Tagged: Modernisation

Making medical tests work for you: Offering patients more choice

For the first time, patients will now have more choice about where, when and how they receive some of the most common medical tests. New proposals published today outline how patients will be able to choose where they receive essential … Read more → – Making medical tests work for you: Offering patients more choice

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Improving patient choice

Patients in parts of London, Manchester and Salford and Nottingham will shortly be able to register with a GP practice of their choice for the first time. Under Government plans to allow patients to choose the GP surgery that best … Read more → – Improving patient choice

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Health and Social Care Bill gains royal assent

The Health and Social Care Bill today gained Royal Assent to become the Health and Social Care Act (2012). The core principles of the Act mean that doctors and nurses will be able to tailor services for their patients, more … Read more → – Health and Social Care Bill gains royal assent

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Speech: 8 March 2012, Andrew Lansley, E-Health Insider launch of Chief Clinical Information Officers Network

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Thanks Richard [Thompson, President]. I’m very glad to be here today to help launch the network of Chief Clinical Information Officers. I was at the Smoking and Health Conference on Tuesday, so it’s my second visit this … Read more → – Speech: 8 March 2012, Andrew Lansley, E-Health Insider launch of Chief Clinical Information Officers Network

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Better care for patients

Patients are already benefitting from GPs starting to take a lead in designing local health services and a renewed focus on health outcomes.  Examples from around the country highlight that during the first year of emerging clinical commissioning groups redesigning … Read more → – Better care for patients

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Government issues call for surgical research bids

Researchers across the country have until 25th May to make funding bids for surgical research projects, the Government has announced today. All areas of scientific activity relevant to surgery will be considered by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). … Read more → – Government issues call for surgical research bids

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Government brings forward amendments to the Health and Social Care Bill

The Government today outlined its plans to further improve the Health and Social Care Bill as it prepares to re-enter the House of Lords next week. As the Health and Social Care Bill has progressed through the Lords, the Government … Read more → – Government brings forward amendments to the Health and Social Care Bill

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Speech: Thursday 26 January 2012: Andrew Lansley, NHS modernisation and the launch of the Children and Young People’s Outcomes Strategy

CHECK AGAINST DELIVERY Thank you Ian [Lewis, Medical Director at Alder Hey Hospital] for your introduction and for your personal commitment to improving outcomes for children and young people. This morning, here to mark the development of a new strategy … Read more → – Speech: Thursday 26 January 2012: Andrew Lansley, NHS modernisation and the launch of the Children and Young People’s Outcomes Strategy

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King’s Fund on London health trusts

The King’s Fund has published a report which says that health trusts in London are not implementing essential reforms to improve patient safety and that developing money problems mean that two thirds of trusts are to be viable by 2014. … Read more → – King’s Fund on London health trusts

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Speech: 7 December 2011, Andrew Lansley, A Patient Centred NHS

Thank you, Hugh [Taylor, Chairman of Guy's and St Thomas']. Sometimes, with all of the arguments about modernisation and reform, it’s easy for people to get lost in the detail. To have arguments so brimming with jargon, so riddled with … Read more → – Speech: 7 December 2011, Andrew Lansley, A Patient Centred NHS

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