Innovation and Improvement News

NIHR | March 2021 | Virtual quizzes involving several care homes are feasible and might reduce loneliness and social isolation Twenty-two care home residents, from three homes, volunteered to take part in virtual quizzes (8), which included conversation of around fifteen minutes duration before 20 straightforward quiz questions. Care staff helped to facilitate, Skype TV … Continue reading NIHR: low-cost video technology may help care home residents feel more connected to peers
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Posted: March 5, 2021, 2:00 pm
Open Access Government | February 2021| Covid-19 leads to surge in the use of NHS tech in 2020 Ben Davison, NHS Digital’s Executive Director for Product Development, explains how NHS Digital saw an ‘unprecedented demand’ in people’s usage of NHS tech services due tothe pandemic. Ben outlines how usage of the NHS website, NHS App, NHS … Continue reading Covid-19 leads to surge in the use of NHS tech in 2020
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: February 17, 2021, 2:54 pm
Department of Health and Social Care | February 2021 | New technology to help identify those at high risk from COVID-19 The Department of Health and Social Care announce how new technology is helping the NHS to identify those individuals at particularly high risk from COVID-19. New predictive risk model to help clinicians identify adults … Continue reading New technology to help identify those at high risk from COVID-19
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: February 17, 2021, 12:46 pm
NHS Confederation | February 2021 | Hospital at Home- Sussex Community NHS Patients who are recovering from COVID-19 and need ongoing oxygen therapy can now be cared for at home rather than in hospital, thanks to remote health monitoring and use of special devices via the Hospital at Home initiative. A partnership between two organisations … Continue reading Hospital at Home – Sussex Community NHS Foundation Trust
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: February 17, 2021, 9:35 am
Yeung, A.W.K. et al | 2021 | Virtual and Augmented Reality Applications in Medicine: Analysis of the Scientific Literature | J Med Internet Res | 23| 2| e25499 | DOI: 10.2196/25499 | PMID: 33565986 The Journal of Medical Internet Research has published the first total-scale bibliometric analysis examining overall VR and AR applications in medicine in the … Continue reading Virtual and Augmented Reality Applications in Medicine: Analysis of the Scientific Literature
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: February 15, 2021, 1:12 pm
Digital health | February 2021 |Learning lessons to maintain momentum Digital health during the Covid-19 pandemic The Patient Coalition for AI, Data and Digital Tech in Health, which aims to unite representatives from patient advocacy groups, Royal Colleges, medical charities, industry and other stakeholders is committed to ensuring that patient interests lie at the heart … Continue reading Digital health: learning lessons to maintain momentum
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: February 12, 2021, 2:50 pm
Care Quality Commission & | 4 February 2021| Enabling innovation and adoption in health and social care This publication provide a series of evidence-based principles to underpin innovation in health and social care and enable providers to deliver real improvementsfor the people who use their services. The authors have identified these principles through a combination … Continue reading Enabling innovation and adoption in health and social care
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: February 4, 2021, 3:05 pm
The King’s Fund | January 2021| Innovation in treatment for people with rarer or less well-recognised long-term conditions Hundreds of thousands of people in the UK have severe psoriasis, inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), axial spondyloarthritis or osteoporosis –four rarer or less well-recognised long-term conditions. This paper from The King’s Fund highlights the work of five … Continue reading The King’s Fund: Innovation in treatment for people with rarer or less well-recognised long-term conditions
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: February 4, 2021, 12:23 pm
Reform & Amazon Web Services | January 2021 | Digital public services: what’s next? This report provides recommendations for the government going forward to help the public sector on its digital transformation journey. It calls for a cross-government digital skills strategy with a clear focus on retaining digital leaders and recommends that the government should … Continue reading Reform: Digital public services: what’s next?
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: January 27, 2021, 2:30 pm
Department of Health and Social Care | January 2021 | AI at the forefront of efforts to treat coronavirus patients Patients with COVID-19 are set to benefit from faster treatment, improved outcomes and shorter hospital stays thanks to the use of the latest artificial intelligence. AI imaging database will improve diagnosis of patients presenting with COVID-19 … Continue reading AI at the forefront of efforts to treat coronavirus patients
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: January 19, 2021, 2:13 pm

NHS Improvement News and Alerts

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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
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: July 30, 2020, 10:17 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.

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17 Jun 2020
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Posted: June 17, 2020, 9:29 am

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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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Strategic change, Quality, Finance and use of resources, Operational performance, Leadership and improvement capability
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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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Strategic change, Quality, Finance and use of resources, Operational performance, Leadership and improvement capability
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Posted: April 3, 2018, 1:15 pm

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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
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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
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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.

Last updated
6 Dec 2017
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Topics:
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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