Tag Archives: Strategic Clinical Networks

Putting Patients First: NHS England’s Business Plan for 2014/15 to 2016/17 (NHS England)

Summary NHS England has updated the “Putting Patients First” business plan. This report reaffirms NHS England’s commitment to improving the quality of care; improving equality and reducing health inequalities; and ensuring that patients and the public are involved in decisions … Continue reading

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Putting Patients First: NHS England’s Business Plan for 2013/14 – 2015/16 (NHS England)

Summary NHS England has published a business plan oriented towards putting patients at the entre of improving care. “Putting patients first: the NHS England business plan for 2013/14 – 2015/16” is a three-year plan for measuring health and care service performance using … Continue reading

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Developing Clinical Senates (NHS Commissioning Board)

Summary Clinical Senates are to be established across the country from April 2013. There will be 12 Clinical Senates in England. Clinical Senates will include different professionals and include representatives of patients, volunteers and other groups. They are intended to work with Strategic Clinical Networks, … Continue reading

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Health Policy Under the Coalition Government (King’s Fund)

Summary This review examines the coalition government’s policies on health care and summarises emerging performance issues. Full Text Link Reference Gregory, S. Dixon, A. Ham, C. [Eds] (2012). Health policy under the coalition government: a mid-term assessment. London: The King’s … 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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Strategic Clinical Networks: Single Operating Framework (NHS Commissioning Board)

Summary The NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) decided upon four initial SCN Groupings in July 2012. These will operate throughout the country and comprise: Cancer. Cardiovascular. Maternity and Children. Mental health, dementia and neurological conditions. The single operating framework outlined … Continue reading

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