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  • Important guidance setting out steps to be taken during 2015/16 to start delivering the NHS Five Year Forward View has recently been published. The Forward View into action: planning for 2015/16 aims to establish a firm foundation for longer term transformation of the NHS. There are a number of significant areas in which our services support delivery of the 2015/16 steps. For example, AHSNs (and, in some parts of the country, Academic Health Science Centres) will partner with statutory, voluntary and private sector organisations to focus on deploying and evaluating the impact of different technologies and innovations working in combination. More details are expected in March 2015 ...
  • Technologies such as telehealth, telecare, telemedicine, telecoaching and self-care apps have the potential to transform the way people engage in and control their own healthcare, empowering them to manage it in a way that is right for them. The Technology Enabled Care Services (TECS) Resource for Commissioners has been developed by NHS commissioners, supported by the NHS Commissioning Assembly Quality Working Group, to help maximise the value of technology enabled care services for patients, carers, commissioners and the whole health economy. This resource raises awareness of how the wide range of TECS can support commissioning intentions and benefit patients, commissioners, families, health and social care professionals and provider managers. It also addresses the demand from commissioners for information on how to commission, procure, implement and evaluate these types of solutions effectively ...
  • NHS England’s approach to partnership and planning for 2015/16. This document describes the approach for national and local organisations to make a start in 2015/16 towards fulfilling the vision set out in the NHS Five Year Forward View, whilst at the same time delivering the high quality, timely care that the people of England expect today. The NHS continues to provide a high standard of care for our country’s growing population and ageing population - but demand is rising and services are under pressure. The NHS has received an increased financial settlement next year, which will help in managing current pressures and kick start the new ways of providing care as signalled in the Forward View. However, the challenge for NHS staff and leaders of delivering high quality care within the available resources is as great as it has ever been ...
  • This 2014 global life sciences outlook examines the current state of the sector, describes the top issues facing stakeholders, provides a snapshot of activity in a number of geographic markets, and suggests considerations for companies as they seek to grow revenue and market share in 2014 and beyond ...
  • The reconfiguration of clinical services has attracted public and political controversy over the life of the NHS. Financial and workforce constraints, now and in the future, suggest that the pressure to reconfigure services will continue to grow. This King’s Fund paper provides new insights into the drivers of reconfiguration and the underpinning evidence. It builds on a major analysis, commissioned by the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), of reviews of service reconfigurations conducted by the National Clinical Advisory Team (NCAT). Here, we set out the main findings of the analysis and discuss their implications for the NHS ...