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Informed: Issue 32

Featured Thousands of patients could be saved thanks to innovative new Bradford scheme Thousands of people with serious mental illness could now be saved from an early death thanks to an innovative scheme in Bradford. A new system is being used across Bradford and Airedale to help improve the physical health of patients; making sure […]

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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin – April 2015

Publications gateway number: 03350 Care and Support & You – public information campaign free resources available The Department of Health and Public Health England have developed Care and Support & You to raise awareness of the Care Act Reforms being introduced from April 2015. Campaign resources are now available, free to support partner organisations in communicating the […]

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GP and Practice Team bulletin – April 2015

Publications gateway: 03347 Sepsis related patient safety incidents GP practices can now report sepsis-related patient safety incidents through the new National Reporting and Learning System (NRLS) e-form for general practice. There are an estimated 31,000 deaths per year due to sepsis, an estimated 10,000 of which are avoidable. Improvements around initial assessment, recognition of critical […]

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Informed Issue: 31

Latest from NHS England New toolkit launched to help reduce poor in-patient care NHS England has published a new toolkit to help commissioners reduce poor experience of in-patient care. The toolkit has been co-designed with the help of a number of Clinical Commissioning Groups so it could be tested for its ease and usability. NHS […]

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Chief Scientific Officer bulletin: March 2015

Publications gateway number: 03346 Foreword Less than 100 metres from the NHS England offices in London, lies the birthplace of Michael Faraday – one of the greatest experimental scientists ever. While he is best remembered for his studies and discoveries around electromagnetism what many people forget is the breadth of his portfolio during his career. […]

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Informed: Issue 30

Featured Building the NHS of the Five Year Forward View – NHS England Business Plan 2015/16 NHS England has published its business plan for 2015/16, summarising the headline goals and priorities for the year ahead. The plan sets out ten priorities to improve quality and access to services for patients, drive better value for money […]

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Liaison and Diversion Bulletin: March 2015

Publications Gateway Reference: 03326 Download the Liaison and Diversion Bulletin: March 2015. Welcome to March’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. Over […]

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Informed: Issue 29

Featured Simon Stevens talks about new models of care in recent interview with GPonline In an exclusive interview with GPonline, NHS Chief Executive Simon Stevens talks about NHS efficiency, plans to increase primary care funding, and argues that reforms to models of care are not another NHS reorganisation. The full interview is available on the […]

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In touch: Issue 3

Get involved in our latest work Proposals for more efficient and responsive access to medicines for patients – Give your views NHS England has published proposals allowing certain health professions to prescribe or supply and administer medicines for patients. The proposals enable four groups of registered allied health professions– radiographers, paramedics, dietitians and orthoptists – […]

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Informed: Issue 28

Gateway number: 03246 Featured National health initiative launched to prevent diabetes NHS England, Public Health England and Diabetes UK will work together on a major national initiative to prevent illness by unveiling the first ever at-scale National NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme. The programme aims to significantly reduce the four million people in England otherwise expected […]

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