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The QIPP collection on NHS Evidence provided by NICE

The QIPP collection on NHS Evidence (www.evidence.nhs.uk/QIPP) provided by NICE shows how staff are saving money without compromising quality. If the examples in the collection were adopted by just 50% of eligible organisations, they have the potential to save the … Read more → – The QIPP collection on NHS Evidence provided by NICE

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Situations vacant in the new NHS

Leadership, inspiration and the ability to inspire confidence in others are just some of the qualities sought by the Secretary of State for Health as he seeks to recruit high calibre candidates to the new NHS structure. Vacancies are currently … Read more → – Situations vacant in the new NHS

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Call for applications: Early Implementer sites for the QIPP LTC Year of Care Funding Model

QIPP LTC Workstream has been working with the NHS, Social Care and Voluntary Sector to develop a Year of Care Funding Model aiming to support integration of care for people with LTC by aligning the funding flows and incentives with … Read more → – Call for applications: Early Implementer sites for the QIPP LTC Year of Care Funding Model

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Consultation on tobacco plain packaging launched

UK-wide consultation on whether tobacco should be sold in standardised, or plain packaging, has been launched today by Health Secretary Andrew Lansley. The consultation will ask individuals whether they think standardised packaging will have an impact on peoples health and … Read more → – Consultation on tobacco plain packaging launched

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Chief Executive Designate of Public Health England announced

The Department of Health has announced today that the Chief Executive Designate of Public Health England has been confirmed as Duncan Selbie, currently Chief Executive of Brighton and Sussex University Hospitals NHS Trust. Read the full press release on the … Read more → – Chief Executive Designate of Public Health England announced

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