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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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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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Informed: Issue 34

Featured NHS launches new collaboration to sustain and improve local hospitals NHS England and its national partners have announced the next phase in their new care models programme to develop innovative ways of delivering high quality acute care for patients. NHS England’s Chief Executive Simon Stevens said: “Rather than automatically assuming that centralised ‘bigger is better’, we […]

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Have your say on NHS England’s bulletins

NHS England produces a series of bulletins to help staff to communicate in an accessible and engaging manner. To keep them valuable and well read, we want your feedback. Let us know what you like and don’t like in this short survey and help us improve our communications with you. The survey closes at the […]

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Liaison and Diversion Bulletin: May 2015

Publications Gateway Reference: 03421 Update on the programme This month we are updating readers on the progress of the Liaison and Diversion programme. The 10 wave 1 schemes have completed their first year of testing the new national service specification and the second wave of schemes have commenced operation – a major milestone for the […]

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In touch: Issue 4

Get involved Help us improve the NHS with feedback on your local NHS services All of us can help improve the NHS by giving feedback after visiting the dentist, a GP practice, or when we use local hospitals, community services and mental health services.  The Friends and Family Test enables patients to make their voices […]

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