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Supporting safer care where patients are deteriorating (adults and children)

A stage two resource alert has been issued to support the timely identification, response and management of the deteriorating patient (adults and children). Resources to support safer care of the deteriorating patient (adults and children) Related content Patient safety alerts A safe system framework for recognising and responding to children at risk of deterioration Resources […]

NHS Innovation Accelerator success has led to more than 300 organisations offering innovative healthcare to NHS patients

This week 17 top healthcare innovators celebrated success following a year of support from the NHS Innovation Accelerator (NIA); which aims to improve patients’ lives through fast tracking cutting-edge, low cost innovations to the forefront of the NHS. During the first year of the programme the 17 NIA Fellows have taken their innovations – ranging […]

Working to end variance in cancer care

NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Cancer explains why the Cancer Patient Experience Survey published last week is key to improving services: We focus far too often on the ‘clinical’ outcomes of treatment, without considering what that treatment was like for the patients themselves. But the experience of treatment and the care they receive is […]

Everyone’s a winner with PHBs

In the latest of a series of blogs on Personal Health Budgets, NHS England’s Director of Personalisation and Choice explains why the choice agenda is so important for disabled people and those with long term conditions – whether it’s the small everyday lifestyle decisions we make, or the crucial conversations when people are facing the […]

NHS England announces provisional investment decisions for specialised services

NHS England has today (11 July) set out the results of its annual process for deciding which new treatments and services it will make available to patients. Around a hundred policies were considered over the course of the year. Many of these were considered as ‘In Year Service Developments’ – policies which are cost-saving or […]

PAM’s licence to thrill

NHS England’s National Clinical Advisor for the Personalisation and Choice Group delights in today’s announcement that 37 sites, including Integrated Personal Commissioning sites, will receive Patient Activation Measure licences: How engaged are people in managing their health and care?…was the title of a Health Foundation publication in 2005. This followed from Sir Derek Wanless’ 2002 […]

NHS pushes forward with ambition to create world class cancer services

The NHS in England will today (Thursday) set out its plans to deliver world class cancer services, which includes a fund to find new ways of speeding up diagnosis with the potential to save thousands more lives every year. The National Cancer Transformation Board, led by Cally Palmer, National Cancer Director for England, will today publish […]

37 areas to lead rollout of tool to deliver person-centred care

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 […]