Outstanding NHS Staff recognised in national Our Health Heroes Awards by Skills for Health and NHS Employers for amazing contributions. Hundreds of individuals have been nominated for the Our Health Heroes Outstanding Contribution award, sponsored by NHS Employers. Meet our finalists • Cordy Gaubert is a Clinical Specialist Physiotherapist at Bradford Teaching Hospitals NHS Trusts […]

Since winning the Excellence in Emergency and Urgent Care Award we have been inundated with requests to establish the course at different sites across the UK. The demand far exceeds our capacity to deliver our training, but we endeavour to accommodate as many requests as possible, all at low cost. By the end of 2019, […]

CRN workforce and structure 15 Local Clinical Research Networks National Coordinating Centre Network funded staff in NHS hospital trusts, Universities and other health and social care settings 30 clinical specialties managed via six specialty cluster leads with oversight from the CRN Executive Team How the CRN works The CRN supports studies by: Funding research support […]

What’s the challenge? Definition of Healthy Ageing Healthy ageing is the process of optimising opportunities for physical, social and mental health to enable older people to take an active part in society without discrimination and to enjoy an independent and good quality of life. The challenge of Healthy Ageing The need for healthy ageing is […]

THE NIHR The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) is funded by the Department of Health to improve the health and wealth of the nation through research. The NIHR plays a key role in the Government’s strategy for economic growth, attracting investment by the life-sciences industries through its world-class infrastructure for health research. Together, the […]

Current policy frameworks In England the 3 million lives programme is set to extend telehealth and telecare to at least 3 million more people over five years from December 2011 David Cameron Digital Health Modality Descriptions Telecare – Devices in or away from the home that support independence, that can be used as stand alone or […]

NHS England TECHNOLOGY ENABLED CARE SERVICES (TECS) 3 Million Lives 2014-17 National Delivery Plan To support Integrated Care Management of long term conditions and the enablement of seven day services Work with NHS, Social Care, Housing and other key stakeholders to simplify procurement and commissioning processes The Whole System Demonstrator (WSD) was the largest randomised control […]

Today’s Talk Geriatric Medicine in England Frailty- frailty identification tool, flag and register Comprehensive Geriatric Assessment Deconditioning awareness campaign I am not here today to teach you medicine –my focus will be on Geriatric medicine in England. I will share with you some of the success stories and challenges we are facing in UK, Also […]