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NHS England is pleased to announce the appointment of a new National Clinical Director for Innovation, Professor Tony Young PhD, FRCS (Urol). As National Clinical Director (NCD), Professor Young’s role will provide clinical leadership and support in delivering improved health outcomes across the five domains of the NHS Outcomes Framework. In particular Tony will focus […]
The Department of Health and NHS England have opportunities for placement students to work for 9 to 12 months in our analytical teams. In NHS England and the Department of Health analysts play an instrumental part in tackling some of the nation’s most challenging and high profile health problems. Our analytical teams cover a broad […]
We are pleased to announce that Richard Jeavons will be joining NHS England as our new Director of Specialised Commissioning. Richard will establish the new national specialised commissioning function that has been proposed as part of the Organisational Alignment and Capability Programme. This involves consolidating all existing national specialised commissioning staff in one directorate with […]
NHS England’s Chief Executive Simon Stevens was interviewed live on Jeremy Vine’s BBC Radio 2 programme today. The NHS chief featured on the segment of the show entitled ‘What Makes Us Human?’ He read a piece he had penned entitled: “What makes us human? –The pursuit of health and the capacity to care.” Following the […]
NHS England has published its first Annual Report and Accounts today setting out its achievements in the last year and its aspiration for 2014/15. The report features key milestones since its inception in April 2013, the annual accounts and a Directors’ report. In his introduction Chief Executive Simon Stevens, who took over at NHS England […]
NHS England CEO Simon Stevens is today announcing a number of senior appointments to the organisation. Dr Mahiben Maruthappu has been appointed to the chief executive’s office, as the first member of a new programme providing opportunities for early and mid-career clinicians and managers to work on national strategy and operations. Dr Maruthappu is an […]
NHS England is pleased to announce the appointment of Suzanne Rastrick as Chief Allied Health Professions Officer. Suzanne will take up the pivotal role in September, taking the lead in developing the vital contribution from the 12 allied health professions (AHPs) to further improve the commissioning and services provided by AHPs to achieve better outcomes for patients […]
NHS England publishes Understanding the new NHS – A guide for everyone working and training within the NHS
When Sir Bruce Keogh was NHS Medical Director, he commissioned a guide to the NHS for junior doctors. At the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management conference in October 2013, he committed to updating this guide to reflect the changes in the new NHS. NHS England have today fulfilled this commitment and published Understanding the […]
The chair of NHS England Professor Sir Malcolm Grant today welcomed the appointment of three new non-executive directors. Professor Sir John Burn, Noel Gordon and David Roberts have been appointed by the Secretary of State as non-executive directors of NHS England, with effect from 1 July 2014, for a period of four years. They join […]
We are opening the doors of NHS England’s Patients and Information Directorate to the public (and anybody else who wants to find out more about what we are doing) today, with four simultaneous and web-linked events across the country. We are live streaming the open house event today, starting between 9:30 and 10:00am. For more […]