Tag Archives: Local Area Teams (LATs)

Dementia Ambassadors: New Help For GPs and Patients (NHS England)

Summary NHS England has appointed seven clinical experts in dementia, or “dementia ambassadors”, to offer one-to-one support for CCGs and GP-led local health committees. These seven ambassadors are to be based in London, the south, the north, the midlands, and … Continue reading

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Dementia Data Extraction Process Revised (HSCIC)

Summary The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) has introduced a different sign-up process concerning automated data extraction for the Quality and Outcomes Framework (QOF) and enhanced services. The QOF subset 2014-15 dementia extraction supports the Prime Ministerial challenge … Continue reading

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Frequently Asked Questions on Commissioning Specialised Services (NHS Commissioning Board)

Summary The NHS Commissioning Board has published frequently asked questions on the Operating model for commissioning specialised services 2013/14. The aim is to improve outcomes for patients whilst reducing inconsistency and duplication in the system. Full Text Link Reference NHS … Continue reading

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