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NHS England is set to launch (April 1) a brand new mental health service which has been specially tailored to support and treat ex-armed forces veterans and service personnel who are approaching discharge. The newly commissioned £9m service, known officially as the NHS transition, intervention and liaison (TIL) veterans’ mental health service, will act as […]
From April, parents of the 136,000 babies born across London each year will be able to record and manage information about their child’s health and development online. The NHS in England has today announced a digital version of the Redbook will be rolled out across London, answering calls from parents who often lose information when […]
As the NHS approaches its 70th anniversary the health service has today published the plan setting out how it will deliver practical improvements in areas prized by patients and the public – cancer, mental health and GP access – while transforming the way that care is delivered to ease pressure on hospitals by helping frail […]
NHS England will today announce the next steps in the drive to ensure children and young people don’t have to travel far from home for mental health care, funding between 150-180 new beds. The increase will be focused on those who are most unwell, be dependent on need and placed in under-served parts of the […]
Within two years, over 5,000 more people a year will survive cancer, meaning the NHS is on track to meet the ambitions of the cancer taskforce thanks to better prevention, earlier diagnosis and innovative new treatments for cancer. Cancer survival rates are at a record high, with an estimated 7,000+ more people surviving cancer after […]
Chief Nursing Officer for England, Professor Jane Cummings, has today announced a new fast track ‘Nurse First’ programme to attract high achieving graduates into a career in nursing. The NHS in 2020 will be treating increasing numbers of people and caring for an ageing population with more complex needs and so attracting and keeping staff […]
NHS England is today reaffirming its commitment to transforming primary care and general practice by setting out practical measures that will ensure high quality GP services for patients and staff in the next two years. Today’s announcement (Friday) marks the next stage of the reforms set out in the General Practice Forward View a year […]
National NHS leaders have today (Thursday) set out steps to strengthen collaboration across the NHS and ensure that local health and care areas are successful in delivering their blueprints for the future. Published by NHS England and NHS Improvement, Delivering the Forward View: NHS Operational Planning Guidance for 2017/18 and 2018/19 provides NHS trusts and […]
Following the Health Select Committee evidence session today, NHS England are publishing the technical briefing that sits alongside the Five Year Forward View financial assessment of the NHS.
Local and national leaders from across the health service are to come together to discuss NHS plans for 2016/2017 and the delivery of the Five Year Forward View. NHS provider chief executives and CCG accountable officers are being invited to join the leaders of national health and care bodies – including Simon Stevens, CEO of […]