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Send us your compassionate care award entries!

New category to mark 70th anniversary of the NHS. The call has gone out for entries for this year’s Kate Granger Compassionate Care Awards. The Chief Nursing Officer for England, Professor Jane Cummings, today urged people to nominate colleagues and teams, while also revealing there is an extra category this year to mark the 70th […]

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Celebrating 70 years of innovative care

The Chief Nursing Officer for England calls on nursing, midwifery and care staff to help mark the 70th anniversary of the NHS: This year nursing, midwifery and care staff have the perfect opportunity to celebrate 70 years of innovation and person centered care in our NHS and beyond. And with our staff, we can shape the […]

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Views on Expo

Let’s get creative with how we view population health and wellbeing ​ ​​​Amy Lamb, Business Coordinator, Intervention and Support Team​ (North). With NHS services stretched and an ageing population, working together with other organisations to ensure the best outcomes for patients is becoming ever more vital. I knew before I went to Expo 2017 that […]

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Register now for Expo 2018

Welcoming more than 5,000 delegates each year, Health and Care Innovation Expo is the biggest NHS-led event of the year – and registration is open now! Expo is a unique celebration of innovation, enterprise and collaboration, uniting NHS and social care leaders, commissioners, clinicians, voluntary sector partners, innovators, industry leaders and many more. Expo 2018, […]

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Practical guide for large scale change launched

NHS England has launched a refreshed guide to support health and care leaders to deliver large scale change. The guide will help them meet the challenges set out in the Next Steps on the NHS Five Year Forward View published earlier this year. NHS England’s Sustainable Improvement team and the Horizons team have refreshed and […]

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Special Award for Manchester and London NHS terror attack heroes

Heroic frontline NHS staff who treated victims of the recent Manchester and London terror attacks and the Grenfell fire were given special recognition at the Health and Care Innovation Expo today. Staff including nurses, doctors and paramedics received a standing ovation as the Special Recognition honour was announced by Professor Jane Cummings at the end […]

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New quality of life measure for recovering cancer patients

In a world leading move, quality of life for cancer patients will be tracked as part of ambitious plans by NHS England to radically improve care and support for people once treatment ends. The ground-breaking new approach is set to drive improvements in after care which includes personalised plans for people with cancer outlining not […]

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NHS launches new drive to save thousands of people from heart attacks and strokes

The NHS, working with Public Health England (PHE), will today (Tuesday) announce a new drive to prevent heart attacks and strokes saving thousands of lives by taking a more integrated approach to cardiovascular care. New PHE analysis suggests that there is now an opportunity to prevent more than 9,000 heart attacks and at least 14,000 […]

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Nurses play vital role in improving lives of millions

Professor Jane Cummings has urged nurses to lead the way in improving the lives of millions of people living with a mental health condition or learning disability. It is estimated there are around 1.1 million people living with a learning disability in England. However, the number recorded in health and welfare systems is much lower. […]

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