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Watch the live video stream of NHS England’s Board meeting

Taking place on Friday 21 July 2017, NHS England, Skipton House, London, at 10.45am. View a live stream of the Board meeting Take a look at the Board papers Article source: http://feedproxy.google.com/~r/NHSCBoard/~3/qUaJItONcdg/ Blog this! Recommend on Facebook Share on Linkedin … Continue reading

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Patients to benefit from £325 million investment in NHS transformation projects

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt and NHS England boss Simon Stevens have today (Wednesday July 19) announced £325m of capital investment for local projects that will help the NHS to modernise and transform care for patients. Speaking at the King’s Fund, … Continue reading

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NHS England Board meeting – 21 July 2017

The next NHS England Board meeting will take place on 21 July 2017 from approximately 10.45am at Skipton House, 80 London Road, London, SE1 6LH. If you would like to attend, please register your interest by emailing england.boardattendance@nhs.net and let us know if you … Continue reading

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NHS England Annual Report and Accounts for 2016/17

NHS England has today published its Annual Report and Accounts for 2016/17, detailing the work of the organisation over the last year and outlining some of the most significant achievements and challenges. The report sets out the progress made in … Continue reading

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UK health system comes out on top in new report

The UK was rated first out of 11 countries in a report on international healthcare systems published today by the Commonwealth Fund. The report compared the UK to healthcare systems in the US, Switzerland, Sweden, France, Germany, the Netherlands, Canada, … Continue reading

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New ambulance service standards announced

NHS England has today (Thursday, 13 July) announced a new set of performance targets for the ambulance service which will apply to all 999 calls for the first time. National response targets to apply to every single 999 patient for … Continue reading

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Entrepreneur scheme for innovative doctors extended to healthcare scientists and dentists

A unique training scheme for clinicians whose innovative ideas could lead to big patient benefits has been opened up to healthcare scientists and dentists. Over the last year 103 junior doctors have developed their ideas and their business skills through … Continue reading

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8 out of 10 patients are positive about GPs – new survey

As the NHS treats more patients than ever before, a new nationwide survey shows the majority of people are positive about their GP care – with almost 85 per cent rating their overall experience of their GP surgery as good. … Continue reading

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NHS issues advice on mental health care for people affected by terror attacks and Grenfell

Six weeks on from the Manchester terror attack, NHS England has today sent an open letter to GPs across the country with practical advice to help patients who may be suffering ongoing mental health problems following this and other recent … Continue reading

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NHS patients with rare bone disease to benefit from potentially life-transforming drug due to “first of a kind” agreement between NHS England and the manufacturer

Children and adults with a rare inherited bone disease will be able to access a potentially life-enhancing drug, thanks to an innovative deal between NHS England, NICE and manufacturer Alexion. Hypophosphatasia (HPP) is a rare inherited bone condition that can … Continue reading

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