NHS England announces a further £150m to improve patient safety and care

January 29, 2014

Source:  NHS England

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Date of publication:  December 2013

Publication type:  News item

In a nutshell:  To help improve patient safety and help to make the NHS the safest healthcare system in the world, hospitals are to get a further £150 million boost. NHS England has worked with Monitor and they expect the money to be used to both improve safety and to ensure that patients are treated with care and compassion, such as employing extra nurses.  The money will come from Clinical Commissioning Groups usual financial settlement.

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Service making pledge on patient safety

August 31, 2012

Source: The Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust

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Date of publication:   July 2012

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In a nutshell:  This news article shows how one hospital is turning around their poor track record, putting patients at the heart of ophthalmology care.  The whole service is being redesigned and the team is working with their local Clinical Commissioning Group to ensure that the re-launched service will improve patient safety.

CCGs already improving patient care

August 31, 2012

Source: Kings Fund

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Date of publication: July 2012

Publication type:  Article

In a nutshell:  This article looks at Clinical Commissioning Groups and the impact they are already making in the area of improving patient care.