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The Academy of Medical Royal Colleges has thrown its weight behind a campaign for the introduction of seven day services across the NHS. Britain’s most senior doctors, represented by the AoMRC, which supports the Royal Colleges, say treating patients in inadequately staffed hospitals at weekends is “ethically unjustifiable” and must end urgently. The decision for […]
Today (Monday 23September) marks the start of NHS England’s 6Cs Live! Commissioning Week of Action so we are calling all nurses, midwives and care staff delivering the 6Cs – care, compassion, competence, communication, courage and commitment – to get involved. This is a great opportunity to learn, share and connect with others, such as through […]
NHS England’s National Medical Director, Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, has warned patients and health care professionals the introduction of seven day services will be “difficult and radical.” Sir Bruce also issued a challenge calling them to “be up for it” as he addressed a 7-Days Services workshop staged before NHS England’s inaugural Annual General Meeting […]
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 – 3 Items 4 – 5 Item 6 Item 7 Item 8 Part 1 Items 8 Part 2 – 10 Board papers View the agenda and board papers
NHS England today hailed another step forward in its vision to put the voice of patients at the heart of the NHS. Thousands of members of the public joined forces with NHS staff to lead over 4,600 assessments of a mix of NHS settings to shine a light on the things that matter most to […]
AGM on Storify Online conversation highlights of the NHS England Annual General Meeting 12 September 2013 Highlights from NHS England #transparency workshop A snapshot of the online conversation for #7dayservices at #NHSAGM Exploring the meaning of ‘end of life’ and palliative care, looking at achieving high quality care for all #calltoaction pre AGM workshop Highlights […]
As the NHS approaches its busiest time of year, NHS England are encouraging staff to take steps to protect individuals in their care as well as protecting themselves, their colleagues and family by getting a flu jab. NHS Employers are leading on the national staff flu vaccination campaign and we support them in encouraging all […]
Health Minister Lord Howe and delegates at NHS England’s Local Professional Networks (LPN) Assembly will be invited to visit the Royal National Institute for the Blind’s sight loss simulator, the Eye Pod. The Eye Pod has giant eyes connected to viewers that visitors look through to experience conditions such as glaucoma and cataracts. LPN members, […]
The NHS Services, Seven Days A Week Forum has reached a significant milestone, with each of the five work streams reporting on their initial findings. The remit of the work streams is to consider seven day a week provision in urgent and emergency care and in diagnostics. The work streams are: • Clinical Standards – led […]
The remaining three of ten specialist surgical societies will publish outcomes data for individual hospital consultants, including mortality rates, from today. This completes the staged ‘pilot’ publication of this data that started in June this year. It is part of NHS England’s drive for greater transparency and a commitment to providing patients with more information […]