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Since this news item published, certain details have now been superseded. Please see the care.data page for the most recent and up to date information. Leaflets explaining how the NHS uses patient information will begin landing on the doormats of England’s 26.5 million households from today. Over the next four weeks, every household in England […]
NHS England has today announced the appointment of Celia Ingham Clark as the National Director for Reducing Premature Deaths. Mrs Ingham Clark was previously a consultant general and colorectal surgeon and then Medical Director at Whittington Hospital NHS Trust. In 2010, Mrs Ingham Clark was appointed Associate Medical Director for Secondary Care for NHS London […]
NHS England is recruiting additional patient and carer members to four of its influential Clinical Reference Groups (CRGs). An additional four representatives are being sought for each of the following CRGs: Congenital Heart Services CRG Neurosciences CRG Chemotherapy CRG PET-CT CRG The 75 specialised services CRGs are the primary source of clinical advice on the […]
The NHS has today issued a message reminding people to look in on neighbours and friends ahead of the New Year. Professor Keith Willet, National Clinical Director for Acute Care said: “The period between Christmas and New Year can be a real worry if you are older and frailer than you were. Working in A&E […]
The board meeting was broadcast live as part of our commitment to make information as accessible as possible. You can view separate recordings of each agenda item below: Items 1 to 3 Item 4 Item 5 Item 6 Item 7 Item 8 Items 9 to 12 Items 13 to 16 Board papers View the agenda and board papers
Following the publication of the headline allocations for Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) for 2014/15 and 2015/16 on December 18th we are now publishing further supporting information on target allocations, distance from target, populations and resulting allocations per head for CCGs. The detailed allocations tables Supporting notes to the above The reason for doing this is […]
NHS England has today published a good practice guide for commissioners, to assist clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) should they choose to develop proposals for major service changes and reconfiguration. This guidance builds on earlier best practice guidance developed prior to the new commissioning system, but has been brought up to date, reflecting the roles and […]
NHS England has published a bold framework within which commissioners will need to work with providers and partners in local government to develop strong, robust and ambitious five year plans to secure the continuity of sustainable high quality care for all, now and for future generations. Everyone Counts: Planning for Patients 2014/15 to 2018/19 describes […]
NHS England is today inviting GP surgeries to apply for part of a £50m ‘Challenge Fund’ to pilot improvements in access to appointments for up to half a million patients. As part of the Challenge Fund at least nine pilots will be set up with at least one in each region of England to support […]
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 13 Dec 2013