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More people than ever receiving psychological therapies and recovering

More people than ever are receiving psychological therapies and April saw the highest recovery rates so far in the history of the programme, end of year data has shown. The number of people referred for treatment from January to March (Q4) increased to 367,689 by around 17,000 from 350,505 in Q3. The 15 per cent […]

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New films showcase leading Type 2 diabetes programmes in US and England

The USA and England have joined forces on two films for healthcare professionals to show how they are reducing the combined 90million people living in their countries collectively who are on-track to develop Type 2 diabetes. Top experts from both sides of the Atlantic shared tactics to reduce the 86 million Americans and 5million people […]

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Board meeting – 28 July 2016

The next Board meeting will take place on 28 July 2016, Southside London at 10.30am. If you would like to attend, please register your interest by emailing england.boardattendance@nhs.net and let us know if you have any additional requirements. Please note that members of the public are welcome to attend meetings of the Board – which although being […]

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A tribute to Dr Kate Granger – Natalie Silvey

Natalie Silvey, National Medical Director’s Fellow at NHS England, pays tribute to her friend and colleague Dr Kate Granger who passed away on Saturday 23 July.  “Hello my name is Natalie”. Every time I say that – to a patient, a relative or a colleague I think of Kate Granger. I had known Kate for […]

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Working up close with NHS 111 – Iain Upton

A Patient Representative working with the Integrated Urgent Care Workforce Development Programme gives his views on the workings of an NHS 111 call centre: I have only been a patient of the NHS since 2010, needing intense cancer treatment and care. Prior to that I was a fit and healthy Naval Officer for 30 years […]

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Expo gives mental health a proper platform – Claire Murdoch

NHS England’s recently appointed National Director for Mental Health looks ahead to Expo 2016: I’m delighted that mental health has such a prominent presence at Health and Care Innovation Expo this year. In addition to Ruby Wax on the main stage on day two of the event, we also have a half-day session on the […]

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NHS England balanced its 2015/16 £102 billion budget and met key performance goals

NHS England’s Annual Report and Accounts, laid before Parliament today, show that the organisation met each of the financial duties placed on it by Parliament in 2015/16, including once again balancing its budget of just over £100 billion. NHS England also contributed a £599 million managed underspend to help offset overspends elsewhere. Commenting on NHS […]

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NHS sets out plan to road test maternity services of the future

NHS England has today (21 July) laid out new plans to improve maternity services and is calling on local areas to road test new ways of working. The Maternity Transformation Programme has now identified nine working areas to take forward implementation of the recommendations set out in the report of the national maternity review, Better […]

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