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The vice chair of the Mental Health Taskforce, Jacqui Dyer, explains why today’s report is so vital: This journey to co-create the Mental Health Five Year Forward View with experts from all walks of life has been amazing. I have worked with people across many sectors who I have found to be committed, open, genuine […]
The Chief Executive of Mind and independent Chairman of the Mental Health Taskforce explains why today’s launch of a five year plan is so crucial: As the Taskforce publishes its final report – The Five Year Forward View for Mental Health – it’s remarkable to think how far we have come over the last few […]
The NHS in England today (Monday) commits to the biggest transformation of mental health care across the NHS in a generation, pledging to help more than a million extra people and investing more than a billion pounds a year by 2020/21. It is making the move in response to the final report of an independent […]
The NHS Five Year Forward View for Mental Health was published in February 2016 and sets out the start of a ten year journey for the transformation of mental health services.
NHS England has today (12 February 2016) launched a 30 day public consultation on a number of proposed new products for specialised services, (including service specifications and clinical commissioning policies). There has already been extensive engagement on these national specifications and policies. They have been developed with the support and input of lead clinicians and […]
Friends and Family Test (FFT) gives patients the opportunity to submit feedback to providers of NHS funded care or treatment, using a simple question which asks how likely, on a scale ranging from extremely unlikely to extremely likely, they are to recommend the service to their friends and family if they needed similar care or treatment. Data on all these services is published on a monthly basis.
Confirmation of the National Tariff Payment System for 2016/17 NHS England and Monitor have published the 2016/17 National Tariff Payment System, which comes into effect on 1 April 2016. This year’s national tariff aims to support the NHS to restore financial balance, maintain quality and begin the wider service redesign needed to ensure future sustainability. […]
Current alert level: Level 2 – Alert and Readiness Issued at: 0842 on Thu 11 Feb 2016 There is a 60% probability of severe cold weather between 0900 on Thursday 11 Feb and 1200 on Monday 15 Feb in parts of England. More details about the weather alert are available on the MET Office website.
Simon Stevens, the Chief Executive of NHS England, said: “Junior doctors play a critical role in the NHS, work incredibly hard in high pressure roles, and have a range of legitimate non-pay concerns about their training. These now have to be comprehensively addressed by hospitals, the medical royal colleges, and the national training bodies. But […]