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Victims of sexual abuse will receive a lifetime of mental health care to help cope with the trauma, NHS England has announced. As part of a five year strategy delivering a new package of sexual abuse and assault care across England, the NHS has set out plans for better care, including Sexual Assault Referral Centres […]
New information system set to improve continuity of care to population with complex health and social care needs. Patients in the Health and Justice Sector are set to benefit from improved continuous healthcare with a new contract being conditionally awarded to The Phoenix Partnership (TPP), to supply the Health and Justice Information system in places of detention. The […]
NHS England has today published 37 nationally consistent commissioning policies as part of its role as a direct commissioner for some non-specialised services. The policies, which are interim at this stage, are of particular benefit to the armed forces and health and justice populations as members of these communities, particularly serving armed forces personnel and […]
National Partnership Agreement for the co-commissioning and delivery of healthcare services in prisons in England
A National Partnership Agreement between NHS England, the National Offender Management Service (NOMS) and Public Health England (PHE) has been developed. It sets out the shared strategic intent and joint commitment in the commissioning, enabling and delivery of healthcare services in adult prisons in England. It sets out: respective roles and objectives of each organisation […]
The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) has published the single operating model for the commissioning of offender health services. From April 2013, the NHS CB will be introducing a step change in the commissioning of offender health services. The intention is to move away from regionally and locally isolated commissioning to a clear and consistent […]
The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) has today published a document setting out how the management of IT systems will be organised for offender health care from April 2013. Securing Excellence in IT Services Operating model for offender health care provides a system which ensures the safe transfer of offender health IT from primary care […]