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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 57, 17 April 2014

Gateway reference number: 01412   Download the bulletin as a PDF   Contents   NHS Commissioning Assembly News: NHS Commissioning Assembly – membership expansion NHS Commissioning Assembly- story so far System Leadership Peer Challenge: Recruiting now Strategic issues: Successful PM Challenge Fund Pilots Announced Further support to strategic planning: Webinars Quality Premium 2013/14: eligibility and […]

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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin: April 2014

Leadership scholarships to enhance compassion in practice Applications are invited for leadership scholarships provided by the Florence Nightingale Foundation. on behalf of Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex. Applications, which should be received by 24 September 201 are welcomed from those who aspire to a Board position or who may already be a Director or […]

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NHS News: Issue 51

Publications gateway reference: 01480 NHS England welcomes new Chief Executive Simon Stevens started his new role as NHS England’s chief executive on 1 April 2014 with a visit to the north east of England. Simon’s first morning was spent meeting staff and patients at Shotley Bridge Hospital in County Durham where he started his career […]

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GP and Practice Team bulletin: April 2014

Publications gateway number: 001248 Dr Mike Bewick, Deputy National Medical Director ‘Top down or bottom up?’ is a question we ask time and time again in the health service, especially since the implementation of the Health and Social Care Act which was designed to give greater power to local clinicians in the commissioning process. However, […]

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Chief Scientific Officer bulletin: March 2014

Publications gateway number: 01406 Professor Sue Hill OBE, Chief Scientific Officer One of the single greatest contributions ever made to the health service is that made by the epidemiologist Archie Cochrane in the mid 20th Century. Cochrane observed that much healthcare practice was not as structured or rational as it should be and many interventions […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 56, 03 April 2014

Gateway reference number: 01458 Download a PDF of the bulletin   Contents   NHS England welcomes its new Chief Executive Welcome to Simon Stevens NHS Commissioning Assembly News: Have you visited the NHS Commissioning Assembly website recently? Health and Wellbeing Boards (HWBs): practical support to build on the success and meet the challenges Strategic issues: […]

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NHS News: Issue 50

Publications gateway reference: 01417 NHS England backs cancer campaign NHS England is supporting a campaign launched by The Sunday Times, which aims to improve cancer care. The campaign focuses on swifter diagnosis, faster and more consistent treatment across the country and more advanced radiotherapy. NHS England welcomes consultation on proposed national TB strategy Public Health […]

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NHS News: Issue 49

Publications gateway reference: 01352 NHS England publishes report into Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust Paediatric Cardiac Surgery Services NHS England has published a report into the children’s heart services provided at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. The report addresses the issues raised in the Leeds review and looks at the services provided. System leaders sign […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: Issue 55

Gateway reference number: 01353 Download the bulletin as a PDF   Contents   NHS Commissioning Assembly News: Launch of the Case Studies Pinboard Strategic issues: Clarifications post 14 February draft Better Care Fund plan submission 5 year strategic plans – guidance to support CCGs with citizen empowerment and participation Improving General Practice – A Call […]

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NHS News: Issue 48

Publications gateway reference: 0131 New cervical cancer drug added to Cancer Drugs Fund Five hundred women every year could benefit from a new drug which has been added to the Cancer Drugs Fund to treat advanced cervical cancer. Bevacizumab (Avastin) is already used in the treatment of other cancers, however this is the first time […]

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