News

Management of HIV-infected healthcare workers December 2016 The outcome of the consultation on the management of HIV-infected healthcare workers has been published.

The people who responded to the consultation generally agreed with the changes... Read More →
Institute Of Medical Ethics December 2016 The Institute of Medical Ethics website will serve as a virtual network and resource centre for clinicians, teachers and students interested in medical ethics. It contains sign-posted links to a... Read More →
Berwick review into patient safety November 2016 This report, A promise to learn – a commitment to act: improving the safety of patients in England,highlights the main problems affecting patient safety in the NHS and makes recommendations to... Read More →
National health visitor plan: progress and future implementation November 2016 The ‘National Health Visitor Plan’ is a joint Department of Health, NHS England, Public Health England and Health Education England document. It sets out how these partner organisations will work... Read More →
Helping people live better for longer November 2016 A 24 page guide provides an overview of the Department of Health's new role from April 2013.

The guide includes information on:

why we are here
how we operate
what we believe... Read More →
Maternity and Child Health Datasets will drive improvements in the provision of services November 2016 How many children across England are seen by NHS child and adolescent mental health services? How many of these are young carers? How many women who are obese in their first pregnancy continue to... Read More →
NHS Friends and Family Test: publication guidance November 2016 The Department has published guidance for providers of NHS funded services on calculating and publishing the NHS Friends and Family Test results. Read More →
New operating model for the commissioning of armed forces’ health care October 2016 The NHS Commissioning Board has published ‘Securing excellence in commissioning for the armed forces and their families’, which sets out where commissioning responsibility lies for all members of... Read More →
Better value in the NHS - The role of changes in clinical practice September 2016 In a time of severe financial constraint, the NHS is being asked to make productivity savings of £22 billion by 2020/21. However, this report argues that, rather than looking at efficiency and... Read More →
NHS terms and conditions for procuring goods and services September 2016 Guidance has been published providing NHS terms and conditions for procuring goods and services. Read More →

Resources

NHS Primary Medical Services Directions November 2016 Newly issued directions relate to the NHS Primary Medical Services Regulations, which came into force on 1st April 2013....
Guide to the Healthcare System in England November 2016 A new guide explains organisations in the healthcare system and how they work together and includes the Statement of NHS...
Online syllabus archive November 2016 The History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine has launched its Online Syllabus Archive. The Archive...
NHS Choice Framework Update and Easy-Read Leaflets September 2016 The Department of Health recently published an updated version of the NHS Choice Framework for 2015-16. The framework sets...
7-day NHS services: a factsheet September 2016 Hospitals and community services are already working together to create a better service 7 days a week. A recent factsheet...
Start Smart – Then Focus August 2016 The Department of Health has published new guidance Start Smart - Then Focus which will help hospital prescribers ensure...
Atlas of Variation August 2016 The second NHS Atlas of Variation in Healthcare was launched in December 2011. The 2011 Atlas contains more than 70...
Revised Pandemic Influenza Strategy August 2016 The Government has published a revised UK Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Strategy alongside the response to the...
Primary Care Commisioning Support and Resources August 2016 Primary Care Commissioning (PCC) provides trusted, practical support to commissioners and providers of health and care...
Website on the dangers of counterfeit drugs July 2016 Amid increased concern over the growing epidemic of counterfeit drugs, the National Associations of Boards of Pharmacy has...
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