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Sarah Cooper, Royal Cornwall Hospital I am Chief Cardiac Physiologist (Training and Development Manager) at the Royal Cornwall Hospital (RCHT). My main clinical responsibility is echocardiography. Alongside my clinical duties I have a very rewarding managerial training and development role and hold a position on the RCHT learning committee. After my first year in this role […]
North West COVID-19 vaccination programme newsletter – Issue 9This link opens in a new tab
Dear colleagues, We are moving at pace to implement the new targets set for us yesterday by the Prime Minister, so everyone aged 18+ is offered a first dose by 19 July and two-thirds of all adults are fully vaccinated by the same date. This will be a challenge but with 72.4% of adults in […]
Frequently asked questions to support the rollout of new entrant latent TB testing (LTBI) and treatment programme for GPs and CCGs. Commissioning Where can I find more details on what the lead CCG responsibilities are, and the scope of the lead CCG accountability and responsibilities? Is there a TB Control Board (TBCB) wide clinical lead […]
The Invitation to Tender stage has now closed. The list of organisations that progressed to the ITT stage is as follows: Lot 1 Capita Essex County Council Mouchel, BDO LLP, Engine, Dr Foster Intelligence co-bidding and referred to informally as MBED North East London CSU NHS Central Southern Commissioning Support Unit NHS Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning […]
The executive leadership of the National Health Service comprises: Amanda Pritchard NHS Chief Executive Amanda Pritchard is Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of NHS England, which leads the NHS’ work nationally to improve health and ensure high quality care for all. She is also accountable to Parliament for the NHS’ £130 billion of annual funding. Her […]
In Summary A Liaison and Diversion (L&D) service: identifies people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse or other vulnerabilities coming into contact with the justice system assesses and refers the identified individual to an appropriate treatment or support service shares, with consent, information gained from assessments with criminal justice agencies and the judiciary, so […]
Public called up to help the NHS ‘SHINE A LIGHT’ for our nursesThis link opens in a new tab
Nursing leaders up and down the country are asking the public to ‘shine a light’ to mark International Nurses Day on Tuesday (12th May) and recognise the extraordinary work that their colleagues are doing in the fight against coronavirus. The day also marks the 200th anniversary of the birth of Florence Nightingale, who founded modern nursing […]
A new approach to the appraisal and funding of cancer drugs in England came into force on 29 July 2016. A number of drugs are now immediately eligible to receive interim funding, subject to agreement from the relevant pharmaceutical companies. They are: Bosutinib in the treatment of chronic myeloid leukaemia Ceritinib in lung cancer Dabrafenib […]
Planning guidance issued today gives more details on how the extra funding announced in the General Practice Forward View will be used to help transform services. Published by NHS England and NHS Improvement, Delivering the Forward View: NHS Operational Planning Guidance for 2017/18 and 2018/19 provides NHS trusts and commissioners with the tools they need […]
Service Development Policy and Methods Individual Funding Requests Terms of Reference for the Specialised Commissioning Oversight Group (SCOG) Launch of the National Clinical Utilisation Review: Guide for Clinical Commissioning Groups Specialised CQUIN Engagement The Manual Identification Rules Other NHS England Commissioning Policies Service Development Policy and Methods This service development policy sets out NHS England’s […]