Latest blog posts from NHS England and NHS Improvement


Innovation and collaboration super-charge delivery of a net zero NHS

A circular economy for surgical textiles. Reducing travel emissions through smarter, faster, greener care. Technology that reduces emissions from pain relief 300 times more environmentally harmful than carbon dioxide. These are just some of the award-winning innovations that the NHS will invest in through a new £1 million Net Zero SBRI Healthcare competition. Launched last […]

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The transformation of NHS human resources will put us in a stronger position than ever before

The first ever plan for transformation of NHS Human Resources (HR) and Organisational Development (OD) will put us in a stronger position than ever before to support staff and patients through rapid and widespread change. Around 1.4 million people work in the NHS. Within that, 16,000 people professionals are responsible for developing and delivering one […]

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The final frontier?

Eighty per cent of people’s interactions with the NHS occur in their own homes, their GP practices, community pharmacies, dentists or local health centres, and the vast majority of social care services are delivered at home or in the community. So it seems obvious to me as a GP that effective partnership working at neighbourhood, […]

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Self care = daily project management

Keeping as healthy as possible is a lifetime’s work. From everyday preventative behaviours like cleaning our teeth, to more complex tasks like managing long term health conditions, self care is the default health system. Yet from the formal health system’s perspective, self care largely goes unnoticed – it’s only when self care strategies haven’t been […]

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