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NHS Change Day 2014 was the biggest day of collective action for improvement in the history of the NHS
The “Change Day Celebration” will provide an opportunity to tell the world about the inspiring pledges and actions being taken to make a difference to health and social care. Our celebrations will continue the ethos of having no barriers to communication, no hierarchies of message and no one voice louder than anyone else’s. So put […]
The second wave of the £500 million ‘Integrated Digital Care Fund’, (formerly the ‘Safer Hospitals, Safer Wards Technology Fund’), opens to applications today. NHS Trusts, and now Local Authorities, can apply for part of £240 million of funding to digitise and integrate patient information across the health and care sector, driving improvements in patient care. […]
A Regional Innovation Fund (RIF) of £2.5m is available this year to support and promote the adoption of innovation and the spread of best practice across the NHS. The fund is open to NHS England, as well as the NHS and AHSNs. All allocations made through the fund will seek to deliver significant improvements in […]
A Regional innovation Fund (RIF) of £5million was launched by NHS England in November 2013, to support and promote the adoption of innovation and the spread of best practice across the NHS. Bids for the fund were invited from NHS England, the NHS and Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) and were managed by an Independent […]
NHS England is today inviting GP surgeries to apply for part of a £50m ‘Challenge Fund’ to pilot improvements in access to appointments for up to half a million patients. As part of the Challenge Fund at least nine pilots will be set up with at least one in each region of England to support […]
An innovative team helping prisoners with long term lung conditions breathe better and feel better have won a Nursing Times Award for their flag ship project. The group of six, who all work at Maidstone Prison, scooped the Respiratory Award 2013 prize after diagnosing more prisoners with conditions like Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (COPD), helping […]
From today, NHS organisations can bid for part of a £100m fund to buy innovative technology to support nurses, midwives and care staff with improving patient care. The £100m ‘Nursing Technology Fund’ was announced by the Prime Minister in October last year. It will fund mobile and digital technology to allow nursing, midwifery and care […]
Manufacturers of radiotherapy equipment who are planning innovations that may change the shape of cancer care are to pitch to NHS England, Cancer Research UK and radiotherapy experts in a dragons-den style event to show the latest products available for carrying out innovative radiotherapies. The event, which takes place on the 8th and 9th October, […]
NHS England has today launched a new scheme inviting applications to oversee the NHS Innovation Fellowship that will help improve patient care and deliver value for money. The NHS Innovation Fellowship will bring together 15 world-class innovators to work with NHS senior leaders, clinicians and Academic Health Science Network leaders to embed and foster a […]
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 […]