Latest blog posts from NHS England


The importance of an Annual Health Check

John Trevains was recently appointed to the role of Head of Learning Disability and Mental Health at NHS England. He explains why Annual Health Checks for people with a learning disability can play such an important role in ensuring they get the right care from the NHS at the right time. I’m regularly struck by […]

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Nurses have the power to transform care

The Chief Nursing Officer for England outlines some key leadership sessions at Expo 2017: Nursing, midwifery and care staff, whatever their role, wherever they work can all lead change and add value across the health and care system. Since the launch of Leading Change, Adding Value (LCAV); a framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff […]

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Local councils and the NHS must work together as equal partners – not fail separately

Local councils work in challenging times. It seems that barely a day goes by without another reminder of the funding pressures we face, with potential impact on care services for the most vulnerable and on our residents’ wider health. As the only serving director of adult social care leading a local sustainability and transformation partnership […]

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Leading Change, Adding Value: a framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff

It is just over a year since Leading Change, Adding Value (LCAV) was launched as the national framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff with the aim of supporting colleagues whatever their role, wherever they work, to lead, influence and innovate – both individually and collectively. It enables staff to understand the importance of measuring […]

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