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The NHS Five Year Forward View was published in 2014 and set out a new shared vision for the future of the NHS. It was followed by Next steps on the NHS Five Year Forward View in 2017.
Leading change An Undergraduate Programme Lead (Nursing) and Practice Placement Co-ordinator (both registered nurses) at the University of Lincoln worked with General Practice Nurses to develop General Practice (GP) placements for pre-registered nurses. This project enabled student nurses to experience General Practice Nursing (GPN) and aims to support succession planning for the future of general […]
People with long-term conditions in 37 areas across England are next in line to receive person-centred support to manage their own care, thanks to the roll-out of an evidence-based tool over the next five years. The Patient Activation Measure (PAM) is a validated tool which captures the extent to which people feel engaged and confident in taking […]
NHS to offer thousands more people a greater choice of care, with more control for wheelchair users over their provision
NHS England today sets out action to help people manage their own health by giving them more choice and control about the personal care they receive. Three key schemes will be announced at the NHS England Personal Health Budget conference: Personal Health Budgets will replace the current wheelchair voucher scheme as part of efforts to […]
In June 2017, Louise Watson became director of the new care models programme at NHS England and is leading on their implementation as outlined in the NHS Five Year Forward View. Louise shares her thoughts on the programme as it enters its third year. I’m really thrilled to take on the mantle of new care […]
5.1. Virtually every aspect of modern life has been, and will continue to be, radically reshaped by innovation and technology – and healthcare is no exception. Sustained advances in computing and the democratisation of information are driving choice and control throughout our daily lives, giving us heightened expectations around digital services. Technology is continually opening […]
Every year, about 22,000 people with diabetes die. The condition is a leading cause of preventable sight loss in people of working age and is a major contributor to kidney failure, heart attack and stroke. As well as the human cost, diabetes accounts for around 10% of the annual NHS budget. This is nearly £10 […]
Patients, clinicians and other key stakeholders are being encouraged to give their views on the future of specialised health services, and how they are to be provided by the NHS over the next five years. NHS England is inviting patients, patient groups, commissioners, clinicians and others to a special event in December as part of […]
The NHS must be more responsive to the needs and wishes of the public, all of whom will use its services at some point in their lives. We need to ensure that public, patient and carer voices are at the centre of our healthcare services, from planning to delivery. Every level of our commissioning system will be informed by listening to those who use and care about our services.
These guides aim to support clinical commissioning groups and others to plan and deliver good patient and public participation. We should work jointly with communities to improve our NHS together.
NHS teams up with councils to improve ‘housing health’ with home MOTs, stair lifts, falls helplines and quick grants
The NHS is teaming up with councils to improve health through better housing through home MOTs, quick homes grants, falls help lines, stair lifts and heating systems among others. A King’s Fund and National Housing Federation Report out now on housing and health says the cost of poor housing to the NHS is £1.4 billion per […]
A representative from the NHS Youth Forum and co-chair of this year’s Expo National Quality Board explains how it’s time for policy-makers, commissioners and providers to start listening to young people: In recent years, the NHS focus has been concerned with the health of adults and the quality of care this group receives – but […]