transparency

Transparency before transformation – Louise Patten

As she battles to balance the books, Louise Patten, a registered nurse and Chief Officer of Aylesbury Vale CCG, on the need for transparency across the health system: It’s payday again, so I pop down to my local secondary care provider and follow the ‘Pay Here’ signs. I note the monthly amount I have to […]

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“Absolute transparency is the key to driving improvements in standards of care” says Chief Nursing Officer

The Chief Nursing Officer for England today called for further improvements in care standards and transparency and the creation of a culture of empowerment in the nursing and midwifery profession, saying: “Absolute transparency is the key to driving improvements in standards of care. We need to ensure that every single patient receives great care, every […]

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Transparency can save lives – Tim Kelsey

Tim Kelsey, NHS England’s National Director for Patients and Information, tells the EHealthInsider Live conference why transparency is the key to sustainable high quality services: Sir Bruce Keogh is a hero of our time. He chose to be a heart surgeon when, in his words, heart surgery ‘was regarded as hugely controversial, immoral, against nature’; […]

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NHS England announces new commitments for increased openness and transparency

NHS England is to announce a raft of new measures aimed at increased public participation as part of its on-going pledge to openness and transparency. The new commitments are being made as part of the UK’s national action plan at the Open Government Partnership’s annual summit in London today (Thursday Oct 31). They include: Publishing […]

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Video: Putting Patients First

Since it began in April 2013, NHS England has been working hard to improve transparency and health services for patients. We have produced a short video, highlighting just some of the ways in which we have been doing this.

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Videos of the Board meeting held on 18 July 2013

The board meeting was broadcast live as part of our commitment to make information as accessible as possible. You can view separate recordings of each agenda item below: Parts one to three Part four Parts five and six Part seven Parts eight and nine Parts ten and eleven Part twelve Parts thirteen and fourteen Parts fifteen to seventeen […]

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Videos of the Board meeting held on 3 May 2013

The board meeting was broadcast live as part of our commitment to make information as accessible as possible. You can view separate recordings of each agenda item below: Parts one and two Part three Parts four and five Parts six and seven Part eight Parts eight to eleven You can view the agenda and board papers below. Agenda […]

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Detailed data published on first hospitals in Keogh Review

Detailed data about the first four of the 14 hospitals involved in the Keogh Review into mortality rates have been made public. Professor Sir Bruce Keogh’s national review team has analysed information from across the NHS about all of the 14 hospital trusts who were identified in February as having had higher-than-expected mortality rates for […]

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Board meeting – 3 May 2013

The next Board meeting will take place on Friday 3 May from 10.30-approximately 12.30 at our NHS England offices , Quarry House, Quarry Hill, Leeds, LS2 7UE. If you would like to attend, please register your interest as places are limited. Please contact england.boardattendance@nhs.net, by 4pm on Thursday 2 May 2013. Please note that members of […]

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