John Holden

Since the publication of these blogs John Holden has left NHS England.

The new Congenital Heart Disease review: 43rd update – John Holden

Since the publication of this blog John Holden has left NHS England. Welcome to my final blog for the congenital heart disease review; a blog in two parts. In the second part of this blog Will Huxter, the senior manager now responsible for the work, will introduce himself and explain how NHS England is taking […]

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The new Congenital Heart Disease review: 42nd update – John Holden

Since the publication of this blog John Holden has left NHS England. In July 2013 the Board of NHS England accepted responsibility for a new review of CHD services, and outlined the approach we would take.  Almost exactly two years later, on 23 July 2015, we are bringing a report back to our Board, which […]

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The new Congenital Heart Disease review: 41st update – John Holden

Since the publication of this blog John Holden has left NHS England. Your feedback Welcome back!  One or two of you said you missed the blog during the restricted election period so – by “massive public demand” – it’s back.  We have been continuing the work of the review, finalising the proposed standards, discussing with […]

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The new Congenital Heart Disease review: 40th update – John Holden

Since the publication of this blog John Holden has left NHS England. Your feedback We’ve been asked whether NHS England can “look under the bonnet” of the independent report on our recent consultation – for example, can we see the detail of individual responses?  The answer is yes, we can. Our review team has already […]

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The new Congenital Heart Disease review: 39th update – John Holden

Since the publication of this blog John Holden has left NHS England. I am pleased to announce the publication of the independent report ‘Consultation on draft standards and service specifications for the congenital heart disease service‘ which has been produced by Dialogue by Design. The report has been published on Dialogue by Design’s website. This […]

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The new Congenital Heart Disease review: 38th update – John Holden

Since the publication of this blog John Holden has left NHS England. Nature abhors a vacuum, so I try to keep blogging regularly, in case you think we have gone away or eased up on the work of the review.   We haven’t. But there really is not a lot to report this week in terms […]

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The new Congenital Heart Disease review: 37th update – John Holden

Since the publication of this blog John Holden has left NHS England. Welcome to the first blog for 2015. It’s been a month since the last one – I thought I should allow you to enjoy the festive season in peace! However, the work on the review has not stopped and we continue where we […]

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The new Congenital Heart Disease review: 36th update – John Holden

Since the publication of this blog John Holden has left NHS England. Your feedback Our consultation on draft standards and service specifications closed on Monday 8 December, and we’ve received more than 500 responses, which are currently being analysed. We will say more about the next steps, and likely timetable, in the new year.  Thank you […]

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The new Congenital Heart Disease review: 35th update – John Holden

Since the publication of this blog John Holden has left NHS England. Your feedback We continue to receive your feedback to the consultation and welcome your comments.   Although the “road show” has finished, the consultation period continues until 5pm on 8 December and we are keen to encourage as many people as possible to share […]

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The new Congenital Heart Disease review: 34th update – John Holden

Since the publication of this blog John Holden has left NHS England. Your feedback We’ve had a query about the data we use to understand activity levels for CHD, and whether we include private patients, or those from the Republic of Ireland, etc. It seems there is some misunderstanding about this, so to help explain […]

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