This document provides details of the seven day hospital services clinical standards.
This data was collected as part of a self assessment exercise by NHS hospitals against the seven day services priority clinical standards.
NHS England will deliver its first report on enhancing the quality of care and improving access to seven day pharmacy services for patients in hospital at the Royal Pharmaceutical Society Annual Conference today, Monday 5 September 2016. “Transformation of Seven Day Clinical Pharmacy Services in Acute Hospitals” sets out a vision where hospital pharmacy services […]
Andrew Snowball, the Health Service Journal’s Head of Engagement, explains how the magazine’s readers are supporting the call for 24/7 care: There is a growing sense of inevitability behind the recent calls for the NHS to be a seven-day service. In June, health secretary Jeremy Hunt described the new £3.8bn social care commissioning pot – on […]
Dr Janet Williamson, Director of National Improvement Programmes, explains how NHS Improving Quality is working alongside the NHS Services, Seven Days A Week Forum: NHS Improving Quality is building on the work of one of its legacy bodies, NHS Improvement, to support NHS England’s NHS Services, Seven Days a Week Forum build the evidence in […]
County Durham and Darlington Health Community has developed two new information sharing agreements (ISA’s) to support the delivery of seven day services and the development of new ways of working.
Dr David Geddes, NHS England’s Head of Primary Care Commissioning, gives his views on the Call To Action challenge facing GPs and how team work is the way forward: Over recent weeks I have attended a number of events hosted by area teams to discuss with CCGs and key local stakeholders ‘Improving General Practice – […]
THE NHS Services, Seven Days A Week Forum’s Project Manager, Deborah Williams, is today addressing a major conference on 24/7 care. The conference, entitled Improving Care, Safety, Outcomes and Productivity Through Delivering a 7 Day Health Service, is being chaired by Dr Janet Williamson, NHS improving Quality’s Director of National Improvement Programmes and also a […]