GP Bulletin Archive

NHS England comments on UCL and National Children’s Bureau report on young people’s depression

Reading Time: 1 minutesClaire Murdoch, National Mental Health Director at NHS England, said: “NHS services for children and young people are expanding at their fastest rate in a decade. This year the NHS will treat an additional 30,000 children and young people, supported by an additional £280 million of funding.

Practical guide for large scale change launched

Reading Time: 1 minutesNHS England has launched a refreshed guide to support health and care leaders to deliver large scale change. The guide will help them meet the challenges set out in the Next Steps on the NHS Five Year Forward View published earlier this year. NHS England’s Sustainable Improvement

Special Award for Manchester and London NHS terror attack heroes

Reading Time: 1 minutesHeroic frontline NHS staff who treated victims of the recent Manchester and London terror attacks and the Grenfell fire were given special recognition at the Health and Care Innovation Expo today. Staff including nurses, doctors and paramedics received a standing ovation as the Special Recognition honour

New quality of life measure for recovering cancer patients

Reading Time: 1 minutesIn a world leading move, quality of life for cancer patients will be tracked as part of ambitious plans by NHS England to radically improve care and support for people once treatment ends. The ground-breaking new approach is set to drive improvements in after care which

NHS launches new drive to save thousands of people from heart attacks and strokes

Reading Time: 1 minutesThe NHS, working with Public Health England (PHE), will today (Tuesday) announce a new drive to prevent heart attacks and strokes saving thousands of lives by taking a more integrated approach to cardiovascular care. New PHE analysis suggests that there is now an opportunity to prevent

Nurses play vital role in improving lives of millions

Reading Time: 1 minutesProfessor Jane Cummings has urged nurses to lead the way in improving the lives of millions of people living with a mental health condition or learning disability. It is estimated there are around 1.1 million people living with a learning disability in England. However, the number

National Medical Director launches campaign to involve young people in NHS’ 70th birthday year

Reading Time: 1 minutesProfessor Sir Bruce Keogh has called for 70 NHS Trusts to sign up to plans to encourage more young people to volunteer in their local NHS as part of its 70th birthday year. This comes after Sir Bruce made a personal pledge to HRH, The Prince of Wales to support the Step Up To

As NHS approaches 70 it is time to unleash the potential of innovation to transform patient care, says Simon Stevens

Reading Time: 1 minutesThe head of NHS England, Simon Stevens, will today (Tuesday 12 September) set out an ambitious vision for the National Health Service as it approaches its landmark 70th anniversary – calling on health and care leaders to unleash the game changing potential of innovation for both

Ambulance services begin new response times

Reading Time: 1 minutesFour of England’s ambulance services have begun the roll out of new response times announced earlier this year. Explaining the next steps in the delivery of the Ambulance Response Programme, Professor Jonathan Wenger, NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Urgent Care, and NHS England’s lead paramedic,

NHS England launches practical guides to help people with disabilities access GP online services

Reading Time: 1 minutesPractical guides to help disabled patients to access GP online services have been published by NHS England today (11 September). Aimed at supporting people with sight loss, hearing loss, autism or learning disabilities, a series of new guides have been developed to help patients use GP services