News

 

 

Improving access to general practice – Dr Robert Varnam

Dr Robert Varnam, Head of General Practice Development at NHS England, reviews new innovations to improve access to general practice. Improving access to general practice is a key priority for the NHS. General practice in England provides safe, appropriate and high quality care but we know that, too often, patients find it hard to get […]

Read more

“Incredible and hugely inspiring” – Susie Williams, NHS Youth Forum

On September 7 and 8 I attended my very first NHS Health and Care Innovation Expo in Manchester as part of and representing the NHS Youth Forum with five other members, and it was both an incredible and hugely inspiring two days. Soon after we arrived at the event myself and Aisha (another youth forum member) found […]

Read more

Experiencing Expo 2016 – reflections from a #braintumourwarrior

As part of my job as a digital account manager in the North East of England, this September I had the cool task of attending the two-day Health and Care Innovation Expo in Manchester.  What is an Innovation Expo, I hear you cry? Well, Sir Bruce Keogh, National Medical Director of NHS England, introduced the conference by […]

Read more

School and mental health link pilots taking work further to help more young people

A pilot scheme linking schools and mental health workers is being rolled out further helping more children and young people, it was revealed today at the NHS Expo conference. Dr Jackie Cornish, NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Children and Young People, said the pilot, which is a collaboration between NHS England and the Department […]

Read more

Comedian Ruby Wax packs out NHS Expo conference and talks mindfulness

Comedian Ruby Wax told the NHS Expo conference that mindfulness was a therapy which helped her with depression over the years. Speaking to a packed audience, the mental health campaigner was interviewed by Freud Memorial Professor of Psychoanalysis University College London Peter Fonagy, and received thanks and congratulations from the audience for her contributions to […]

Read more

100 of the brightest medics now driving innovation in the NHS

The NHS has recently appointed its hundredth clinical entrepreneur, NHS England’s Medical Director announced at Expo today. Speaking at the ‘Partnerships in innovation session’, Professor Sir Bruce Keogh and Professor Tony Young, NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Innovation, heralded the shift to the implementation phase of the unique joint venture with industry to give […]

Read more