Innovation and Improvement News

NHS England | August 2019 | Hundreds of lives saved through new tech to spot sepsis An innovation that uses algorithms to to read patients’ vital signs, alerts medics to worsening conditions that are a warning sign of sepsis, has saved hundreds of people from sepsis.  The new ‘alert and action’ technology is already being used in … Continue reading Hundreds of lives saved through new tech to spot sepsis
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Posted: August 21, 2019, 9:56 am
West Yorkshire and Harrogate Cancer Alliance | July 2019 | Most-At-Risk Residents Of South Kirkby Reap The Benefits Of New Lung MOT​ Residents in South Kirby and Hemsworth between the age of 55 and 74 who smoke or used to smoke are being invited to be part of a targeted lung health check pilot programme … Continue reading Most-At-Risk Residents Of South Kirkby Reap The Benefits Of New Lung MOT​
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Posted: July 26, 2019, 7:33 am
Diseases could be detected even before people experience symptoms, thanks to a pioneering new health-data programme as part of the government’s modern Industrial Strategy Businesses and charities are expected to jointly invest up to £160 million, alongside a £79 million government investment, as part of the Accelerating Detection of Disease programme. The project will support research, … Continue reading New life-saving treatment and diagnosis technology
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: July 24, 2019, 2:05 pm
Nesta | July 2019 | Sparking change in public systems: The 100 Day Challenge Front-line practitioners and people who rely on health and care services have unrivalled expertise in how the system operates, but often have little influence or ownership over change. The 100 Day Challenge allows front-line staff and citizens to collaborate and experiment … Continue reading Sparking change in public systems: The 100 Day Challenge
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: July 23, 2019, 9:50 am
Care Quality Commission | July 2019 | Driving improvement through technology Within the publication Driving improvement through technology the Care Quality Commission (CQC) is sharing examples of innovation identified in the course of their work; to raise awareness and to encourage health and care services to improve. CQC  have selected case studies which highlight innovations around: … Continue reading Driving improvement through technology
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Posted: July 18, 2019, 7:55 am
Department of Health and Social Care | July 2019 | Creating the right framework to realise the benefits of health data This document provides an update on the development of government policy to: establish guiding principles and a framework to help the NHS realise benefits for patients and the public where the NHS shares data with … Continue reading Creating the right framework to realise the benefits of health data
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: July 16, 2019, 2:28 pm
The Royal Pharmaceutical Society (RPS) has published Using pharmacists to help improve care for people with type 2 diabetes.  This document is aimed at policy makers and education/service commissioners within the NHS in England and makes recommendations for how pharmacists can play an increasing role in the prevention, early detection, care and support of people … Continue reading Using pharmacists to help improve care for people with type 2 diabetes
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: July 12, 2019, 1:30 pm
NICE, in collaboration with partner organisations, has launched an initiative to encourage better medicines support for people who are receiving social care services in their homes.  Involved & informed: good community medicines support aims to ensure the safe and effective use of medicines in the community, so people get the best possible outcomes with a … Continue reading Community medicines
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: July 11, 2019, 2:34 pm
The NHS is collaborating with Amazon to provide reliable health information from the NHS website through voice-assisted technology | Department of Health and Social Care Voice-assisted technology will help patients, especially the elderly, blind and those who cannot access the internet through traditional means, to get professional, NHS-verified health information in seconds, through simple voice commands. … Continue reading NHS health information available through Amazon’s Alexa
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: July 10, 2019, 3:36 pm
The NHS patient safety strategy | NHS Improvement  This strategy sets out what the NHS will do to achieve its vision to continuously improve patient safety.  To do this the NHS will build on two foundations: a patient safety culture and a patient safety system. Three strategic aims will support the development of both: • improving understanding … Continue reading Patient Safety Strategy
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Posted: July 4, 2019, 10:11 am

NHS Improvement News and Alerts

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We are recruiting a Non-executive Senior Independent Finance Director for East Kent NHS Foundation Trust to join the Board of our wholly owned subsidiary company, 2gether Support Solutions, an employer of in excess of 1,100 staff providing total facilities management to EKHUFT.

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15 Aug 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: August 15, 2019, 1:44 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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14 Aug 2019
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Emergency care, Operational performance, Patient safety
Posted: August 14, 2019, 11:00 am

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We are recruiting a Non-executive Director for Solent NHS Trust. The successful candidate will have senior clinical experience and a passion for delivering excellent patient experience.

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12 Aug 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: August 12, 2019, 8:48 am

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We are recruiting three Associate Non-executive Directors for The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust. This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people in your community.

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9 Aug 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: August 9, 2019, 11:00 am

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Harrogate and District NHS Foundation Trust is seeking to appoint two Non-executive Director with board level or equivalent experience. This is an exciting opportunity for two exceptional individuals.

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8 Aug 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: August 8, 2019, 1:32 pm

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

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7 Aug 2019
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Finance and use of resources, Strategic change
Posted: August 7, 2019, 1:26 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.

Last updated
7 Aug 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability, Operational performance, Patient safety, Finance and use of resources
Posted: August 7, 2019, 12:00 pm

Updated: Extended closing date to noon on 3 September 2019

The Trust is looking for a senior clinician with experience of providing strategic leadership in a large and complex environment. The preferred candidate will also have experience of working in both an acute setting and as part of the wider healthcare system.

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19 Aug 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: August 7, 2019, 8:44 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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31 Jul 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability, Operational performance, Patient safety, Finance and use of resources
Posted: July 31, 2019, 12:00 pm

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The CCGs in the Black Country and West Birmingham are seeking an exceptional leader to serve as single Accountable Officer for all four CCGs and deliver a vision for a single commissioning voice across the Black Country by 2021

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30 Jul 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: July 30, 2019, 12:29 pm

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Barnsley Hospital NHS FT has a vacancy for an Associate Non-executive Director (NED). This is a development opportunity aimed to attract aspiring NED candidates who do not yet have sufficient board level experience but do have the ability and potential to succeed in a trust board level role.

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29 Jul 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: July 29, 2019, 11:05 am

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Wrightington, Wigan and Leigh NHS Foundation Trust are now looking for an exceptional Non-executive Director to join the WWL team as a member of their unitary Board of Directors.

Last updated
25 Jul 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: July 25, 2019, 3:28 pm

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

Last updated
24 Jul 2019
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Topics:
Strategic change, Finance and use of resources
Posted: July 24, 2019, 12:27 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.

Last updated
24 Jul 2019
Topics:
Leadership and improvement capability, Operational performance, Patient safety
Posted: July 24, 2019, 11:00 am

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There are vacancies for a Non-executive Director (NED) and three Associate Non-executive Directors at The Mid Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust. 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.

Last updated
22 Jul 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: July 22, 2019, 10:05 am
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