Resources This page includes links to resources to help staff, NHS organisations, partners and educators celebrate the NHS’s 70th birthday. For more information, please email: firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also join the conversation on social media using: #NHS70. Branding Take a look at our selection of branding materials to support organisations to celebrate the NHS’s 70th […]
NHS England has published a series of quick guides around urgent care. Here, Eddie Crouch, Vice Chair of the British Dental Association Principal Executive Committee, looks at the guide on emergency dental care: Toothache, when severe, can be an awful experience, so preventing it or seeking appropriate help will clearly be a priority for anyone, […]
In advance of the Community pharmacy seasonal influenza vaccination advanced service re-commencing on 1st September 2016 NHS England is today releasing the service specification and accompanying Patient Group Direction (PGD) for use by pharmacy contractors who wish to take part in this service. This will enable individual pharmacists to finalise completion of the Declaration of […]
The NHS Standard Contract Technical Guidance 2015/16 offers broad advice about general contracting issues – including when the NHS Standard Contract should be used, contract signature, collaborative contracting, contract duration and extension, dispute resolution, and non-contract activity; and offers advice about both how key sections of the Contract should be completed and how the main contract management processes should be used in practice.
Guidance and associated appendices, to support the transfer of commissioning responsibilities for adult obesity surgery to Clinical Commissioning Groups during 2016/17.
Once people no longer need hospital care, being at home or in a community setting (such as a care home) is the best place to continue recovery; but unnecessary delay in discharging older patients from hospital is a systemic problem with a rising trend. For older people in particular, we know that longer stays in […]
The NHS Standard Contract Technical Guidance 2016/17 is applicable to both the full length and the shorter-form version of the Contract. It offers broad advice about general contracting issues – including when the NHS Standard Contract should be used, contract signature, collaborative contracting, contract duration and extension, dispute resolution, and non-contract activity; and offers advice about both how key sections of the Contract should be completed and how the main contract management processes should be used in practice.
Our South Central Operations and Delivery team have created this space to share best practice and showcase innovative approaches to service transformation and sustainability. Information shared is for A&E Delivery Board partners, including; Local Authorities Acute trusts Community trusts Primary Care Ambulance/NHS 111 services Mental Health providers CCGs If you have questions about any of […]
Three in five of us will be carers at some point in our lives and for many of us these responsibilities will begin or continue into our older age. Dawn Moody, Associate National Clinical Director for Older People, marks Older Peoples Day (1 October) with a blog on the importance of caring for our carers. […]
NHS Standard Contract: Guidance on National Variations to existing 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16 form contracts
This is guidance on the completion of the National Variations to existing NHS Standard Contracts on 2013/14, 2014/15 and 2015/16 forms, to reflect changes which are mandatory as a result of regulatory and policy developments. The National Variations must be effected by commissioners pursuant to the NHS Commissioning Board and Clinical Commissioning Groups (Responsibilities and Standing Rules) Regulations 2012.