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Informed: Issue 26

Publication gateway number: 03154 Featured NHS England and Greater Manchester announce shared plan for £6billion health and social care funding Greater Manchester and NHS England have announced groundbreaking plans around the future of health and social care with a signed memorandum agreeing to bring together health and social care budgets – a combined sum of […]

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Informed: Issue 25

Gateway number: 03086 Featured Clinical Commissioning Groups set to take on the commissioning of GP services NHS England has approved the first set of GP-led Clinical Commissioning Groups that will take on responsibility for commissioning the majority of GP services from April this year. 64 Clinical Commissioning Groups across the country have been approved to […]

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Informed: Issue 24

Featured New guidance on mental health standards published NHS England has set out guidance for how new access and waiting time standards for mental health services are to be introduced. In October, NHS England and the Department of Health announced the measures in Improving better access to mental health services by 2020. The guidance explains […]

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In touch: Issue 2

Have your say on specialised services and treatments NHS England has launched a consultation about how it will prioritise which specialised services and treatments to invest in. In order to ensure the maximum number of patients benefit from new innovative treatments, choices need to be made about which of these to fund. The consultation will ensure decisions […]

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Informed: Issue 23

Publications gateway number: 02998 Featured Tim Kelsey welcomes five millionth piece of feedback for Friends and Family Test NHS England’s National Director for Patients and Information, has celebrated the success of the NHS Friends and Family Test which has gathered its five millionth piece of feedback. Launched less than two years ago, the test has […]

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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin: February 2015

Free Nursing Technology Conference  – 3 March Information and technology are firmly part of the future for the NHS. The ‘Five Year Forward View’ refers to ‘an unexploited opportunity to combine technologies…to transform care delivery’. Nursing and midwifery can make a huge impact here, however sharing experiences and understanding the technologies available is key. eHealthweek […]

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Informed: Issue 22

Gateway number: 02971 New research shows rise in public satisfaction with NHS Research suggests satisfaction levels with the NHS are on the up – rising from 60 to 65 per cent – while dissatisfaction levels dropped to an all-time low of 15 per cent. The British Social Attitudes survey, carried out on behalf of health […]

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Liaison and Diversion Bulletin: January 2015

Publications Gateway Reference: 02956 Download the Liaison and Diversion Bulletin: January 2015. Welcome to the first monthly Liaison and Diversion (L&D) Bulletin of 2015, bringing all news and L&D updates together in one place. Key steps of the L&D pathway are the identification, assessment and referral of service users into treatment and support services provided […]

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In touch: Issue 1

Get involved in our latest work Mental Health focus group for young people in Leeds Young Minds and Youth Watch are holding an informal focus group for young people aged 13 -25 that have used mental health services in Leeds. The meeting will take place on Monday 2 February 5-7pm in Leeds City Centre. Travel […]

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CCG Bulletin: Issue 76

Publications gateway number: 02912 Featured NHS England’s Medical Director launches global search for healthcare innovations Sir Bruce Keogh has launched the NHS Innovation Accelerator, a new programme inviting healthcare pioneers from around the world to bring their most cutting edge innovations to the NHS. Run in partnership with the Health Foundation and UCL Partners, the […]

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