Events

Last chance to put forward health and care heroes for NHS awards

The country’s top nurse is today urging people across the country to nominate outstanding health and care staff to be celebrated in this year’s NHS Parliamentary Awards, as the national judging panel is announced. The NHS kicked off its search to celebrate and give national recognition to staff who go above and beyond the call […]

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Allied Health Professions gather for annual conference

More than 400 senior Allied Health Professions leaders and others from a multitude of professional backgrounds are attending the annual Chief Allied Health Professions Officer Conference in London today. The event builds on the 2015 theme of ‘AHPs as Innovators and Entrepreneurs’ to move to ‘AHP Innovation Delivering #FutureNHS’. This focuses on the solutions AHPs […]

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CCGs urged to tackle backlogs at eye health summit

Commissioners must help “radically redesign” eye health services for the benefit of patients, the first-ever NHS eye health summit was told last week. CCGs at the “Demand and Capacity” conference heard that the need for change was now “critical”. Eye health leaders warned that inaction could have far-reaching social and economic consequences. National Head of […]

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NHS eye health summit tackles hospital demand

CCGs across England are due to attend the first ever national eye health summit, hosted by NHS England, today. The conference, ‘Immediate solutions to address demand and capacity pressures in the Hospital Eye Service’ will showcase innovative and collaborative service models from around the country. The event exclusively aimed at commissioners brings together leading eye […]

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Patient Choice Unit engagement events

The Patient Choice Unit is holding a series of engagement events to test out a toolkit to support the delivery of patient choice. The toolkit will enable commissioners, providers and referrers to reflect and assess themselves on how they are delivering patient choice within their locality, providing examples of good practice and lessons learnt to […]

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Better Care Events for learning and sharing success

The national Better Care Support Team has commissioned Primary Care Commissioning (PCC) to run a series of regional events to share learning and success across the country. The events are an opportunity for regional teams to share their learning and successes, including any challenges they have overcome, and to learn from others. Through facilitated sessions, […]

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Simon Stevens speech to Institute of Directors Annual Convention

NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens spoke at the Institute of Directors Annual Convention today (6 October) at the Albert Hall in London. On the challenges facing the NHS, Simon said: “Our National Health Service is what the public say makes them proudest to be British. And the good news is that over the past […]

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