Innovation and Improvement News

Improving care by using patient feedback | The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) This themed review features nine new research studies about using patient experience data in the NHS which show what organisations are doing now and what could be done better. The evidence ranges from hospital wards to general practice to mental health … Continue reading Improving care by using patient feedback
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: January 15, 2020, 2:18 pm
New campaign calls on the public to share their experiences of NHS services to help make care better for all Healthwatch has launched a new campaign SpeakUp2020 to encourage people to speak up about what would make health and social care services in their communities better.  The results will be shared with decision makers across the … Continue reading SpeakUp2020
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: January 15, 2020, 2:09 pm
People with minor illnesses or who need medicine urgently have been referred to local pharmacies, relieving pressure on doctors | Department of Health and Social Care The Department of Health and Social Care has issued information relating to the Community Pharmacist Consultation Service which was introduced in October 2019. The service enables NHS 111 health … Continue reading Community pharmacist consultation service
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: January 15, 2020, 2:06 pm
Practice guidance: offering 25% of appointments online | NHS England | NHS Improvement  This short guide contains hints, tips and case study experiences to support general practices to make sure that at least 25% of their appointments are available to book online. It includes a full list of the types of appointments to include, important … Continue reading General practice guidance: online appointments
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: January 15, 2020, 2:03 pm
This guide draws on insights from research, policy analysis and leadership practice to outline ways in which practices can create and sustain effective teams, as they come together to form primary care networks | The Kings Fund The need for collaboration and communication underpins much of the guide and links to further reading and case … Continue reading How to build effective teams in General Practice
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: January 9, 2020, 3:24 pm
Transforming health through innovation: Integrating the NHS and academia | Academy of Medical Sciences’ Council This report finds that the UK’s world-leading biomedical and health research sector has contributed to major advances in patient care, as well as to the wealth of the nation. However, NHS staff increasingly lack the capacity to engage with research, … Continue reading Transforming health through innovation: Integrating the NHS and academia
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: January 8, 2020, 1:54 pm
McKinney, S. M., et al. |2020| International evaluation of an AI system for breast cancer screening| Nature| 577|(7788)| P. 89-94. An international team of researchers including experts from Imperial College London trained and tested an artificial intelligence (AI) system screening using a simulation of the double-reading process that is used in the UK.  29000 mammography images … Continue reading International evaluation of an AI system for breast cancer screening
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: January 8, 2020, 11:52 am
NHS Digital | January 2020 | Number of NHS App users more than double in 3 months as ‘App Ambassadors’ set to work Since the introduction of NHS App Ambassadors in Autumn 20199,  the number of NHS App registered users has more than doubled to 200,000, compared with 91,000 at the beginning of September. More people … Continue reading NHS App Ambassadors boost app usage
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: January 7, 2020, 3:27 pm
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: December 20, 2019, 2:46 pm
Quality improvement in general practice: what do GPs and practice managers think? | The Health Foundation There is growing recognition of the importance of quality improvement in general practice. But what is the extent of knowledge and use of quality improvement tools and approaches in general practice across the UK? This new report explores the … Continue reading Quality improvement in general practice
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: December 19, 2019, 11:23 am

NHS Improvement News and Alerts

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NCL CCG are looking for individuals to undertake the three Governing Body Lay Member roles from 1 April 2020. Candidates will be passionate about the NHS and have relevant experience of operating in a leadership role in large and complex organisations.

Last updated
16 Jan 2020
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: January 16, 2020, 12:25 pm

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NCL CCG are looking for an individual to undertake the Governing Body role of Secondary Care Clinician from 1 April 2020. Candidates will be passionate about the NHS and have relevant experience of operating in a leadership role in large and complex organisations.

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16 Jan 2020
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: January 16, 2020, 12:14 pm

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NCL CCG are looking for an individual to undertake the Governing Body role of Registered Nurse from 1 April 2020. Candidates will be passionate about the NHS and have relevant experience of operating in a leadership role in large and complex organisations.

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16 Jan 2020
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: January 16, 2020, 12:01 pm

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Sirona Care & Health are looking to appoint an enthusiastic and energetic Non-executive Director. This is an exciting opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the communities served.

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15 Jan 2020
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: January 15, 2020, 12:07 pm

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There is a vacancy for a Non-executive Director at Coventry and Warwickshire Partnership 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.

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14 Jan 2020
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: January 14, 2020, 11:45 am

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There are vacancies for two non-executive directors at University Hospitals Coventry and Warwickshire 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
14 Jan 2020
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: January 14, 2020, 11:30 am

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An opportunity has arisen at North Bristol NHS Trust (NBT) for two new Non-executive Directors to join the Board, one being the chair of the Audit Committee. The Board is also seeking to recruit an Associate Non-executive Director to join the Board as part of its succession planning process.

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8 Jan 2020
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: January 8, 2020, 4:00 pm

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We are recruiting a non-executive director for Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust, who will chair the Audit Committee. This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to people’s lives and to support one of the UK’s leading NHS Trusts.

Last updated
8 Jan 2020
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: January 8, 2020, 4:00 pm

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We are seeking two exceptionally committed, motivated and inspiring Non-executive Directors for Hertfordshire Community NHS Trust. This is a unique opportunity to help shape the future of local services and making a positive difference to the communities served by the Trust.

Last updated
7 Jan 2020
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: January 7, 2020, 1:01 pm

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There is a vacancy for a Non-executive Director with recent, relevant finance experience at Southport and Ormskirk Hospital 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
7 Jan 2020
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: January 7, 2020, 12:11 pm

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There is a vacancy for a Non-executive Director at Whittington Health 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
3 Jan 2020
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: January 3, 2020, 4:00 pm

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We have vacancies for three Non-executive Directors (NEDs) and two Associate NEDs at Kent and Medway NHS and Social Care Partnership 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
2 Jan 2020
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: January 2, 2020, 1:01 pm

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We are looking for an exceptional leader to chair Leeds Community Healthcare NHS Trust. This is a unique opportunity to help shape the future of local services by sharing your talents and expertise making a positive difference to the health and wellbeing of communities served by the Trust.

Last updated
2 Jan 2020
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: January 2, 2020, 10:39 am

Updated: Amended contact information and uploaded updated information packl

There is a vacancy for a Non-executive Director at The Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital NHS Trust (RNOH). 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
7 Jan 2020
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: December 20, 2019, 3:23 pm

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A National Patient Safety Alert has been issued around the risk of harm to babies and children from coin/button batteries in hearing aids and other hearing devices.

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13 Dec 2019
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Posted: December 13, 2019, 2:00 pm
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