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NHS England to improve mental health care for armed forces veterans
NHS England is set to further improve mental health care for military veterans after a nationwide campaign to give veterans themselves a say in how services are delivered. Feedback has highlighted the need to improve awareness of where veterans should go for help, raise the profile of NHS veterans’ mental health services and further increase […]
NHS England shows its support to expand healthcare military reservists
NHS England’s Director of People, Stephen Moir was amongst the speakers at the Reservists Summit held in central London yesterday. The Summit’s aim was to bring Government and NHS organisations together to discuss how leaders aim to significantly expand programmes of engagement between the Ministry of Defence and the NHS.
NHS England publishes interim commissioning policies for non-specialised services
NHS England has today published 37 nationally consistent commissioning policies as part of its role as a direct commissioner for some non-specialised services. The policies, which are interim at this stage, are of particular benefit to the armed forces and health and justice populations as members of these communities, particularly serving armed forces personnel and […]
NHS England re-launches recruitment for Armed Forces Clinical Reference Group
NHS England has today launched recruitment to the latest addition to its Clinical Reference Group (CRG) structure. The Armed Forces CRG will provide clinical advice to NHS England in support of its commissioning decisions regarding serving armed forces personnel, their families, mobilised reservists and veterans. In particular, this CRG will review and support the integration […]
New operating model for armed forces health care IT services
The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) has today published a document setting out how the management of IT systems will be organised for health care for armed forces and their families. Securing excellence in IT services: Operating model for armed forces and their families health services provides a system which ensures the safe transfer of armed […]
New operating model for the commissioning of armed forces’ health care
The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) has published the single operating model for the commissioning of health care for the armed forces and members of their families who are registered with Defence Medical Services (DMS) GP practices. The Securing Excellence in Commissioning for the Armed Forces and their Families document sets out where commissioning responsibility […]