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Looking for examples of good practice of clinical and finance engagement

The NHS is looking to deliver annual efficiency savings of up to £20bn by 2014/15. As a National Adviser on QIPP, Mahmood Adil is looking to build a collaborative relationship between clinicians and finance managers to improve quality and efficiency.… Read more →Looking for examples of good practice of clinical and finance engagement

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Awards for transforming community services

Successful and innovative ideas to improve primary or community care services will be recognised at a Transforming Community Services awards event today. Ten teams, made up of nurses, allied health professionals, GPs, other clinicians and patients, will receive their awards… Read more →Awards for transforming community services

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Healthcare Expo: digital healthcare delivers value

Professor Jeremy Wyatt, Institute of Digital Healthcare, explains how digital healthcare will deliver more for less. This week’s Healthcare Innovation Expo highlighted new technologies to help deliver better quality and value. NHS Local produced a series of short films showcasing… Read more →Healthcare Expo: digital healthcare delivers value

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David Nicholson on long term conditions

Giving more control to patients with long term conditions is crucial to improving health and value, says David Nicholson, NHS Chief Executive. This week’s Healthcare Innovation Expo highlighted new technologies to help deliver better quality and value. NHS Local produced a series… Read more →David Nicholson on long term conditions

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Healthcare Expo: safe use of insulin

Dr Rowan Hillson from the Department of Health explains how she is promoting safe use of insulin in the treatment of diabetes. This week’s Healthcare Innovation Expo highlighted new technologies to help deliver better quality and value. NHS Local produced… Read more →Healthcare Expo: safe use of insulin

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Innovation is about adoption

Andrew Lansley highlighted the importance of adopting innovation for the benefit of patients, when opening the 2011 Healthcare Innovation Expo. He enforced the need to nurture innovation in the NHS, acknowledging that it can be a long and difficult journey… Read more →Innovation is about adoption

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Healthcare outcomes innovation competition launched

To encourage more innovative thinking and give health care professionals the opportunity to share their ideas, a competition has been launched to identify how health outcomes should be measured. The way that the NHS measures success is changing. The modernised NHS will… Read more →Healthcare outcomes innovation competition launched

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Enter healthcare outcomes innovation competition

The Department of Health is running a competition to find indicators for some of the health outcomes in the NHS Outcomes Framework. We are asking frontline staff, clinical teams and third sector partnerships to submit their experience and evidence in… Read more →Enter healthcare outcomes innovation competition

Innovation critical to the NHS – David Nicholson

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NHS Chief Executive David Nicholson says innovation will  be critical to make sure that ‘everywhere in the NHS we get the best services available for our patients’. He was speaking to promote this week’s Healthcare Innovation Expo

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Encouraging innovation in the NHS

Surgery techniques

The NHS has been having great ideas for decades – ideas that have made a real and tangible difference to the lives of millions of people. From hypodermic needles to CT scanners, via stem cell therapy and keyhole surgery, modern… Read more →Encouraging innovation in the NHS