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As the NHS treats more patients than ever before, new data shows the majority of people are increasingly positive about their GP care – with more than 85 per cent rating their overall experience of their GP surgery as good. The GP Patient Survey 2016 compiled responses from more than 800,000 people across the country […]
NHS England successfully negotiates access to new drug treatment for children with duchenne muscular dystrophy
Children in England suffering from a rare form of muscular dystrophy should soon be able to access the only drug for their condition after a ground-breaking agreement was reached between NHS England and the manufacturer. NHS England and the manufacturer, PTC Therapeutics, have successfully negotiated a managed access agreement (MAA) for ataluren (brand name Translarna) […]
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.
NHS England’s complaints policy.
Enhanced Supportive Care is a new initiative aimed at addressing more fully the needs of cancer patients – in particular, preventing and managing the adverse physical and psychological effects of cancer and its treatment. In his second blog for NHS England, National Clinical Lead for the programme, Dr Richard Berman, welcomes the rollout of the […]
This document outlines our objectives to 2020.
An innovative programme to improve the care and experience of patients with incurable cancer is being rolled out across the country. ‘Enhanced Supportive Care’ was developed by specialists at The Christie NHS Foundation Trust, and will now be used by at least 21 more cancer centres across England, supported by incentives from NHS England. The […]
This document includes an updated set of NQB expectations for nursing and midwifery staffing to help NHS provider boards make local decisions that will deliver high quality care for patients within the available staffing resource.
This is an information leaflet for health care professionals and NHS personnel about Roma communities and how best to interact with them in the context of providing health and care services.
Psychiatric commitment laws have been reformed in many European countries. This paper assessed the relative importance of the different legal criteria in explaining involuntary commitment under the Belgian Mental Health Act of 1990.