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NHS England response to the industrial action ballot by the BMA

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 […]

Pharmacy can help ease pressure on frontline services

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 […]

If you were in need of urgent care, where would you go?

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 […]

From ward to board: bridging NHS policy and practice

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 […]

Antimicrobial resistance: a real threat to the future of healthcare

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 […]