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NHS News: Issue 67

Publications Gateway 1961 National group to improve healthcare support for people with learning disabilities NHS England has asked Sir Stephen Bubb, the Chief Executive of charity leaders network ACEVO, to head a new group of experts and advisors to develop a national guide for how we provide health and care for those with learning disabilities. […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 63, 17 July 2014

Gateway reference number: 01930 Download the bulletin as  PDF   Contents   NHS Commissioning Assembly News: Have you visited the NHS Commissioning Assembly website recently? National support for the appointment of new CCG Accountable Officers and Chairs Strategic issues: Simon Stevens offers a radical new health and social care integration option Better Care Fund Operational […]

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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin: July 2014

Publications gateway number: 01853 Story of the Month goes bridal Congratulations to the integrated Specialist Stroke Unit team at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust who have won May’s Story of the Month competition. The team were recognised for their inspiring work helping a stroke patient get married after he had missed his wedding due to illness […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 62, 03 July 2014

Gateway reference number:01857 Download the bulletin as a PDF   Contents   NHS Commissioning Assembly News: Thanks for joining us at the Commissioning Show NHS Commissioning Assembly Steering Group New tools to support outcome based commissioning Strategic issues: Co-commissioning of primary care services; expressions of interest NHS England launches consultation on four clinical commissioning policies […]

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NHS News: Issue 64

Publications gateway reference: 01855 Making the NHS clearer for everyone NHS England has produced a new guide to Understanding the new NHS which outlines the organisations and systems that define, sustain and regulate the NHS.  This guide replaces a previous guide commissioned by Sir Bruce Keogh for junior doctors and incorporates changes to the structure […]

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NHS News: Issue 63

Publications gateway reference: 01810 Chief Nursing Officer for England welcomes ‘major step forward’ for patient safety A new series of patient safety indicators which allow the public to see how hospitals are performing on key safety measures have been welcomed by Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer for England. The information, published on a new safety […]

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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin: June 2014

Publications gateway number: 01697 Personalised care and population health week The Department of Health and Public Health England nursing and midwifery teams are organising a week of activity on personalised care and population health. Commencing 23 June, the week will provide articles, case studies, blogs and twitterchats, exploring how nurses and midwives can improve health […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 61 19 June 2014

Gateway Reference Number:01802 Download the bulletin as a PDF Contents NHS Commissioning Assembly News: Come and find us at the Commissioning Show Free Health and Wellbeing Board (HWB) system development support for 2014/15 Helping CCGs to develop governance arrangements that are as effective as possible Strategic issues: Improving eye health and reducing sight loss – […]

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NHS News: Issue 62

Publications gateway reference: 01782 NHS England’s priorities explained in new film NHS England’s business plan priorities have been brought to life in a new film featuring the voices of patients and staff describing the outcomes they want from NHS care. The film sets out how NHS England and CCGs can commission high quality care that […]

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GP and Practice Team bulletin: May 2014

Publications gateway number: 01741 Changes to the HPV vaccination programme From September 2014 the schedule for HPV vaccination, routinely offered to girls aged 12 to 13, will change from three to two doses. These changes, announced by Public Health England, the Department of Health and NHS England, follow research showing that antibody response to two doses […]

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