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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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Get interactive with the Expo 2016 app

Attendees to this year’s Health and Care Innovation Expo will have access to an exclusive app to enhance their visit. The interactive app will help delegates to plan their visit, network with other app users and keep up-to-date with the latest Expo 2016 news. The app can be used on a range of devices and will be invaluable […]

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New findings reveal NHS initiative to get vulnerable people online has dramatically improved their health and well being and reduced demand for front line services

A report published yesterday (18 July) shows an NHS programme to train vulnerable people to use the internet has led to over half feeling more confident to manage their health, 21% making fewer calls or visits to their GP and 6% making fewer trips to A&E.  This behaviour change is estimated to have saved the […]

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New National Commissioning Framework for Hearing Loss Services launched

A new guide to help organisations responsible for planning and commissioning local hearing services for deaf people and those with diminishing hearing is launched by NHS England today (19 July). The Commissioning Services for People with Hearing Loss – a Framework for Clinical Commissioning Groups, will be presented by the Chief Scientific Officer for England, […]

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