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Sir Nick Partridge has been announced as the chair to NHS England’s Clinical Priorities Advisory Group (CPAG). Sir Nick has been interim chair of CPAG since September 2013 and after a rigorous application process and interview round at the end of 2013, Sir Nick accepted the appointment following ratification from Sir Bruce Keogh, NHS England’s […]
Nursing leaders are kick starting the new year with a ‘week of action’ focused on dignity, empathy and respect in nursing care. The fifth 6Cs Live! week of action (next week) includes the ‘Patient Experience National Conference’ with keynote speeches from Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer for England, as well as Dame Julie Mellor, Parliamentary […]
NHS England’s Chief Data Officer Dr Geraint Lewis said: “NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) welcome the increase in public awareness and debate about NHS data usage following the nationwide distribution of the leaflet ‘Better Information Means Better Care’. “It is vital, however, that this debate is based on facts, […]
The Informatics Services Commissioning Group (ISCG) would like to invite people to join its discussions to influence the commissioning of all health and social care information and technology services. On Tuesday 21 January the ISCG will meet patients, service users, carers, and a range of organisations to get direct feedback before their official meeting in […]
Patients with schizophrenia will on average die 14.6 years earlier, bipolar 10.1 and patients with schizoaffective disorder eight years earlier than the general population. They are dying of the same conditions as the general population but have the life expectancy of people living in the 1950s. As the Department of Health launches its Mental Health […]
NHS England will next week launch its first national public-awareness campaign in a bid to persuade people not to store up health problems and to seek advice early. The eight-week campaign – called The earlier, the better – starts on Monday 20 January and aims to help nip health problems in the bud and reduce unnecessary […]
The next Board meeting will take place on Friday 24 January at NHS Southside, London. Start time is 10.00am. If you would like to attend, please register your interest at firstname.lastname@example.org. and let us know if you have any additional requirements. Please note that members of the public are welcome to attend meetings of the […]
This weekly summary offers an overview of the system and pulls together information on waiting times in A&E, ambulance response times, daily situation reports from the NHS, and information on flu rates. Winter health check report 17 January 2014
NHS England is to host its biggest event of the year with the Health and Care Innovation Expo 2014. To be staged on March 3 and 4 at Manchester Central, Expo is expected to attract thousands of delegates, all of whom want to bring about changes in health and care. Expo will be lively, engaged […]
NHS England are running a number of webinars over the next couple of weeks to support local areas with their Better Care Fund (BCF) plans. 17 January 2014, 10.00 – 11.00: LGA Toolkit 17 January 2104, 14.00 – 15.00: Competition Workshop (MONITOR) 17 January 2014, 15:00-16:00: General 21 January 2014, 10:00-11:00: Pricing 22 January 2014, […]