Service redesign and improvement

Overview of responses to NHS Constitution consultation published

The government has published a report providing an overview of responses to the consultation on strengthening the NHS Constitution. This report sets out changes to the guiding ‘Principles of the NHS Constitution’ only, and does not address any other changes … Read more → – Overview of responses to NHS Constitution consultation published

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Paperless podiatry service in North London

In January this year Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt, said the NHS should go paperless by 2018 to save billions of pounds, improve services and help meet the challenges of an ageing population. Last month he led a panel discussion on … Read more → – Paperless podiatry service in North London

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Informatics – at the heart of change

Paul Hitchcock, Director of the Allied Health Professions Federation, explains how informatics are at the heart of the new system. We are entering a new health and social care environment. From April 2013 when the Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) take … Read more → – Informatics – at the heart of change

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Occupational therapy in accident and emergency

In January 2012, Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust received 12 months’ temporary funding from NHS Airedale, Bradford and Leeds to pilot a scheme providing occupational therapy (OT) at Bradford Royal Infirmary’s accident and emergency department (A&E). The scheme began … Read more → – Occupational therapy in accident and emergency

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Allied Health Professions Change Day Conference

An AHP Change Day Conference is being held as part of NHS Change Day, March 13.  The free event, which is being hosted by the University of the West of England, Bristol, will deliver a mix of presentations and group … Read more → – Allied Health Professions Change Day Conference

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