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Bulletin for CCGs: issue 44, 18 October 2013

Contents   Letter from the Chief Executive Planning for a sustainable NHS: responding to the ‘call to action’ Commissioning Assembly News New Working Groups Securing excellent commissioning support Commissioning Assembly Steering Group meeting Strategic issues: Your chance to set the bar for Commissioning Support Lead Providers Keogh Quality Note The ‘Integration Transformation Fund’ Publication of […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 43, 3 October, 2013

Gateway reference number: 00516 Contents Commissioning Assembly News: Commissioning Assembly event a success! Mental Health Assembly Task and Finish Group – New group forming Transforming Participation in Health and Care launched Strategic issues: Call to Action – national events programme Operational issues: Expressions of interest open for new Seven Day Services Improvement Programme NHS Services, […]

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Patients’ jury features at Future of Health Conference

Some of NHS England’s most influential figures are to take part in a high profile conference, The Future of Health, in London. The two-day conference, being staged by NHS England and UCL Partners  and being held at the Business Design Centre in London, will also feature some of the world’s leading experts on the care […]

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Allied Health Professionals bulletin: September 2013

I hope you’ve all managed to rest and recuperate over the summer; personal resilience is important, particularly during tough times, and we must all take personal responsibility for securing the down- time away from work we need. Situations may not have changed on our return to work, but a fresh pair of eyes and renewed […]

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GP and Practice Team bulletin: September 2013

Publications gateway number: 00452 Improving general practice – a call to action NHS England is engaging with local communities, clinicians and stakeholders about how to support general practice in developing for the future.  Find out how you can take part in ‘Improving general practice – a call to action’.  Read the latest blog from Dr […]

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Engaging Patients and Carers

In the stakeholder analysis, which you completed as part of the Coordination and Leadership phase, you will have identified Public and Patient groups as key stakeholders who you will need to engage and involve in your local implementation plans. Patient and Public Engagement within the NHS can be described as: The involvement of individual patients […]

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Coordination, Leadership and Stakeholder Support

At this stage you have agreed support from the CCG approval committee and/or board to implement Shared Decision Making across the local health economy. During the Coordination, Leadership and Stakeholder Support Stage it is useful to identify a project team who can support you in embedding Shared Decision Making in clinical teams and in commissioning […]

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LPN resources

Governance Local Professional Network governance Terms of Reference Terms of reference – dental steering group Terms of reference – eye health steering group Terms of reference – pharmacy steering group Job descriptions LPN chair job description – dental LPN chair job description – eye health LPN chair job description – pharmacy News Our friends in […]

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Post diagnostic support in dementia – Alistair Burns

Alistair Burns, NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Dementia , gives his views on support for sufferers and their carers. There is rightly an emphasis on the diagnosis of dementia, articulated in the NHS England ambition that two thirds of people with dementia should receive a formal diagnosis and post diagnostic support. Of course, the […]

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How can we transform how care looks and feels like for patients?

The opportunities listed below, describing how we can transform how care looks and feels for patients, have been co-designed and developed by NHS England’s clinical directors and local commissioners, who are members of the Quality Working Group and tasked with leading the development of the Quality agenda for the NHS Commissioning Assembly. For the NHS […]

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