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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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Hundreds of Directors gather for CNO Summit

Hundreds of Directors of Nursing are today gathered for the first day of the 2014 Chief Nursing Officers Summit in Manchester. Over the next two days delegates from across the country will hear from some of the country’s top nursing leaders at the event entitled Experience Matters, organised by NHS England and the Nursing Times. Jane […]

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The new Congenital Heart Disease review: 35th update – John Holden

Your feedback We continue to receive your feedback to the consultation and welcome your comments.   Although the “road show” has finished, the consultation period continues until 5pm on 8 December and we are keen to encourage as many people as possible to share their views with us; further details are available here.  More information about the […]

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New alliance in social care and health launched

A major new alliance committed to improving care and support for people with long-term conditions has been launched in London today (Friday 21 November). The Coalition for Collaborative Care (C4CC) has people with long-term health conditions at the heart of its powerful alliance and brings together some of the sector’s most influential national groups and […]

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Towards a new deal for people with long term conditions – Martin Routledge

The Coalition for Collaborative Care (C4CC) formally launched today at the Future of Health Conference – a major event in the Health calendar – and addressed this year by NHS England’s Chief Executive, Simon Stevens, following recent publication of the NHS Five Year Forward View. We want this launch to light the blue touch paper for […]

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Outcome ambitions: Views sought from local commissioners

In Everyone Counts, Planning for Patients 2014/15 – 2018/19, all local NHS commissioners (Clinical Commissioning Groups and NHS England Area Teams) were asked jointly to plan for improvement in seven areas relating to improving patient outcomes.  This included setting local ‘levels of ambition’ for the outcomes commissioners planned to achieve for the local population. Commissioning […]

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Informed: Issue 13

Publications gateway number: 02542 Plans to transform health and improve services using technology unveiled Radical new plans to improve health through digital technology have been unveiled by the National Information Board, chaired by NHS England’s National Director for Patients and Information, Tim Kelsey. The plans set how technology should work better for patients by 2020, […]

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