Tagged: QIPP

Procurement call for evidence

A call for evidence on how procurement in the NHS can be transformed is issued today. Views and contributions are being sought from the NHS, industry, other government departments, the academic, … Read more → – Procurement call for evidence

Guidance aims to improve procurement across healthcare system

Guidance aimed at improving procurement across the healthcare system has been published by the Department of Health. ‘NHS procurement: raising our game’ sets out proposed actions for NHS trusts and … Read more → – Guidance aims to improve procurement across healthcare system

The Quarter, quarter 3 2011/12

David Flory’s report for the third quarter October to December 2011/12 provides a summary of the NHS financial position and performance against the national priorities set out in the NHS … Read more → – The Quarter, quarter 3 2011/12

Key therapeutic topics – medicines management options for local implementation

In February 2012, the National Prescribing Centre (NPC) published the latest update to their document ‘Key Therapeutic Topics – Medicines management options for local implementation‘. This provides practical guidance on … Read more → – Key therapeutic topics – medicines management options for local implementation

New set of prescribing comparators developed

To help the NHS monitor prescribing of the key therapeutic topics, the NPC, NHS Information Centre and NHS Prescription Services of the NHS Business Services Authority have developed a set … Read more → – New set of prescribing comparators developed

Top tips for mental health use efficiency schemes

A collaboration of mental health chief pharmacists have produced a top tips document of mental health use efficiency schemes. Such schemes cover clinical areas including anti-psychotic prescribing in dementia, monitoring … Read more → – Top tips for mental health use efficiency schemes

Refreshed checklist of efficiency measures for more cost effective prescribing

The Department has produced an updated provider checklist of 50 efficiency measures to help NHS Trusts, SHAs and PCTs to deliver safer, more cost effective prescribing. Provider checklist of 50 … Read more → – Refreshed checklist of efficiency measures for more cost effective prescribing