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Urging GPs towards prevention and self-care

A GP who represents primary care providers on Gloucestershire’s ICS Delivery Board, discusses the county’s innovative social prescribing initiative which enables primary care professionals to refer people to a range of local, non-clinical services: For many people who access the NHS, it could be that the answer lies not in medical treatment, but in community […]

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The NHS can’t achieve the mental health revolution by itself: developing the long term plan for mental health

The NHS is working on a plan setting out our ambitions for improvement over the next decade, and how we will meet them over the five years of the recently announced funding settlement. Over the last few weeks, initial conversations have been taking place internally and externally to establish the scope of the plan, and […]

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Have you heard about sepsis?

In the last of a series of blogs around World Sepsis Day, the lead sepsis nurse at East and North Hertfordshire NHS Trust describes how this serious condition causes the body to attack its own tissues and organs which can lead to lasting damage or even death: Sadly, for many people the first thing they […]

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A new partnership for our most vulnerable children and young people

Today’s publication of the new Children and Young People Secure Estate National Partnership Agreement ensures that there is a more fully integrated approach to the commissioning and delivery of excellent health services for some of the most vulnerable people in the community. NHS England’s Director of Health & Justice, Armed Forces and Sexual Assault Services […]

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Helping people to age well in the NHS Long Term Plan: a big challenge and an exciting opportunity

The NHS is working on a plan setting out our ambitions for improvement over the next decade, and how we will meet them over the five years of the recently announced funding settlement. Over the last few weeks, initial conversations have been taking place internally and externally to establish the scope of the plan, and […]

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