Guide to the Healthcare System in England

November 2016

NHS NEWS

Country of origin: UK

A new guide explains organisations in the healthcare system and how they work together and includes the Statement of NHS Accountability.

The Guide to the Healthcare System in England covers:

providing care
commissioning care
safeguarding patients
empowering patients and local communities
education and training
supporting providers of care
the role of the Secretary of State for Health

The accountability statement explains how decision making works in the NHS and fulfils the commitment set out in principle 7 of the NHS Constitution.

The guide will be updated annually.

Resources

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Emergency Planning For NHS Organisations November 2017 Guidance on arrangements for service provision during a major incident has been published by the Department of Health. It...
Tackling Healthcare Associated Infections November 2017 Information on recent initiatives to tackle healthcare associated infections and details of new ideas to promote clean and...
Clean, Safe Care: Reducing Infections And Saving Lives November 2017 A document has been published which draws together recent initiatives to tackle healthcare associated infections and...
What Matters To Patients, Public And Staff October 2017 Research undertaken by the Department of Health has revealed what really matters to NHS staff and its users. Findings...
Tool Helps Prevent Patients Re-admissions October 2017 An advanced tool that enables primary care trusts (PCTs) to identify patients most at risk of emergency re-admission to...
Dr Foster Intelligence September 2017 Dr Foster works with healthcare organisations to achieve sustainable improvements in their performance through better use...
Leadership guide September 2017 The NHS Leadership Framework is now available and is applicable to everyone in health and care, no matter what their...
Hospital Guide August 2017 How healthy is your hospital? Understanding the reasons behind clinical outcomes is a key step in improving patient...
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