Quality Improvement Partners Panels (QuIPPS) will support the work of health and social care organisations, ensuring the voice of the public is involved in improvement projects. The aim of the panels is to provide support and advice to health and social care teams working on range of quality improvement projects. These may be small improvements on wards, or in general practice and community settings, or on strategic planning for system wide implementation. Read More
Digital systems will be integral to a modern, efficient and responsive health service. Well-designed digital tools are already helping to provide care and services that are convenient for patients, efficient for the NHS and which get people the right care for them as quickly as possible. However, we face a challenge to ensure that the way we commission, contract and pay for care keeps up with the opportunities digital innovation offers – ensuring that new technology is safely integrated into health and care pathways, whilst not unfairly destabilising existing services. Read More
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Dr Jonathon Gray is Chief Executive of the South West Academic Health Science Network As we celebrate 70 years since the NHS was founded, it’s hard to grasp the range and depth of the improvements that have come with this incredible institution. Not least, as a society, we removed the fear of being unable to Read More