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NHS England Impact Analysis of implementing NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme, 2016 to 2021

The purpose of this document is to describe both the estimated resource implications to NHS England of implementing the NHS Diabetes Prevention Programme in England over the next five years (2016-2021), and the expected return of the programme in the short and long run.

Rolling up our sleeves and getting out of our silos

In this latest blog from the Personalisation and Choice Group, NHS England’s Sam Bennett makes some crucial connections between key national change programmes that are delivering on the Five Year Forward View. “We have got to get our sleeves rolled up” – said Simon Stevens to a packed house earlier this summer at the NHS […]

How NHS England is transforming care for people with a learning disability and/or autism

Hazel Watson, NHS England’s Head Nurse for Learning Disability, tells Katie Matthews about the transforming care programme to improve services for people with a learning disability and/or autism, who display behaviour that challenges, including those with a mental health condition. NHS England is committed to making sure that people with a learning disability and/or autism […]

Clinical standard 9: Transfer to community, primary and social care

Providing a seven day stroke rehabilitation therapy service on the stroke unit Torbay and Southern Devon NHS Foundation Trust Torbay enabled provision of a community and community hospital based stroke rehabilitation therapy service seven days a week. There was no additional cost involved in the redesigning of the service. Assessment of new patients is provided […]

Clinical standard 8: Ongoing review

Improving access to senior clinical decision makers and diagnostics seven days a week improvements Royal United Hospitals Bath NHS Foundation implemented weekend consultant ward rounds, a seven day Emergency Surgical Ambulatory Care (ESAC) and an Assessment and Comprehensive Evaluation (ACE) of older people. These changes increased the availability of seven day access to senior clinicians […]

Clinical standard 6: Interventions/ key services

Seven day elective cardiac surgery Papworth Hospital NHS Foundation Trust implemented a seven day service for elective cardiac surgery. Strong staff engagement was a supporting driver for change and identified which of the surgical procedures were most essential to be provided over seven days. Cardiac surgery capacity has been increased and waiting times for surgery […]

Clinical standard 5: Diagnostics

Seven day access to imaging: Strategies to sustain improvements Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust has sustained provision of seven day imaging services since implementation in 2011. Improvements include changing job plans and working arrangements for radiologists, radiographers and support staff, and increasing capacity by outsourcing overnight CT reporting and investment in additional scanners. As a result, […]