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The latest developments from within the NHS – specifically selected for industry.
A fairly quiet period of purdah before the 6th May local and London elections saw the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) formally launch its five-year strategy, focusing on new treatments, technologies and innovations.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has formally launched a five-year strategy, focusing on new treatments, technologies and innovations.
The Department of Health and Social Care has announced that over a quarter of all adults in the UK have now received both doses of a Covid-19 vaccine in the latest vaccination milestone.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has approved two cancer treatments for use across the UK
A round-up of other important news from the past few weeks.
The NHS has unveiled its 2021/22 priorities and operational planning guidance, setting out six priority areas for the year ahead.
The Government has published its Mandate to NHS England and NHS Improvement, the annual document which lays out objectives and budgets for the health system.
NICE has published a single guideline for the management of Covid-19 in children and adults.
The UK Health Security Agency (UKHSA), a new organisation responsible for leading protection against future health threats, has been up and running since 1 April 2021.
The final integrated care systems have been formalised for England and are set to start work next month. Are you aware how these new bodies are increasingly making decisions about strategy, budgets and services at a regional level?
The NHS has delivered on its commitment made in the NHS Long Term Plan to roll out 42 integrated care systems (ICSs) across the country.
NHS staff delivered almost 100,000 Covid jabs in a single hour on “Super Saturday” (20 March).
The Government has announced an extra £341m for adult social care. The money will pay for infection prevention control measures and support rapid testing to keep staff and residents safe in day and respite care, care homes and other community care settings.
NHS England has outlined an extension to the general practice Covid capacity expansion fund for 1 April to 30 September 2021, with £120m ringfenced exclusively for general practice.
The lead story this week was no doubt Rishi Sunak’s second Budget. Although media and political attention may have focused on the 1% pay rise for nurses, we look at some of the other details that may impact the life science industry.
This year's Budget set out a £65bn three-point plan to provide support for jobs and businesses as the nation emerges from Covid and begins the road to recovery. It contains announcements to support future changes to strengthen public finances.
According to a report by independent think-tank Reform, one in six people in England could be on an NHS waiting list by April.
The NHS has announced that the emergency Nightingale hospitals built in the first Covid-19 wave to handle the anticipated pressures on the health service are to close from next month.
NHS England has looked at how the NHS could work with national partners to identify and develop opportunities to find new uses for approved or promising drugs, to improve outcomes, patient experience and value for money.
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.
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
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