Innovation and Improvement News

Driving digital transformation in the NHS | Healthcare Financial Management Association The newly created NHSX and the NHS long-term plan and Interim NHS people plan all highlight the need for digital transformation across health and social care. However, the NHS and social care are made up of thousands of different entities, each with varying levels of information technology investment, … Continue reading Driving digital transformation in the NHS
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: December 5, 2019, 11:28 am
Improving mental health services in systems of integrated and accountable care: emerging lessons and priorities | The Royal College of Psychiatrists This report aims to better understand the priorities and lessons for improving mental health services in established and emerging Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) and makes recommendations that reflect the opportunities and challenges in doing … Continue reading Improving mental health services
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: December 4, 2019, 4:00 pm
Royal College of Physicians | November  2019 |Benefiting from the ‘research effect’: The case for trusts supporting clinicians to become more research active and innovative The Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has published Benefiting from the ‘research effect’ which outlines how NHS trusts can better support clinicians to become research active, and the huge benefits this … Continue reading Royal College of Physicians: The case for trusts supporting clinicians to become more research active and innovative
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: December 3, 2019, 11:54 am
Transforming imaging services in England — a national strategy for imaging networks |  NHS Improvement This strategy sets out a proposal for implementing collaborative imaging networks on a national basis across England, delivering better quality care, better value services for patients and providing NHS staff opportunities to develop their career and increase their productivity. Full … Continue reading Transforming imaging services in England
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: November 20, 2019, 4:20 pm
Electronic prescribing and medicines administration systems and safe discharge | Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch  This report examines electronic prescribing and medicines administration (ePMA) systems and highlights that many NHS trusts are taking up this technology as they reduce medication errors, but that incomplete use of e-systems could create further risks to patient safety. The report … Continue reading Electronic prescribing and safe discharge
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: October 25, 2019, 10:22 am
This briefing highlights out how regions have worked together to deliver apprenticeships and maximise the apprenticeship levy | NHS Employers Apprenticeships can develop and upskill new and existing staff, build career pathways and, when included within workforce planning, can help to address skills shortages across the workforce. The latter is something that more organisations are … Continue reading Collaborating regionally on apprenticeships
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: October 25, 2019, 10:13 am
This document sets out questions to consider and some suggested actions that could help  expand and improve organisation’s capacity for work placements in a sustainable way | NHS Employers The NHS Long Term Plan sets out ambitions to increase the number of people in learning placements across the NHS. To meet these ambitions, employers will have to scale … Continue reading Steps To Expand Placement Capacity
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: October 24, 2019, 9:53 am
Cancer Research UK| October  2019 | International alliance sets bold research ambition to detect the (almost) undetectable Developing radical new strategies and technologies to detect cancer at its earliest stage is the bold ambition of a new transatlantic research alliance, announced today by Cancer Research UK and partners. Cancer Research UK is setting out a … Continue reading International alliance sets bold research ambition to detect the (almost) undetectable
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: October 21, 2019, 10:37 am
Warrington maternity unit is using Facebook instant articles to transform the way they share learning | via Public Health England This blog article explains how a colleague set up a closed Facebook group for continuous professional development (CPD) to: communicate to a wider audience share best practice encourage learning signpost educational opportunities Initially there was a … Continue reading Using the power of social media in screening
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: October 11, 2019, 2:19 pm
This briefing presents some ideas on how general practice can continue to be provided as the shortage of GPs becomes chronic | The Nuffield Trust This briefing combines findings from a workshop with research evidence and specific examples of innovative practice around the country in order to identify generalisable lessons from current innovators and to outline the ways … Continue reading Delivering general practice with too few GPs
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: October 11, 2019, 1:39 pm

NHS Improvement News and Alerts

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Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Trust has a vacancy for a non-executive director. 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
6 Dec 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: December 6, 2019, 3:40 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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5 Dec 2019
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Finance and use of resources, Strategic change, Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: December 5, 2019, 10:00 am

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There are vacancies for five Non-executive Directors of NHS Lincolnshire CCG. 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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4 Dec 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: December 4, 2019, 3:38 pm

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NHS Lincolnshire CCG has a vacancy for a chair. This is an unique opportunity to help shape the future of local services by sharing your talents and expertise and make a positive difference to your community.

Last updated
4 Dec 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: December 4, 2019, 3:28 pm

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A National Patient Safety Alert has been issued around the risk of ingesting superabsorbent polymer gel granules.

Last updated
28 Nov 2019
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Patient safety
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Posted: November 28, 2019, 3:01 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
28 Nov 2019
Topics:
Finance and use of resources, Strategic change, Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: November 28, 2019, 10:00 am

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Airedale NHS Foundation Trust are recruiting two Non-executive Directors. The Trust are particularly interested in applicants with clinical experience (who will Chair our Quality and Safety Committee) or a commercial finance background.

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27 Nov 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: November 27, 2019, 9:46 am

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University Hospitals of Derby and Burton NHS Foundation Trust are recruiting two Non-executive Directors. The first will be a clinician, ideally with Acute Sector experience and the other will have digital knowledge and experience of working at a senior level.

Last updated
21 Nov 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: November 21, 2019, 9:34 am

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There is a vacancy for an Associate Non-executive Director with experience and insight into mental health services at Sandwell and West Birmingham Hospitals NHS Trust. This is an exceptional opportunity to make a positive difference to the lives of people served by the trust.

Last updated
20 Nov 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: November 20, 2019, 12:00 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.

Last updated
20 Nov 2019
Topics:
Finance and use of resources, Strategic change, Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: November 20, 2019, 10:00 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.

Last updated
13 Nov 2019
Topics:
Finance and use of resources, Strategic change, Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: November 13, 2019, 10:00 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.

Last updated
7 Nov 2019
Topics:
Finance and use of resources, Strategic change, Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: November 7, 2019, 10:00 am

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We are looking for an exceptional leader to chair Devon Partnership NHS Trust. This is an 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.

Last updated
6 Nov 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: November 6, 2019, 3:46 pm

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There is a vacancy for a Non-executive Director at Royal Cornwall 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.

Last updated
6 Nov 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: November 6, 2019, 3:00 pm

Updated: Page update to include criteria and information pack

There is a vacancy for a Non-executive Director at Avon and Wiltshire Mental Health 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.

Last updated
14 Nov 2019
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: November 6, 2019, 12:59 pm
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