Brief Guide to the New NHS (NHS England)

Summary

This updated guide, from NHS England, clarifies the structure and function of the NHS, reflecting changes from the Health and Social Care Act 2012. Topic headings include:

  • Introduction
    • The NHS belongs to us all.
  • Foreword (Sir Bruce Keogh).
  • NHS values.
    • NHS values and the NHS Constitution.
    • An overview of the Health and Social Care Act 2012.
  • Structure of the NHS in England.
    • The structure of the NHS in England.
    • Finance in the NHS: your questions answered.
  • Running the NHS.
    • Commissioning in the NHS.
    • Delivering NHS services.
    • Health and wellbeing in the NHS.
  • Monitoring the NHS.
    • Lessons learned and taking responsibility.
    • Regulation and monitoring in the NHS.
  • Working in the NHS.
    • Better training, better care.
  • NHS leadership.
    • Leading healthcare excellence.
  • Quality and innovation in the NHS.
    • High-quality care for all.
  • The NHS in the United Kingdom.
    • The NHS in Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland.
  • Glossary.

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Reference

Taylor, F. Gauher, S. [and] Johnson, L. [et al]  (2014). Understanding the new NHS: a guide for everyone working and training within the NHS. London: NHS England / NHS England National Medical Director’s Clinical Fellows 2013/14, June 26th 2014.

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Reference

The concise NHS handbook. London [Online]: NHS Confederation, May 2014.

An Impressionistic Tapestry of NHS Employees’ Roles, Rather Than Institutional Structures

BBC 5 Live’s Nick Garnett presented a video profile illustrating the scale and multiplicity of the NHS services which employ 1.5 million people. A clinical records library manager and medical librarian, among many other roles, are mentioned fleetingly.

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Reference

Garnett, N. (2017). ‘Who’ is the NHS? 5 Live ‘In Short’ series. London: BBC 5 Live, March 31st 2017.

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