference: 01257 Expo 2014 The most important health and care event of the year, Expo 2014 took place on Monday 3 March 2014 at Manchester Central. With a comprehensive programme of invited speakers across the Community  and Living Room stages, plus opportunities for you to pitch your ideas at Camp Expo and learn […]

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NHS News: Issue 45

Publications gateway reference: 01223 Expo 2014 programme released Innovation Expo’s interactive programme of expert speakers is now available. With a wide range of exciting, interactive talks posing questions such as ‘is digital healthcare increasing or decreasing equality’ and ‘self care; revolutionary or just rhetoric’ there is something to suit everyone. As well as talks, Expo […]

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NHS News: Issue 44

Publications gateway reference: 01184 Pledging to change the NHS at Health and Care Innovation Expo Expo 2014 will see the launch of NHS Change Day which aims to get half a million people pledging to do one thing differently that could improve the health service. Whether staff, patients or the public anyone can make a […]

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NHS News: Issue 43

Publications gateway reference: 01151 Pop-up NHS university prospectus now available NHS England have published full detail s of courses featuring at Expo 2014’s NHS University. The prospectus contains more than 80 professionally accredited seminar courses, designed to assist in clinical commissioner two and five year planning and focusing on innovation in ensuring patients remain central […]

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