Latest blog posts from NHS England and NHS Improvement


Reducing inequalities in communities: closing the health gap in central Bradford

Dr Sohail Abbas, Deputy Clinical Chair and Strategic Clinical Director of Population Health and Wellbeing in Bradford District and Craven Clinical Commissioning Group and Chair of the West Yorkshire and Harrogate health inequalities network, describes the important work being done in central Bradford as part of the reducing inequalities in communities (RIC) programme. As you […]

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How people can ‘know their numbers’ to prevent cardiovascular disease

It’s May Measurement Month and this year the NHS is making it easier for people to ‘know their numbers’ and get their blood pressure checked. In this blog, Shahed Ahmad, our National Clinical Director for Cardiovascular Disease (CVD) Prevention and David Webb, our Chief Pharmaceutical Officer consider how the NHS Community Pharmacy Blood Pressure Check […]

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World Asthma Day: tackling climate change and improving respiratory care

World Asthma Day marks an opportunity to share the work we are doing to improve the quality of care we give patients while at the same time reducing our prescribing carbon footprint. The National Review of Asthma Deaths in 2014 described why the UK has some of the poorest asthma outcomes in Europe: key findings […]

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