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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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Information posters about Ebola

A series of  posters to inform NHS staff about Ebola are being distributed to all GP surgeries, A & E departments and pharmacies    Posters will also be available  in NHS premises to inform the public. Here is the public facing poster: A3 poster for the public electronic version  

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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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NHS Genomic medicine centres

This invitation to tender is the second stage of a procurement exercise for the selection of NHS Genomic Medicine Centres (GMC). ITT Stage 2 builds on ITT Stage 1 and is a detailed extension of that document. This document is only of relevance to the 15 Trust who pre-qualified for ITT Stage 2 as a result […]

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NHS England’s response to the CQC’s report on the inspection at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust

Yesterday the Care Quality Commission published the Chief Inspector of Hospitals’ report on the inspection at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. Sir Mike Richards concluded that services were safe, but raised questions about staffing levels. He noted that the maternity service is going through a period of transition. Responding to the CQC report, NHS England […]

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New mental health ratings welcomed

NHS England has welcomed the announcement that easy to access ratings for mental health hospitals will be published on MyNHS from today. Dr Geraldine Strathdee, NHS England National Clinical Director for Mental Health, said it was “excellent news the public would now be able to see key information on their local service in a central […]

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