Innovation and Improvement News

NHS Digital | April 2019 | NHS staff and parents to gain access to crucial child health information A new live service which enable access to important child health information at the point of care for health professionals has been launched by the NHS. The service, the National Events Management Service, securely publishes information on … Continue reading NHS staff and parents to gain access to crucial child health information
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: April 18, 2019, 3:13 pm
World Health Organization | April 2019 | WHO Guideline: recommendations on digital interventions for health system strengthening WHO (World Health Organization) has recommended 10 ways in which countries can use digital health technology, accessible via mobile phones, tablets and computers, to improve people’s health and essential services. The document Recommendations on digital interventions for health system … Continue reading WHO Guideline: recommendations on digital interventions for health system strengthening
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: April 17, 2019, 3:01 pm
Moyle, W. et al. | Using a therapeutic companion robot for dementia symptoms in long-term care: reflections from a cluster-RCT | Aging & Mental Health | Vol. 23 issue 3 | p329-336 Objectives: We undertook a cluster-randomised controlled trial exploring the effect of a therapeutic companion robot (PARO) compared to a look-alike plush toy and … Continue reading Using a therapeutic companion robot for dementia symptoms in long-term care
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: April 17, 2019, 9:59 am
Alnuaimi A, Rawaf S, Hassounah S et al. | Use of mobile applications in the management of overweight and obesity in primary and secondary care | Journal of the Royal Society of Medicine | 5 April 2019 This systematic review involved searching electronic databases for studies on the use of mobile app-based interventions in the management … Continue reading Use of mobile applications in the management of overweight and obesity
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: April 17, 2019, 9:44 am
This report presents the findings of research carried out during the pilot phase of the NHS App roll out. The research was used to test and improve the user experience of the NHS App, and to plan effective support for GP practices as the app is rolled out across England | via NHS Digital In … Continue reading NHS App pilot research findings
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: April 17, 2019, 9:25 am
The NHS England diabetes team has partnered with virtual reality medical training company Oxford Medical Simulation to train doctors in a bid to improve care for patients with diabetes | via Med-Tech Innovation The training will allow doctors to practice in virtual reality medical emergencies. Dr Partha Kar, NHS England clinical director of diabetes said: “Embracing … Continue reading Virtual reality system piloted to help spot diabetes-related emergencies
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: April 17, 2019, 9:07 am
Unlocking the potential of technology in the NHS | NHS Providers To understand why digital transformation in the NHS isn’t happening as quickly as we’d like it to, Chris Hopson, chief executive of NHS Providers argues we need a dose of realism in the debate. He sets out the five conditions needed to allow trusts to … Continue reading Unlocking the potential of technology in the NHS
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: April 11, 2019, 1:29 pm
A new Digital Nurse Network has been launched by NHS England’s Primary Care Digital Transformation team to build a national community of nurses who want to learn more about digital, with the aim of improving patient care. The network is open to anyone in the nursing profession and will offer training, briefings and webinars as … Continue reading Digital Nurse Network
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: April 11, 2019, 12:11 pm
International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Volume 31, Issue 2, March 2019, Pages 159–163 In Part 2 of this two-part contribution made on behalf of the Innovation and Systems Change Working Group of the International Society for Quality in Health Care (ISQua), we continue the argument for refashioning health systems in response to ageing … Continue reading Coping with more people with more illness. Part 2: new generation of standards for enabling healthcare system transformation and sustainability
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: April 5, 2019, 10:23 am
International Journal for Quality in Health Care, Volume 31, Issue 2, March 2019, Pages 154–158 Health systems are under more pressure than ever before, and the challenges are multiplying and accelerating. Economic forces, new technology, genomics, AI in medicine, increasing demands for care—all are playing a part, or are predicted to increasingly do so. Above … Continue reading Coping with more people with more illness. Part 1: the nature of the challenge and the implications for safety and quality
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: April 5, 2019, 10:17 am

NHS Improvement News and Alerts

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The Trust are seeking two outstanding and highly talented Non-Executive Directors to join the Board at an exciting and challenging time.

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18 Apr 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: April 18, 2019, 9:47 am

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We are looking for an Independent Chair who can provide non-executive and independent leadership to our STP: a senior individual who can hold our partner organisations to account to achieve system-wide objectives and for ensuring that there is a clear plan for the implementation of the BOB strategy.

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18 Apr 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: April 18, 2019, 8:07 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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17 Apr 2019
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Finance and use of resources, Patient safety, Operational performance
Posted: April 17, 2019, 11:15 am

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We are recruiting a Non-executive Director for Bedford Hospital 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. The successful candidate will strengthen the financial challenge on the board.

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17 Apr 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: April 17, 2019, 8:53 am

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We are recruiting a Non-executive Director to join the board of East Lancashire Hospitals 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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16 Apr 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: April 16, 2019, 1:15 pm

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Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust has a vacancy for a non-executive director. This is an exciting time for the trust as it moves forward with its vision to provide outstanding healthcare to the community it serves.

Last updated
15 Apr 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: April 15, 2019, 2:00 pm

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North East London NHS Foundation Trust (NELFT) and Barking, Havering and Redbridge University Hospitals NHS Trust (BHRUT) are looking to strengthen the trust’s partnership and join up the care both trusts deliver to patients in order to integrate health and care services across outer NE London.

Last updated
15 Apr 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: April 15, 2019, 2:00 pm

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Dorset HealthCare University NHS Foundation Trust are recruiting a Non-Executive Director to join their board. This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people in your community.

Last updated
11 Apr 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: April 11, 2019, 3:17 pm

Updated: Updated information pack which includes interview date (30 May 2019) and updated the key dates to include same.

There is a vacancy for a Non-executive Director and an Associate Non-executive Director at The Princess Alexandra Hospital 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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17 Apr 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: April 10, 2019, 2:00 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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10 Apr 2019
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Finance and use of resources, Patient safety, Leadership and improvement capability, Operational performance
Posted: April 10, 2019, 11:15 am

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The Dudley Group NHS Foundation Trust is looking for an exceptional non-executive director to achieve their ambitions as a key player in the local health and social care economy.

Last updated
5 Apr 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: April 5, 2019, 2:32 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
3 Apr 2019
Topics:
Finance and use of resources, Patient safety, Leadership and improvement capability, Operational performance
Posted: April 3, 2019, 9:00 am

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London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust (LNWUH) cares for the people of Brent, Ealing, Harrow and beyond and has a vacancy for a non-executive director. This is an exciting time for the trust as it moves forward to deliver its mission of providing excellent care.

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2 Apr 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: April 2, 2019, 10:00 am

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We are recruiting a Non-Executive Director (NED) and an Associate NED to join the board of Shropshire Community Health 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.

Last updated
2 Apr 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: April 2, 2019, 8:23 am

Updated: Uploaded updated information pack

England's Chief Inspector of Hospitals has rated the Trust “Outstanding” in a CQC inspection. We are now recruiting two NEDs and an Associate NED, which is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of people served by this Trust.

Last updated
3 Apr 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: March 29, 2019, 11:08 am
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