simon stevens

Simon Stevens sets out ambitious action to improve survival and quality of life for people with cancer

2,400 more cancer survivors over past year thanks to improved NHS cancer care. NHS England’s chief executive Simon Stevens will today (Tuesday) announce the first wave of hospitals to benefit from a major national investment in NHS radiotherapy machines alongside £200m of funding over two years to improve local cancer services. Speaking at the Britain […]

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Simon Stevens speech to NHS Confederation Conference 2016

17 June 2016, Manchester Morning Anita and thank you everybody for dragging yourselves out of bed, I hope you had a good evening. I did not have a chance to hear Jeremy yesterday, but I did hear Jim and I thought he was bang on the money, so really all I am going to do is […]

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Junior Doctors Contract – statement from NHS England

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 […]

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NHS England appoints senior clinicians and frontline leaders to drive next phase of Five Year Forward View implementation

NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens has today announced the appointment of three frontline NHS leaders to strengthen NHS England’s work on primary care, drive improved cancer services, and lead the commissioning of specialised hospital services. Announcing these appointments in a speech at the Kings Fund, Simon Stevens said: “These exceptionally high calibre new appointments […]

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Simon Stevens speech to Institute of Directors Annual Convention

NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens spoke at the Institute of Directors Annual Convention today (6 October) at the Albert Hall in London. On the challenges facing the NHS, Simon said: “Our National Health Service is what the public say makes them proudest to be British. And the good news is that over the past […]

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Simon Stevens announces major drive to improve health in NHS workplace

NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens will today (Wednesday 2 September) kick-start a major drive to improve the health and wellbeing of 1.3m health service staff, in a bid to benefit both staff and taxpayers. Speaking at the NHS Innovation Expo conference, Mr Stevens will set out how NHS organisations will be supported to help […]

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NHS launches next step of urgent care review

NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens and the NHS Five Year Forward View partners today (Friday) announced eight new vanguards that will launch the transformation of urgent and emergency care for more than nine million people. This comes as NHS England also revealed the success of Regional Major Trauma Networks which, after they were set […]

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Simon Stevens call for bold action to make NHS fit for the future

NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens today called for bold action on prevention, the redesign of care and efficiency to help the NHS through the most challenging period in its history. In his first speech since the general election – and sharing a platform with the Prime Minister – Mr Stevens said: “We’ve just come […]

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