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The latest developments from within the NHS – specifically selected for industry.
As the February snow thawed and Spring began to emerge, a general feeling of steady optimism has replaced the Winter lockdown blues. Boris’ roadmap offers us a glimpse of a more positive 2021, helped in no small way by the huge success in vaccinating the population.
The Prime Minister has shared his outline plan for the country’s route out of the current Covid-19 restrictions. The vaccination programme continues to be critical in turning the tide against the virus and returning to a more normal way of life.
Insight into the new National Institute for Health Protection (NIHP) finds that most functions relate to either managing the current Covid-19 outbreak or preparations for future epidemics and emergencies.
An NHS commercial framework for new medicines describes how NHS England will work with NICE and the pharma industry on commercial medicines activity to support the introduction of clinically and cost-effective treatments into the NHS.
New proposals have been set out to bring health and care services closer together to “build back better” by improving care and tackling health inequalities through measures to address obesity, oral health and patient choice.
A round-up of other important news from the past few weeks.
This week we look at how the plans to move to more integrated care will affect the service, as NHS England begins to finalise its consultation.
Talk of restructuring the NHS recently hit the mainstream media as the Government begins to look at how it can take forward NHS England’s recent legislative proposals for integrated care systems.
Clinical commissioning groups planning to merge in April can still do so, NHS England has confirmed.
Over 12m people in the UK have now received their first dose of a Covid-19 vaccine, helping to protect the priority population groups and health and care workers.
The ABHI has revealed that the minister for covid vaccine deployment, Nadhim Zahawi, has confirmed that staff who meet certain criteria should be considered frontline staff and prioritised accordingly.
A round-up of other important news from the past few weeks
Away from the world focus on Covid, it is positive to see movement on the NHS Medtech Funding Mandate.
The NHS Medtech Funding Mandate, a new policy aimed at accelerating the uptake of medical devices, diagnostics and digital products in the NHS has been unveiled.
The Covid-19 vaccination programme continues to accelerate with 30 new NHS vaccination centres opening in January
The 2021 APBI Code has been approved by ABPI members and will come into operation on 1 July 2021.
A round-up of other important developments from the past few weeks.
A UK-wide Covid-19 vaccines delivery plan is out, explaining some of the Government decisions and outlining next steps in getting the country vaccinated.
The Government has published its UK Covid-19 vaccines delivery plan, setting out how the largest vaccination programme in British history will be delivered.
The Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) has authorised the Moderna vaccine following months of clinical trials involving tens of thousands of people.
NHS England leaders have written to the service with its operational priorities for winter and beyond
One of the most significant impacts of the first wave of the coronavirus pandemic was a sharp reduction in the number of people coming forward and being referred urgently with suspected cancer and referred from screening programmes.
It was positive news when a 90-year-old grandmother hit the headlines around the world.
Hospitals have begun the national programme of vaccinating priority groups against coronavirus.
After the start to the coronavirus vaccination programme led by hospital hubs, hundreds of primary care network-led local vaccination services are opening across England.
Rising numbers of patients are having to wait more than a year for surgery due to the effect coronavirus has had on hospital care, NHS performance statistics show.
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