Latest blog posts from NHS England


An update on the ongoing NHS-Galleri trial

Based on data from the first year of the three-year NHS-Galleri trial, NHS England has decided that it will wait to see final results, expected in 2026, before considering whether an NHS rollout of the Galleri multi cancer early detection test (the Multi Cancer Blood Test Programme, MCBT) should go ahead. NHS England’s commercial agreement […]

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Progressing the Patient and Carer Race Equality Framework – Improving mental health care for racialised communities

Last Autumn, NHS England launched the Patient and Carer Race Equality Framework (PCREF) to support mental health Trusts and providers improve experiences of care for racialised communities by embedding new practices to promote anti-racism. All mental health providers must implement the framework by March 2025 and it will become part of the CQC inspection process. […]

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Multidisciplinary professional leadership makes for a sustainable health and care system

The evidence is clear that if we want to improve outcomes for local populations, we need to embrace leadership at all levels of an integrated care system (ICS). NHS England’s guidance on effective clinical and care professional leadership (CCPL) supports this and sets out five core principles describing what ‘good’ looks like. Since its publication […]

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A Changing Landscape

The NHS has a huge footprint, with an estate spanning 25 million m2 – that’s equivalent to over 3500 football pitches. We have over 10,000 buildings, including 1,140 hospitals and 7,500 primary care sites. Much of the NHS estate in England consists of world-leading facilities that enable the NHS to deliver outstanding care for patients. […]

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‘Saviours’: how community health and wellbeing workers are helping to tackle health inequalities in England

Across the country, there is a growing army of dedicated community health and wellbeing workers (CHWWs) who are playing a pivotal role in helping people who live in some of the country’s most deprived and under-served communities access vital health and care support. Complementing other important programmes across local systems, the CHWWs initiative is paying […]

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