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This guidance document is aimed at GPs, practice staff, clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) and commissioning support units (CSUs) who are providing support to GP practices implementing GP online services.
An NHS England spokesperson said: “In the light of the junior doctors industrial action ballot result, Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, National Medical Director of NHS England, has today written to the BMA seeking formal assurances that no action will be taken that will endanger patient safety and urgent and emergency care. “NHS hospitals and other […]
NHS England’s National Clinical lead for Primary Care explains how we can all help ourselves to Stay Well This Winter: The Indian summer and mild November days have given way to wild and windy storms. With the rain and biting cold gales comes a wish to curl up with the winter viruses and counting off […]
Patients in England should be able to expect greater quality and consistency in orthotic services in the future thanks to the results of a national review. NHS England has today (Thursday 19 November) issued a call for local commissioners to improve how vital ortheses are provided, alongside a suite of guidance and resources to help […]
The head of NHS England today urged NHS managers to lead a new drive to stamp out discrimination in all parts of the health service as he published a new analysis showing wide variation across the country. The analysis, carried out by the Kings Fund for NHS England used data drawn from the 2014 NHS […]
NHS England has published a series of Quick Guides around urgent care. They include ‘Extending the role of community pharmacy in urgent care’, developed to provide practical tips and case studies for System Resilience Groups and local commissioners showing how to help relieve pressure on frontline services. Andre Yeung, a pharmacist consultant and public health […]
Fifty vanguards are leading on developing new care models which will act as the blueprints for the NHS moving forward and the inspiration to the rest of the health and care system. As we head into winter, they have come together today to jointly address an age old challenge – how to transform services whilst […]
Dr Mahiben Maruthappu, a London-based junior doctor in acute medicine and Senior Fellow to NHS England’s Chief Executive, juggles the management theory with frontline service: Recently there was a cardiac arrest call for an elderly patient our team had admitted. While there are over 30,000 cardiac arrests a year in our country, statistics cannot capture […]
Since the publication of this blog Dr Mike Durkin has left NHS England. On European Antibiotic Awareness Day, Dr Mike Durkin, NHS England Director of Patient Safety, writes about the threat of antimicrobial resistance and what needs to be done to respond to this threat to the future of global healthcare. Each year, 18 November […]
GP Online Services has delivered a number of webinars during 2017/2018 to support practice staff in promoting and offering online services to their patients and plans to hold more in 2019. The topics covered are usually those that practices have asked for and have given the opportunity for participants to ask questions following the formal […]