Innovation and Improvement News

University of Leeds | October 2020 | Can wearable technology help care homes save lives? Scientists at the University of Leeds are trialling wearables in care homes to see how they can support care homes to adapt their procedures to manage infections. 32 care homes in England are participating in the study, their residents, staff … Continue reading Leeds research: Can wearable technology help care homes save lives?
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Posted: October 23, 2020, 12:00 pm
Wired Gov | October 2020 | MS Teams use in the NHS soars as pandemic continues Nearly four million messages were sent between NHS colleagues in the week commencing 20 September and more than 850,000 meetings were held using the software, out of a total 13.2 million held since the rollout at the end of … Continue reading MS Teams use in the NHS soars as pandemic continues 💻 💡
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: October 6, 2020, 2:57 pm
RAND Corporation | September 2020 |What influences improvement processes in healthcare? A rapid evidence review RAND have produced a rapid evidence review, which explores two research questions: What factors influence quality improvement processes in healthcare? What are some of the themes and issues to explore in future research into the factors influencing quality improvement processes … Continue reading RAND: What influences improvement processes in healthcare?
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: September 16, 2020, 11:19 am
McEval Bartley, N., Napier, C., Best, M., & Butow, P. (2020) |Patient experience of uncertainty in cancer genomics: a systematic review| Genetics in Medicine |https://www.nature.com/articles/s41436-020-0829-y.pdf Nature has published a systematic review that aimed to summarizewhat is currently known about the experience of uncertainty for adult patients undergoing cancer genomic testing. The researchers found that appraisal … Continue reading Six versus 12 months’ adjuvant trastuzumab in patients with HER2-positive early breast cancer: the PERSEPHONE non-inferiority RCT
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: September 14, 2020, 10:23 am
University of Birmingham | September 2020 | Patients set to benefit from new guidelines on Artificial Intelligence health solutions An international team, including experts from the University of Birmingham, have produced the first set of guidelines for the reporting of clinical trials using artificial intelligence (AI). This development has the potential to speed up innovations … Continue reading Patients set to benefit from new guidelines on Artificial Intelligence health solutions
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: September 11, 2020, 8:30 am
Digital Health | August 2020 | ZOE Covid-19 Symptom Study app awarded £2m government grant Launched in March 2020, the ZOE app is used by participants who regularly report on their health and symptoms and whether they have tested positive for the virus or not. Anonymised data from the app is analysed in collaboration with King’s College London researchers … Continue reading ZOE Covid-19 Symptom Study app awarded £2m government grant
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: August 21, 2020, 3:11 pm
Health Tech Newspaper | August 2020| NHS 111 online hits over 30 million users in 4 months NHS Digital has highlighted over 30 million people have used digital channels during the pandemic to seek health advice. In mid-March NHS 111 online was used more than 950,000 times a day, 95 times higher than it normally … Continue reading NHS 111 online hits over 30 million users in 4 months, during lockdown
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: August 21, 2020, 2:35 pm
NHS X | August 2020| Improving support and collaboration for digital innovation NHS X has launched the Innovation Collaboratives – Digital Health workspace on the NHS Futures platform is for NHS and social care staff keen to adopt and scale locally. It is intended to become a vibrant space where people question and support each other … Continue reading NHS X: Innovation Collaboratives- Digital Health workspace
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: August 17, 2020, 3:08 pm
County Durham and Darlington NHS Foundation Trust | July 2020| My Wellbeing Space – New App The app, My Wellbeing Space, is a free digital service from NHS partnership Health Call and technology provider Inhealthcare and funded by the Northern Cancer Alliance. It will initially benefit patients receiving care from County Durham and Darlington NHS … Continue reading New app developed to support patients during and following cancer treatment
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: August 6, 2020, 8:46 am
The King’s Fund | August 2020| What is Covid-19 revealing about innovation in the NHS? Before the pandemic, there was an established narrative on the barriers to innovation in the NHS. Reports repeated similar lists of obstacles: lack of financial incentives, resistance by clinicians and a top–down system, among others. Research on social systems is … Continue reading What is Covid-19 revealing about innovation in the NHS? #covid19rftlks
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: August 3, 2020, 2:48 pm

NHS Improvement News and Alerts

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Nottingham and Nottinghamshire ICS is seeking to recruit a new Independent Chair with substantial board level experience and the vision and passion to continue the ICS journey towards greater integration across the system.

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19 Oct 2020
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: October 19, 2020, 1:15 pm

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Lincolnshire Partnership NHS Foundation Trust are seeking a high calibre Chair to lead their Council and Board to deliver outstanding care for their service users and carers over the next three years and beyond.

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16 Oct 2020
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: October 16, 2020, 8:38 am

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We are seeking to recruit a Non-executive Director with senior level finance experience and with the capacity to chair the Audit Committee for Solent NHS Trust.

Last updated
14 Oct 2020
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: October 14, 2020, 11:34 am

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University Hospitals of Morecambe Bay NHS Foundation Trust are seeking a Non-executive Director with significant strategic leadership experience, preferably with a clinical background and experience of working in primary care setting.

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13 Oct 2020
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: October 13, 2020, 2:19 pm

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This is an exceptional opportunity to join a forward thinking, innovative, friendly organisation with whom you can share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of those served by our Trust and the Suffolk and North East Essex Health and Care System.

Last updated
13 Oct 2020
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: October 13, 2020, 8:32 am

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We are looking to recruit individuals who have recent accounting or finance experience at a senior level. This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise and make a positive difference to the lives of people served by Dartford and Gravesham NHS Trust.

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9 Oct 2020
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: October 9, 2020, 12:59 pm

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The Clatterbridge Cancer Centre NHS Foundation Trust are seeking a Non-Executive Director with experience of working at Board level in a public, private or third sector organisation.

Last updated
6 Oct 2020
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: October 6, 2020, 3:18 pm

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NHS Brighton and Hove CCG Governing Body are looking for strong team players with the passion to tackle health inequalities and help the CCG grow and prosper so that they commission the best health care possible for the population of Brighton and Hove.

Last updated
6 Oct 2020
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: October 6, 2020, 11:23 am

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North West Anglia NHS Foundation Trust is seeking 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 our community.

Last updated
5 Oct 2020
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: October 5, 2020, 8:29 am

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Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust (MKUH) is looking for a Chair to work with Board and the Council of Governors in the next phase of their development and in the wider transformation of health and social care with their partners.

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2 Oct 2020
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: October 2, 2020, 9:08 am

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Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust are seeking a Non-executive Director and Associate Non-executive Director with senior level experience in either patient advocacy and / or community engagement.

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1 Oct 2020
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: October 1, 2020, 10:33 am

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Inclusive Boards are delighted to support The Christie NHS Foundation Trust in their search for two Non-Executive Directors. They are looking for individuals who can support the mission and vision of the organisation.

Last updated
29 Sep 2020
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: September 29, 2020, 3:12 pm

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The programme matches people who want to be NHS non-executives with trusts so that they can learn first-hand about the challenges and opportunities associated with being a non-executive director in the NHS today.

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30 Jul 2020
Topic:
Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: July 30, 2020, 10:17 am

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Listening and responding to our NHS people is as important as ever as the response to COVID-19 continues to evolve.

Last updated
2 Jul 2020
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Topic:
Quality
Posted: July 2, 2020, 7:58 am

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Patient Safety Alerts issued by the national patient safety team are no longer available on the news section of the NHS Improvement website. They can now be found via the NHS England and NHS Improvement National Patient Safety Alerts webpage.

Last updated
17 Jun 2020
Topic:
Patient safety
Posted: June 17, 2020, 9:29 am
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