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Practical guide for large scale change launched

NHS England has launched a refreshed guide to support health and care leaders to deliver large scale change. The guide will help them meet the challenges set out in the Next Steps on the NHS Five Year Forward View published earlier … Continue reading

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National Medical Director launches campaign to involve young people in NHS’ 70th birthday year

Professor Sir Bruce Keogh has called for 70 NHS Trusts to sign up to plans to encourage more young people to volunteer in their local NHS as part of its 70th birthday year. This comes after Sir Bruce made a personal pledge to HRH, The Prince … Continue reading

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Nurses play vital role in improving lives of millions

Professor Jane Cummings has urged nurses to lead the way in improving the lives of millions of people living with a mental health condition or learning disability. It is estimated there are around 1.1 million people living with a learning … Continue reading

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NHS launches new drive to save thousands of people from heart attacks and strokes

The NHS, working with Public Health England (PHE), will today (Tuesday) announce a new drive to prevent heart attacks and strokes saving thousands of lives by taking a more integrated approach to cardiovascular care. New PHE analysis suggests that there … Continue reading

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New quality of life measure for recovering cancer patients

In a world leading move, quality of life for cancer patients will be tracked as part of ambitious plans by NHS England to radically improve care and support for people once treatment ends. The ground-breaking new approach is set to … Continue reading

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Special Award for Manchester and London NHS terror attack heroes

Heroic frontline NHS staff who treated victims of the recent Manchester and London terror attacks and the Grenfell fire were given special recognition at the Health and Care Innovation Expo today. Staff including nurses, doctors and paramedics received a standing … Continue reading

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The future is here – it’s just not evenly distributed yet!

Digital technology is helping to revolutionise health and care for patients – and a new wave of innovative ways of working is captured in a new report from NHS and local government leaders. New care models: harnessing technology explores how … Continue reading

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Chief Dental Officer urges profession to give their views in nationwide survey

More than 18,000 NHS dentists are being urged to give their views in a nationwide survey as part of plans to reform record keeping standards. At the Expo Health and Care Innovation conference in Manchester today, Chief Dental Officer Sara Hurley launched … Continue reading

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Watch the live stream of NHS England’s Annual General Meeting 2017

Taking place at Health and Care Innovation Expo this year, the Annual General Meeting (AGM) will look back on the progress the NHS has made over the last twelve months towards delivering on the shared plan for improved health, transformed … Continue reading

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NHS England launches practical guides to help people with disabilities access GP online services

Practical guides to help disabled patients to access GP online services have been published by NHS England today (11 September). Aimed at supporting people with sight loss, hearing loss, autism or learning disabilities, a series of new guides have been developed … Continue reading

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