Innovation and Improvement News

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
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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
This report demonstrates how – in difficult circumstances – trust leaders and staff are coming up with ideas and solutions to deliver better care | NHS Providers This is the first in a new publication series to promote the work of NHS trusts and foundation trusts in improving care.  This briefing focuses on how trusts … Continue reading Better care for patients and service users
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: October 11, 2019, 12:34 pm
Technology is enabling the Deaf community to access NHS 111 when they need medical help urgently. Using a computer and webcam, or the InterpreterNow app on a smartphone or tablet, Deaf people can make a video call to a British Sign Language interpreter. The interpreter then telephones an NHS 111 adviser and relays the conversation. … Continue reading Technology enables Deaf people to access NHS 111
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: October 3, 2019, 11:13 am
Heriot Watt University | September 2019 | Ultrasound breakthrough can pinpoint cancer with precision Experts at Heriot Watt University have found a new technique which uses super-resolution ultrasound methods that improves resolution of ultrasound images by 5-10 times compared to standard current ultrasound images. Their innovation allows whole organs to be scanned in super-resolution for … Continue reading Ultrasound breakthrough can pinpoint cancer with precision
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: September 30, 2019, 1:49 pm
Med-Tech Innovation News | September 2019 | Hospital Trust and charity launches new innovation programme The Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and its charity CW+, has been launched in a bid to improve patient care and address real-time challenges that healthcare organisations face. Examples of previous ‘test and scale’ innovations include the UK’s largest study … Continue reading Hospital Trust and charity launches new innovation programme
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: September 30, 2019, 11:03 am
This toolkit outlines examples of how Shelford Group trusts are using technology and digital innovations to transform outpatient services in the NHS This toolkit brings together the work of 10 of the largest teaching and research NHS hospital trusts in England, working together under the umbrella of the Shelford Group. The emergence of new models of care using technology is a primary  theme of … Continue reading Transforming care through technology
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: September 27, 2019, 8:49 am
NIHR | September 2019| Text message reminders increase attendance at NHS health checks An RCT assessed the impact of patients receiving a text message reminder as a means of increasing attendance at NHS health checks.  Currently, NHS health checks are offered to adults aged 40 to 74 years. Identification and management of cardiovascular risk factors has … Continue reading Text message reminders increase attendance at NHS health checks
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: September 24, 2019, 2:18 pm
Nesta | September 2019 | A brief introduction to digital transformation Much has been promised about the potential of digital technologies to positively enhance the work of government and the public sector. A brief introduction to digital transformation, is a recent report from Nesta – an innovation foundation- counsels against adopting a ‘technology-driven’ approach, the risk of … Continue reading Nesta report: A brief introduction to digital transformation
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: September 23, 2019, 1:51 pm
Doncaster Clinical Commissioning Group | September 2019 | Local Hospitals to launch ‘Electronic Observations’ Starting this month (September) staff at Doncaster and Bassetlaw Teaching Hospitals will be adopting a new system to enable health professionals to electronically record patient observations. The launch of eObservations  forms part of DBTH’s ‘Digital Transformation programme’, a scheme of work … Continue reading Doncaster and Bassetlaw to launch ‘Electronic Observations’
Author: TRFT Library & Knowledge Service
Posted: September 23, 2019, 12:22 pm

NHS Improvement News and Alerts

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9 Oct 2019
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Finance and use of resources, Strategic change, Leadership and improvement capability
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This is an opportunity to become part of the Board that sets the culture and future vision for an exciting period of new and transformational change. We are seeking someone who is able to challenge constructively and to think and deliver differently on behalf of local communities.

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9 Oct 2019
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Mid Essex Hospital Services NHS Trust, Basildon and Thurrock University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and Southend University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust want to transform care for patients across Mid and South Essex. This is an exciting time for our group of hospitals.

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8 Oct 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: October 8, 2019, 12:23 pm

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There is a vacancy for a Non-executive Director at Epsom and St Helier University Hospitals NHS Trust. This is an exceptional opportunity to share your talents and expertise to make a positive difference to the lives of the people served by the Trust.

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7 Oct 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: October 7, 2019, 3:00 pm

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London’s health and care partners share an ambition to make London the world’s healthiest global city. We have been working together to turn this aspiration into a Health and Care Vision for the capital.

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7 Oct 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: October 7, 2019, 9:33 am

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The opportunity for two new Non-executive Directors to join Kent Community NHS Foundation Trust is a highly attractive one. These are exceptional opportunities to apply your talent and expertise to make a positive difference to the large and dispersed population served by the Trust.

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4 Oct 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: October 4, 2019, 11:56 am

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B&NES, Swindon and Wiltshire (BSW) Sustainability and Transformation Partnership are seeking to recruit an independent chair to support and enable our next phase of development to become an Integrated Care System (ICS) by April 2021.

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3 Oct 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: October 3, 2019, 1:45 pm

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2 Oct 2019
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Finance and use of resources, Strategic change, Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: October 2, 2019, 9:00 am

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There are vacancies for a Non-executive Director and an Associate Non-executive Director at Northampton General Hospital 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.

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27 Sep 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: September 27, 2019, 8:19 am

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There is a vacancy for a Non-executive Director at Barts Health 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, centred in East London.

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26 Sep 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: September 26, 2019, 2:55 pm

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Birmingham Community Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust are excited to announce the opportunity for a new Non-Executive Director to join their Unitary Board.

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26 Sep 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: September 26, 2019, 10:47 am

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25 Sep 2019
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Finance and use of resources, Strategic change, Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: September 25, 2019, 11:00 am

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Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust has an excellent reputation for their quality of patient care, research, education and innovation. We are recruitung four Non-executive Directors to the board who will make a positive difference to the lives of people in Nottingham and beyond.

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24 Sep 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: September 24, 2019, 9:24 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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18 Sep 2019
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Finance and use of resources, Patient safety, Leadership and improvement capability, Operational performance
Posted: September 18, 2019, 12:00 pm

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There are two Non-executive Director vacancies at Norfolk Community Health and Care 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.

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18 Sep 2019
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Leadership and improvement capability
Posted: September 18, 2019, 10:44 am
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