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Bulletin for CCGs: issue 40, 22 August 2013

Contents: Are we communicating with you effectively? Respond to our short survey   Commissioning Assembly News: Commissioning Assembly members: Have you registered for the 2013 event? Commissioning Assembly Working Group Integrated Care webinar   Strategic issues: Choosing and buying commissioning support – extension of CSU SLAs A call to action for general practice NHS services, […]

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GP Toolkit

The purpose of this toolkit is to provide support materials to help GP Practices  raise patient awareness of our plans to extract coded GP data as part of the care.data programme,  and to ensure that GP practices know what to do if a patient objects to the use of personal confidential data (PCD) beyond their […]

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Patient decision aids

Totally Health was engaged by the Rightcare Shared Decision Making programme to produce a number of patient decision aids. The patient decision aids (PDAs) feature evidence-based information, images and diagrams.  These have been designed to help patients understand and consider the pros and cons of possible treatment options and to encourage communication between them and […]

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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin: July 2013

Gateway publication number: 00293 6Cs Live! Launch NHS England has launched a web-based resource, called the 6Cs Live! The communication hub designed to give nurses, midwives and care staff a place to share best practice, experiences and ideas. To find out more and make your 6Cs Live! pledge today, please visit the 6Cs Live! Communication […]

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Patient involvement

If you are looking for patient advice, please visit NHS Choices. The website helps you make choices about your health, from decisions about your lifestyle, such as smoking, drinking and exercise, to finding and using NHS services in England. Learn more about NHS England and its work Read about our vision and purpose – Our vision […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 37, 11 July 2013

Contents Welcome from Dame Barbara Hakin Strategic issues: Updates from NHS Commissioning Assembly Working Groups The NHS belongs to the people: a call to action NHS England’s ‘ways of working’ with CCGs launched Influencing the CCG Assurance Framework online Draft CCG Development Framework goes to NHS England’s Board meeting How do you want to choose […]

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Our vision and purpose

Our vision sets out our ambition for the future, to guide us and inspire us in all that we do. Our purpose sets out why we exist and the contribution our organisation makes to achieving our vision. How it flows The idea Our vision Our purpose Our values Our behaviours Ways of working with CCGs […]

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National Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) Prevention Programme helping to save lives

NHS England’s national prevention programme aimed at improving outcomes for patients who develop hospital associated Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) has been shown to save lives in the results of a study undertaken at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Blood clots or VTE can commonly follow hospitalisation and cause thousands of deaths each year in the […]

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Health Visiting Programme

Health Visitors have a crucial role in ensuring that children have the best possible start in life, and are the backbone of the Healthy Child Programme 0-5 years, in partnership with other health and social care colleagues. The ‘Health Visitor Implementation Plan 2011–15’ was published in February 2011, and sets out the full range of […]

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Commissioning support

‘Towards commissioning excellence: a strategy for commissioning support services’ sets out the building blocks for developing a vibrant market that enables Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and other commissioners to choose from best-in-class providers from the public, voluntary and independent sector. An effective market will bring strong incentives for commissioning support providers to be responsive to […]

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