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NHS England publishes report into Leeds Teaching Hospital NHS Trust Paediatric Cardiac Surgery Services
NHS England will today (13 March 2014) publish a report into the children’s heart services provided at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust. The Leeds review investigated issues raised about the safety and quality of care at the trust. A significant amount of work has been undertaken to establish an accurate picture of the services provided, […]
Despite the awful weather conditions, nothing was going to stop members from getting to the inaugural meeting of NHS England’s Youth Forum, ahead of its formal launch on 3 March 2014 at the Health and Care Innovation Expo 2014 at Manchester Central. Filmed by a crew from The Reporters Academy, 14 young people, aged from 14 […]
NHS England and Cardiothoracic Society comment on safety of children’s heart surgery at Bristol Children’s Hospital
NHS England and the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery today commented on the current safety of children’s heart surgery at Bristol Children’s Hospital. It follows last week’s meeting between Sir Bruce Keogh and families of children who died at the hospital, where it was agreed that there should be an independent review, chaired by Sir Ian […]
Despite the awful weather conditions, nothing was going to stop members from getting to the inaugural meeting of the NHS England’s Youth Forum, ahead of its formal launch on 3 March 2014 at the Health and Care Innovation Expo 2014 at Manchester Central. Filmed by a crew from The Reporters Academy, 14 young people, aged […]
NHS England reaction to independent reconfiguration panel report on the proposed changes to children’s heart surgery
NHS England today promised to lead a rethink of plans to improve children’s heart surgery in England following publication of an independent report on the Safe and Sustainable Review. Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, Medical Director for NHS England said: “We welcome the review and NHS England will now study its recommendations in full to learn […]
Epilepsy Action, in association with NHS England, has developed new guidelines (new guidelines for children’s epilepsy surgery) to help more children with epilepsy benefit from surgical procedures. The guidance has been developed for paediatricians and will help to increase the number of children referred for epilepsy surgery. The guidelines have been produced following the introduction […]
The Department of Health, in partnership with NHS England and Public Health England, has announced a number of improvements to the vaccination programme to protect against flu, meningitis C, shingles and diarrhoea. From July this year a new rotavirus vaccination programme will start for children under four months. Rotavirus is a highly infectious bug that […]
NHS England has released the Review of Children’s Congenital Cardiac Surgery Service at Leeds Teaching Hospitals NHS Trust report (this document is available on our archived website). This report is the output of the independent review team that formed part of the first stage of the review into children’s heart surgery at Leeds . This report […]
NHS England has released two data reports relating to children’s heart surgery at Leeds Teaching Hospitals The original data sent to Sir Bruce Keogh by Sir Roger Boyle (this document is available on our archived website) NICOR Investigation of mortality from paediatric cardiac surgery in England 2009 – 12 (this document is available on our archived […]
The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) has today publishing Securing Excellence in IT Services: Operating Model for Child Health Information Services (CHIS). The purpose of the operating model is to provide a system which ensures the safe transfer of commissioning responsibilities from Primary Care Trusts to ensure that all existing information systems and associated support […]