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Patients and their long-term needs will again be the focus of this year’s Future of Health Conference. The conference, which won Best Event of the Year for 2013 at the prestigious British Media Awards, will be held on 21st November in London. The key themes will include: Personalisation and Empowerment – What are the barriers and […]
NHS England’s award-winning Future of Health Conference will be staged again later this year. The conference, which recently won Best Event of the Year at the prestigious British Media Awards, will be held on 21 November in London. As with last year’s event – which attracted 1,000 delegates – a People’s Panel made up of […]
NHS England is to launch a new pilot scheme that aims to help general practitioners assess the care and support needs of people with long-term conditions. A new assessment tool, known as patient activation, is designed to help GPs put people with long-term conditions at the centre of the care and support they receive. It […]
A major new report about Patient Activation – which could help over 1.5million people in England with long term conditions – was launched at the King’s Fund today. Patient activation is a measure of a person’s skills, confidence and knowledge to manage their own health. It’s simple to find out, like measuring blood pressure, and […]
Health care professionals and patients working together is recognised with prestigious prize. When doctors Anna Moore and Ed Mitchell approached Dr Martin McShane, NHS England’s Director for Long-Term Conditions, asking if he would support them to set up the Future of Health conference, little did they imagine that 18 months later they would scoop a […]
Professor John Young, NHS England’s Director for Integration and Frail Elderly Care, today told a high-powered Westminster Health Forum that a new “Frailty Index” is needed to help improve services for older people. Professor Young told the seminar that better recognition of frailty as a long term condition is key to the future care of […]
Today, the second day of the conference, being staged at the Business Design Centre in London in conjunction with UCL Partners, was addressed by NHS England’s chairman Professor Sir Malcolm Grant who outlined the national perspective on long term conditions. Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, National Medical Director was also taking part in a panel discussion, […]
Some of NHS England’s most influential figures are to take part in a high profile conference, The Future of Health, in London. The two-day conference, being staged by NHS England and UCL Partners and being held at the Business Design Centre in London, will also feature some of the world’s leading experts on the care […]
The New Medicine Service (NMS) is being extended to 31 December 2013. The service provides extra support, advice and guidance through community pharmacies for patients that are newly prescribed a medicine for specific long-term conditions. The NMS was implemented as a time-limited service commissioned until March 2013 to improve medicine adherence and outcomes for patients. […]
Taking place from 3-4 October 2013 in London, this jointly run event between NHS England and UCL partners will set the pace of change for long term conditions, multimorbidity and integrated care. The Future of Health conference will act as a national platform for policy debate and sharing of successful practice. It will be the […]