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Informed: Issue 17

2015/16 NHS Planning Guidance NHS England, Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority will publish the 2015/16 NHS Planning Guidance this month. The 2015/16 planning provides an important opportunity to establish a foundation for longer term transformation based on the Five Year Forward View and to ensure sustained progress on the two-year operational plans developed […]

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Informed: Issue 16

Health and Care Innovation Expo returns to Manchester in 2015 NHS England has announced that the Health and Care Innovation Expo will return to Manchester on 2 and 3 September 2015. More than 5000 people from across NHS, voluntary and community sectors are expected to take part in the innovative and patient focused event designed […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 73, 04 December 2014

Publications Gateway number: 02698 Download a PDF of the bulletin.   Contents   Strategic issues: NHS Standard Contract 2015/16 Operational issues – for action: Local Crisis Declarations – sign up by 15 December CSC Local Service Provider Contract transition to GPSoC framework – survey open The use of Fluenz in Muslim communities Primary Care Digital […]

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Informed: Issue 15

HM Treasury announces additional funding for the NHS NHS England’s Chief Executive, Simon Stevens, has welcomed additional HM Treasury funding for the health service. Though there are still difficult decisions ahead Simon welcomed the government investment as a positive vote-of-confidence in the NHS’ five year plan. NHS England announces new Directors of Commissioning Operations NHS […]

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Informed: Issue 14

Gateway number: 02610 NHS England forms new alliance to support people with long term health conditions NHS England has joined forces with a range of national health and care organisations to form a major new alliance committed to improving care and support for people with long-term conditions. The Coalition for Collaborative Care will champion a […]

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Informed: Issue 13

Publications gateway number: 02542 Plans to transform health and improve services using technology unveiled Radical new plans to improve health through digital technology have been unveiled by the National Information Board, chaired by NHS England’s National Director for Patients and Information, Tim Kelsey. The plans set how technology should work better for patients by 2020, […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 72, 20 November 2014

Gateway reference number: 02543 Download the bulletin as a PDF   Contents Strategic issues: Getting the best from the Commissioning Support Lead Provider Framework (LPF) NHS Planning Timetable for 2015/16 Next steps towards primary care co-commissioning document published and additional regional event available Operational issues – for action: Sir Bruce Keogh, Jane Cummings and Dr […]

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GP and Practice Team bulletin: October 2014

Publications gateway number: 02494 Support for GPs applying to £100 million fund The Prime Minister’s Challenge Fund second wave is open for applications until 5pm 16 January 2015. To help GPs develop their proposals for extending services, Dr Robert Varnam, Head of General Practice Development, will be holding a series of webinars: 19 November – […]

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Informed: Issue 12

Gateway number: 02513 NHS England helps GP practices expand online patient services NHS England has launched an interactive Patient Online Support and Resources Guide to help general practices deliver patient services online. Developed in partnership with the Royal College of General Practitioners, it provides practical tools on implementing a range of online services including booking […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 71, 06 November 2014

Gateway reference number: 02481 Download the bulletin as a PDF   Contents   Strategic issues: Commissioning Support Lead Provider Framework (LPF) – Factsheet CCG Constitution Amendments Operational issues – for action: Accelerating and sharing good practice in co-commissioning to improve Child and Adolescent Mental Health Commissioning for Value GPs to bid for share of £100m […]

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