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Liaison and Diversion Bulletin: June 2015

Download the Liaison and Diversion Bulletin: June 2015 Welcome to June’s Liaison and Diversion (L&D) Bulletin, bringing you L&D news and 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 by partner organisations. In previous editions we have […]

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In Touch: Issue 6

Latest news Improving NHS job opportunities for people with learning disabilities NHS England and NHS Employers are calling on all NHS organisations to open up suitable job opportunities for people with learning disabilities, ensuring that the NHS workforce is more representative of the communities it serves. To help organisations deliver this, NHS England and NHS Employers […]

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Informed: Issue 38

Featured Health and social care leaders set out proposals to transform NHS services and improve health outcomes using technology and data Health and social care leaders from the National Information Board (NIB) have unveiled proposals to make technology work harder and faster for patients and increase transparency across more services.  The NIB is seeking wider views on […]

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Informed: Issue 37

Featured Celebration of SS Windrush and diversity in the NHS NHS England hosted its first event last week at St Thomas’ Hospital in celebration of the passengers of the SS Empire Windrush and their contribution and legacy to the NHS workforce that we have today. NHS England Chief Executive, Simon Stevens, described the NHS Workforce Race Equality […]

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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin – June 2015

Publications gateway number: 03602 Ensuring the NHS is safely staffed NHS England is taking steps to improve the safety and quality of NHS staffing. A letter from Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer, sets out that, following work carried out so far by NICE, NHS England will look not only at nurses but at all staff and […]

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Chief Scientific Officer bulletin: June 2015

Voicepiece It should almost go without saying, but quality has to be central to all that we do. Quality is the key factor in delivering improved outcomes for patients. Recognising, driving and delivering quality in what we do is a key determinant of us being able to call ourselves professionals. However, it isn’t enough to […]

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Informed: Issue 36

Featured NHS is set to treat hundreds of cancer patients with an innovative type of radiotherapy The first centres to treat patients with stereotactic ablative radiotherapy (SABR), as part of NHS England’s latest national evaluation programme, were able to start accepting patients from yesterday – 15 June. NHS England has invested £15m over three years […]

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In Touch: Issue 5

Latest news Transforming services for people with learning disability NHS England has established five fast-track sites that will test new approaches to re-shaping services for people with learning disabilities and / or autism, to ensure more services are provided in the community and closer to home. The five sites will bring together organisations across health […]

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Informed: Issue 35

Featured Simon Stevens urges NHS leaders to redesign care for patients Speaking at the NHS Confederation’s Annual Conference, Simon Stevens clearly set out three priorities: putting the NHS on a financially sustainable footing, redesigning care, and getting serious about prevention. Speaking to delegates in Liverpool he said: “The Five Year Forward View successfully articulated the national consensus […]

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GP and Practice Team bulletin – June 2015

Publications gateway: 03514 2014/15 NHS complaints procedure – KO41b The 2014/15 K041b complaints data return for general practice will be collected by the NHS England Primary Care website www.primarycare.nhs.net . The collection period is 27 May 2015 to 8 July 2015. Your practice will have received a letter from NHS England with further details about the […]

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