Innovation and Improvement News

The Care Quality Commission | June 2019 | Driving improvement: Case studies from eight independent hospitals CQC visited eight hospitals that had improved their ratings to hear, how they have driven improvement for people who use their services. From this they identified common themes in the hospitals’ improvement journeys:     Leadership.  Culture Communications Learning Staffing Engaging with … Continue reading Driving improvement: Case studies from eight independent hospitals
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: June 19, 2019, 1:53 pm
This document offers a series of practical ideas that have been developed in partnership with carers, primary care teams and other key stakeholders. Collectively, these provide a framework for improving how general practice can better identify and support carers of all ages | NHS England | NHS Improvement Within the NHS Long term Plan, the … Continue reading Supporting carers in general practice
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: June 13, 2019, 9:35 am
Digital Health Age | June 2019 | NHS Trust develops text messaging service to help quit smoking  NHS patients in Gateshead who smoke and want to stop immediately are now able to access a behavioural change text message service, that is designed to provide daily ‘nudges’ of motivation and advice that can give them the support … Continue reading NHS Trust develops text messaging service to help quit smoking
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: June 13, 2019, 8:39 am
NHS England has published the following handbooks for commissioners, providers and those leading the local transformation of elective care services. They describe what local health and care systems can do to transform elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and how the impact of this transformation can be measured.  They also contain practical … Continue reading Transforming elective care services
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: June 12, 2019, 1:22 pm
Nuffield Trust | May 2019 | Achieving a digital NHS: Lessons for national policy from the acute sector With the creation of NHSX, which will unite digital leaders from NHS England, NHS Improvement, and the Department of Health and Social Care to lead on setting standards for technology use, championing and developing digital training and ensuring … Continue reading Achieving a digital NHS: Lessons for national policy from the acute sector
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: June 4, 2019, 10:43 am
NHS Improvement| June 2019 | Interim NHS People Plan NHS Improvement has published Interim NHS People Plan, developed collaboratively with national leaders and partners, sets a vision for how people working in the NHS will be supported to deliver care and identifies the actions we will take to help them Interim NHS People Plan Further … Continue reading Interim NHS People Plan
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: June 4, 2019, 9:08 am
Creating a digital NHS is a national policy priority. The NHS Long Term Plan emphasised  commitment to the digital agenda and promised fully digitised secondary care services by 2024. This report looks at digitisation from the perspective of acute trusts, and examines what lessons can be learnt for national policy | Nuffield Trust As a … Continue reading Achieving a digital NHS
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: May 31, 2019, 10:36 am
This guide reinforces the benefits of cross-sector working for patients and NHS transformation and includes case studies demonstrating how this can be achieved | AHSN Network | Association of British Pharmaceutical Industry  The ABPI and the AHSN Network has published a new guide to cross-sector working between NHS Sustainable Transformation Partnerships (STPs), Integrated Care Systems … Continue reading New guide to cross-sector working
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: May 30, 2019, 12:57 pm
Electronically delivered interventions, integrated into practice workflow, result in moderate reductions of antibiotic prescribing for respiratory tract infections in adults, which are likely to be of importance for public health. | BMJ | via National Institute for Health Research A 12% reduction in GP antibiotic prescriptions for respiratory conditions was achieved through the use of electronic … Continue reading Decision support tools can help GPs reduce antibiotic prescriptions for respiratory conditions
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: May 30, 2019, 10:28 am
Free NHS WiFi is now available in 6,749 GP practices and 212 acute, mental health and community NHS Trusts across England, benefitting millions of patients. 95% of GP practices and 98% of NHS trusts are already connected with the remaining four trusts and ten CCGs all underway with their own procurements and set to be … Continue reading NHS WiFi now available to millions of patients
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: May 30, 2019, 10:20 am

NHS Improvement News and Alerts

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Calderdale and Huddersfield NHS Foundation Trust has an opportunity for a non-executive director to continue the trust's journey from CQC 'Good' to 'Outstanding'. Plans for reconfiguration of hospital sites and digital innovation mean this is an exciting time to join the trust.

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19 Jun 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: June 19, 2019, 2:47 pm

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The latest NHS costing news, guidance and events from our twice-monthly newsletter

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19 Jun 2019
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Strategic change, Finance and use of resources
Posted: June 19, 2019, 1:45 pm

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This weekly newsletter is sent to NHS providers' chairs, chief executives, finance, medical, nursing and HR directors, and board secretaries.

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19 Jun 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability, Operational performance, Patient safety
Posted: June 19, 2019, 11:00 am

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We are looking for an exceptional leader to chair East of England Ambulance Service NHS Trust. This is a unique opportunity to help shape the future of local services by sharing your talents and expertise to help transform the hospital and make a positive difference to your community.

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18 Jun 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: June 18, 2019, 2:55 pm

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The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust are looking for a Non-executive Director (NED) and two Associate NEDs. This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people served by the Trust.

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18 Jun 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: June 18, 2019, 10:55 am

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University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust are looking for a Non-executive Director to join the Board. This is a unique opportunity to help shape the future of local services by sharing your expertise to help transform the trust and make a positive difference to your community.

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13 Jun 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: June 13, 2019, 1:34 pm

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NHS hospitals in England provided more urgent treatment and routine operations than ever before last year.

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13 Jun 2019
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Operational performance
Posted: June 13, 2019, 10:34 am

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This weekly newsletter is sent to NHS providers' chairs, chief executives, finance, medical, nursing and HR directors, and board secretaries.

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12 Jun 2019
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Finance and use of resources, Operational performance
Posted: June 12, 2019, 1:00 pm

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First Community is looking for talented and ambitious Non-executive Directors.

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10 Jun 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: June 10, 2019, 8:57 am

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Northwest Boroughs Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust is a vibrant NHS provider of specialist mental health and learning disability, community and in-patient services based in the North West of England.

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7 Jun 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: June 7, 2019, 11:46 am

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The latest NHS costing news, guidance and events from our twice-monthly newsletter

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7 Jun 2019
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Strategic change, Finance and use of resources
Posted: June 7, 2019, 8:30 am

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There is a vacancy at South West Yorkshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust for a Non-executive Director who is financially qualified and has senior-level financial management experience.

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6 Jun 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: June 6, 2019, 11:44 am

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This weekly newsletter is sent to NHS providers' chairs, chief executives, finance, medical, nursing and HR directors, and board secretaries.

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5 Jun 2019
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Finance and use of resources, Operational performance
Posted: June 5, 2019, 2:00 pm

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We are delighted to announce today that Amanda Pritchard has been appointed as the NHS’ Chief Operating Officer. She is currently Chief Executive of Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust in London.

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5 Jun 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: June 5, 2019, 9:50 am

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East Cheshire NHS Trust is proud to provide safe, effective and personal care to their patients. You have the opportunity to become part of the Board that sets the Trust’s culture and future vision for an exciting period of new and transformational change.

Last updated
5 Jun 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: June 5, 2019, 8:46 am
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