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Patients, clinicians and other key stakeholders are being encouraged to give their views on the future of specialised health services, and how they are to be provided by the NHS over the next five years. NHS England is inviting patients, patient groups, commissioners, clinicians and others to a special event in December as part of […]
NHS England to lead an incident management team as Care Quality Commission finds failings in cancer services at Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust.
NHS England is to lead a team of cancer specialists to ensure the safety of cancer patients following a critical report by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) into services at Colchester Hospital University Foundation Trust (CHUFT). NHS England shares the serious concerns of the CQC’s inspectors whose report reveals failures in the way some cancer […]
NHS England and EHI Intelligence have today announced the launch of the Clinical Digital Maturity Index (CDMI), a benchmarking tool that enables NHS hospitals to better understand how investing in, then effectively using information technology can improve patient safety and outcomes, reduce bureaucracy, and deliver efficiencies. The levels of digital capability in the NHS is […]
NHS England’s most senior doctors today welcomed the Royal Pharmaceutical Society’s “Future Models of Care” report, setting out the much wider role pharmacists can and should play in treating and advising patients. NHS England is currently working with patients and clinicians across the country to set out how the NHS should be organised in future […]
GP practices are to be warned that they will be in breach of contract if they do not take all reasonable steps to stop their patients being asked to use 084 numbers for appointments and advice. The national office of NHS England is writing to all its 27 Area Teams from today – see the […]
Today (4 November) at the London NHS Values Summit, NHS England Chief Executive, Sir David Nicholson, announced a refresh of a toolkit designed to ensure NHS organisations follow best practice in delivering services that are free of discrimination and meet the requirements of the Equality Act 2010. Sir David announced the refresh of the Equality […]
The afternoon session (2:15pm-400pm) of the London NHS Values Summit will be live streamed. Watch it here.
The next Board meeting will take place on Friday 8th November at 10:00am – at NHS England, Rivergate House, Newbury Business Park, Berkshire, RG14 2PZ If you would like to attend, please register your interest at email@example.com. and let us know if you have any additional requirements. Please note that members of the public are […]
Fourteen areas leading the way in delivering better joined up care In May 2013, national partners announced the ‘pioneers’ programme, inviting local areas to demonstrate the use of ambitious and innovative approaches to deliver person-centred, co-ordinated care and support. Over 100 expressions of interest were received, with the final selection of the pioneers being made […]
NHS England has today published September’s Friends and Family Test results across all hospitals in England. The key findings for the September FFT data are: The total number of responses to date (April-September) is 983,728 (including independent-sector providers) The number of responses in England has risen by 4% from 183,464 in August to 190,280 in […]