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NHS England publishes details on how to apply for £260m Safer Hospitals, Safer Wards Technology Fund
NHS England has today published further details on the Safer Hospitals, Safer Wards Technology Fund which sets out the details on how NHS Foundation Trusts and NHS Trusts can access the new £260 million technology fund. The accompanying guidance describes in greater detail the steps that local care economies can take to effectively flow vital […]
Monitor and NHS England are redesigning the NHS payment system so it does more for patients. We have published an update which describes for patients how the NHS payment system works now, why it is being redesigned, and how and when the new system should be better for patients. It is the first in a […]
NHS England will today (Friday 28 June) begin the staged publication of mortality rates for individual hospital consultants in ten specialties, a major breakthrough in NHS transparency. It is leading a drive to give patients more information about their treatment, helping the NHS drive up and maintain the quality of care. The data – covering […]
NHS England’s national prevention programme aimed at improving outcomes for patients who develop hospital associated Venous Thromboembolism (VTE) has been shown to save lives in the results of a study undertaken at King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. Blood clots or VTE can commonly follow hospitalisation and cause thousands of deaths each year in the […]
Sir David Nicholson, Chief Executive of NHS England, comments on the establishment of the new Health and Social Care Integration fund and overall settlement for the NHS announced in today’s Spending Review 2015/16. Sir David Nicholson, the Chief Executive of NHS England said: “This is a very significant settlement for the NHS. It presents both […]
NHS England’s Tim Kelsey and Beverley Bryant are holding a morning event specifically for health technology start-up companies and Small to Medium Enterprises (SMEs). The event will provide an opportunity to meet the NHS England team and find out how NHS England is supporting entrepreneurs including how organisations can get involved in future events and […]
NHS England today has welcomed the findings of an independent audit that shows 20 per cent more patients are now surviving severe trauma since the introduction of Major Trauma Networks in 2010. Results from the Trauma Audit and Research Network (TARN) national audit show that 1 in 5 patients who would have died before the […]
Statement from Professor Keith Willett, National Director for Acute Episodes of care, NHS England, on NHS England’s Review of Urgent and Emergency Care
I welcome the opportunity to appear before the Health Select Committee to lay out the evidence behind NHS England’s Review of Urgent and Emergency Care. Together with senior colleagues Professor Sir Bruce Keogh and Dame Barbara Hakin, we are not only taking our message to Parliament and talking to MPs, but this is also a chance […]
NHS England and Monitor have set out their strategic intent and commitment to work together in a partnership agreement. The agreement outlines the respective duties, roles and responsibilities of each organisation and the strategic context, placing patients and improved outcomes at the heart of the shared vision. It sets out the partnership objectives, values and […]
NHS England asks patients, the public and staff to help shape the future of urgent and emergency care
NHS England is today asking patients, public and NHS staff to help shape the future of urgent and emergency care services. Professor Sir Bruce Keogh’s Urgent and Emergency Care Review was announced in January this year. Its aim is to develop a national framework to build a safe, more efficient system, 24 hours a day, […]