sir bruce keogh

Enterprising projects scoop £650,000 in NHS Innovation Challenge Prizes Awards

Thirteen enterprising projects to improve patient care have scooped an award and a share of £650,000 in the NHS Innovation Challenge Prizes. Winners, who got up to £100,000 each, included an SMS helpline for self-harm, a ‘microbiologist in a smartphone’, lessons on diabetes in the classroom and multi-lingual nurses in clinics. Fifty two of the […]

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Pioneering new Emergency Care Hospital close to completion

Sir Bruce Keogh is set to see the progress being made on the new Emergency Care Hospital being built in Northumberland – the first purpose-built hospital of its kind in England. NHS England’s National Medical Director will be given a tour of the £90million development next month – just over a year since he was […]

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Simon Stevens, Sir Bruce Keogh and Tim Kelsey to address the first UK e-Health week

NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens, National Medical Director Sir Bruce Keogh and National Director for Patients and Information Tim Kelsey are to give their views on the latest advances in health informatics and their potential to transform healthcare. They will be among a programme of national leaders including Director for Strategic Systems and Technology […]

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We must meet the demands of a growing ageing population – Sir Bruce Keogh

Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, NHS England’s National Medical Director, has warned the NHS’s future is in danger because its model of care cannot meet the relentlessly growing demand for treatment caused by the ageing population. In an interview with the Guardian newspaper published today, Sir Bruce says: “If the NHS continues to function as it […]

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NHS England’s Medical Director launches search for pioneering healthcare innovators

Sir Bruce Keogh, NHS England’s Medical Director, today launched the NHS Innovation Accelerator programme. Together with hosts UCLPartners and The Health Foundation, NHS England is inviting healthcare pioneers from around the world to apply to develop and scale their tried and tested innovations across parts of the NHS. The programme will focus on the conditions […]

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Sir Bruce calls for support for technology enabled care services programme

Professor Sir Bruce Keogh has outlined NHS England’s plans for further developing Technology Enabled Care Services (TECS). In a letter written to around 250 key stakeholders, NHS England’s National Medical Director calls on them to support the programme that takes the NHS into a new and exciting technological era that will help empower patients and […]

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Sir Bruce makes 7-day services his top target

Sir Bruce Keogh says the provision of 7-day services across the NHS is his “number one priority” Speaking at an NHS Improving Quality event in London, “Delivering Services, Seven Days A Week”, NHS England’s national clinical director told delegates: “We all know in our heart of hearts the service we offer at weekends isn’t as […]

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Sir Bruce’s pledge on 7-day services

Sir Bruce Keogh will today present an update on NHS England’s 7-Day Service programme. Speaking at an NHS Improving Quality Event, “Delivering Services, Seven Days A Week”, NHS England’s national clinical director will tell delegates: “These are early days but we are stepping up to the challenge. “We want you to be local champions, explaining […]

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New hospital leads the way in providing dedicated emergency services

NHS Medical Director, Sir Bruce Keogh has given his seal of approval to the first hospital in the country dedicated to providing emergency care every day of the week. Due to open in 2015, Northumbria Specialist Emergency Care Hospital in Cramlington will have specialist emergency care consultants working round the clock to provide care for […]

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