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New parents, unpaid carers, the homeless, young people and cancer patients could benefit from digital solutions as part of the TechForce19 challenge | Department of Health and Social Care People who may be particularly vulnerable or isolated during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak, including new parents, the homeless, unpaid carers, young people and cancer patients, could … Continue reading Digital innovations to support vulnerable people during COVID-19 outbreak #covid19rftlks
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: April 24, 2020, 12:49 pm
Nuffield Trust |April 2020 | Nuffield Trust: Achieving scale and spread: Learning for innovators and policy-makers In recent years, a significant number of innovators have forged ways to scale and spread innovation in the NHS. However, despite some existing work in this area, less is known about how to achieve greater scale and spread beyond … Continue reading Nuffield Trust: Achieving scale and spread: Learning for innovators and policy-makers
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: April 24, 2020, 10:00 am
Currently 30% of GPs are self-isolating, most are more than capable of working, but cannot access the systems they need, and this is putting huge stress on their colleagues and the primary care system. Trustmarque and Microsoft have been working with NHS partners in the Midlands and London to use the power of Azure to … Continue reading Enabling remote working for GPs and practice staff
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: April 16, 2020, 11:46 am
A tool that provides data on protected vulnerable children for the NHS and local authorities is being broadened to include school nurses and health visitors | NHS Digital The move forms part of NHS Digital’s response to the coronavirus pandemic and is intended to strengthen protection for children at risk of abuse at a time … Continue reading Child protection information to be shared with school nurses and health visitors
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: April 15, 2020, 1:29 pm
Research shows 38% of people have increased their use of NHS technology since the start of the coronavirus outbreak. The survey carried out by nfpSynergy asked 1000 people if they were using more NHS technology (such as apps and websites) as a result of the outbreak, and 26% agreed that their NHS tech usage had increased, while … Continue reading Surge in the number of people using NHS tech during coronavirus outbreak
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: April 9, 2020, 12:08 pm
Supporting people with long-term conditions (LTCs) during national emergencies | Oxford COVID-19 Evidence Service Team Disruption of care, diversion of healthcare resources, and interruptions to medical supplies can all impact patients with long term conditions (LTCs) during national emergencies. Some LTCs may be further exacerbated by increased stress and changes in diet and activity patterns. … Continue reading Supporting people with long-term conditions during national emergencies
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: April 8, 2020, 3:44 pm
University of Sheffield | April 2020 | University of Sheffield AMRC and Nuclear AMRC at the heart of national effort to manufacture medical ventilators Experts at the University of Sheffield’s Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre (AMRC) and Nuclear AMRC are at the heart of a national effort to produce 10,000 medical ventilators as part of a … Continue reading University of Sheffield at the heart of national effort to manufacture medical ventilators
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: April 8, 2020, 11:38 am
In response to COVID-19, the NHS is scaling up the use of virtual consultations. Important new information and guidance is now available from researchers at the University of Oxford to support video consultations.  COVID-19 creates an unprecedented situation. Many GP practices are considering introducing video consultations as a matter of urgency to reduce risk of … Continue reading Video consultations: A guide for practice
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: April 1, 2020, 3:45 pm
Digital Health | March 2020 | Hospify becomes first NHS-approved clinical messaging app Hospify has become the first clinical messaging app to be made available on the NHS Apps Library. The app offers similar functionality to popular messaging apps such as WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger, but includes additional security features to make it a secure platform … Continue reading Hospify becomes first NHS-approved clinical messaging app
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: March 16, 2020, 1:52 pm
NHS Providers | March 2020 | NHSX tech plan for health and care on the day briefing NHSX has published its tech plan for health and care, setting out its vision for how technology will support the ambitions of the long term plan.   The tech plan builds on the principles set out in the secretary of state’s … Continue reading NHSX tech plan for health and care
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: March 5, 2020, 12:33 pm

NHS Improvement News and Alerts

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We need to inform you of how we are using and storing your data.

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18 Jun 2018
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Leadership and improvement capability
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Posted: May 31, 2018, 3:30 pm

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A roundup of improvement work and innovation from across the NHS.

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31 May 2018
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Strategic change, Quality, Finance and use of resources, Operational performance, Leadership and improvement capability
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A roundup of improvement work and innovation from across the NHS.

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30 Apr 2018
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Posted: April 30, 2018, 2:59 pm

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A roundup of improvement work and innovation from across the NHS.

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3 Apr 2018
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Posted: April 3, 2018, 1:15 pm

Updated: Appointments made for quarter 3 2019/2020 added

We have a specific role in appointing and supporting NHS trust chairs and non-executives. In the spirit of transparency we will routinely publish the appointments we make.

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28 Jan 2020
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
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Posted: March 31, 2018, 2:00 pm

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A roundup of improvement work and innovation from across the NHS.

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20 Feb 2018
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Strategic change, Quality, Finance and use of resources, Operational performance, Leadership and improvement capability
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Posted: February 20, 2018, 5:19 pm

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A roundup of improvement work and innovation from across the NHS.

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29 Dec 2017
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Strategic change, Quality, Finance and use of resources, Operational performance, Leadership and improvement capability
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Posted: December 29, 2017, 3:19 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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20 Dec 2017
Topics:
Operational performance, Finance and use of resources, Patient safety
Posted: December 20, 2017, 1:43 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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13 Dec 2017
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Operational performance, Finance and use of resources, Patient safety
Posted: December 13, 2017, 3:45 pm

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We have placed King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust in special measures following serious concerns about the trust’s growing deficit.

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11 Dec 2017
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Finance and use of resources
Posted: December 11, 2017, 2:43 pm

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A roundup of improvement work and innovation from across the NHS.

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6 Dec 2017
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Strategic change, Quality, Finance and use of resources, Operational performance, Leadership and improvement capability
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Posted: December 6, 2017, 3:19 pm

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

Last updated
6 Dec 2017
Topics:
Operational performance, Finance and use of resources, Patient safety
Posted: December 6, 2017, 1:18 pm

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General Lord Richard Dannatt, former Chief of the General Staff, has taken up the role of Patron of the new Veterans Covenant Hospital Alliance, which aims to improve the healthcare that veterans receive from the NHS.

Last updated
1 Dec 2017
Topic:
Operational performance
Posted: December 1, 2017, 10:29 am

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

Last updated
29 Nov 2017
Topics:
Operational performance, Finance and use of resources, Patient safety
Posted: November 29, 2017, 2:42 pm

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Ian Dalton CBE has been appointed as the new chief executive of NHS Improvement on a permanent basis.

Last updated
29 Nov 2017
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: November 29, 2017, 11:30 am
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"Passports" showing individuals' health status could become the next front for fighting the pandemic.
Watchdog said Revival Shots had suggested its rehydration sachets could help treat the disease.
The BBC has been given unprecedented access to a hospital in the heart of London, for one week.
Prof John Newton on why the risk of transmission is higher in households than in shops.

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