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A Picture of Health

The BBC and the OU came together to take a snapshot of a typical day in the 21st-century NHS.

Academic Health Science Networks

There are 15 Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) across England, established by NHS England in 2013 to spread innovation at pace and scale – improving health and generating economic growth.

The Academy of Fabulous Stuff

A collaboration to ensure best practice, great ideas and service solutions are available to all across the NHS and social care.

Centre for Sustainable Healthcare

Works to promote environmentally sustainable health and social care. Includes their programmes, projects, and campaigns, with news, blog and contacts. https://www.facebook.com/groups/241036792575863/ SusHealthcare

Department of Health & Social Care

Exists to improve the health and wellbeing of people in England, by providing strategic leadership to the NHS and social care organisations. https://www.facebook.com/healthconversations dhgovuk

Fab-O-Meter

Specially developed to enable organisations to measure the morale of their staff, the bedrock of performance.

Health Service Discounts

Provides exclusive money saving offers and deals for NHS staff. https://www.facebook.com/healthservicediscounts NHS_Discounts

Healthcare Staff Benefits

Local and national discounts for NHS Staff and their family members. https://www.facebook.com/pages/Healthcare-Staff-Benefits/387027651345685 Healthcaresb

HSJ Intelligence

Offers predictive, expert and exclusive content on all NHS commissioners and providers.

Involve

National advisory group, funded through the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), which promotes active public involvement in NHS, public health and social care research. Contains FAQ and information on how to get involved. NIHRINVOLVE

Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA)

The executive agency of the Department of Health, protecting and promoting public health and patient safety. https://www.facebook.com/mhragovuk MHRAgovuk

National Health Service History

Online version of Geoffrey Rivett's book, "From Cradle to Grave - the first 50 years of the NHS", a history covering 1948-1998, now extended to 2008.

National Institute for Clinical Excellence

An independent organisation providing guidance on health and clinical practice; includes details of its role, services, procedures, and contacts.

NECS

A Commissioning Support Unit (CSU) working across England to support NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and others in carrying out commissioning functions.

NEL CSU

Provides expert support and advice to help clinical commissioners to deliver improved health services to local populations.

NHS Benchmarking Network

Exists to identify and share good practice across the Health and Social Care sector.

NHS Business Services Authority

A Special Health Authority and an Arms Length Body of the Department of Health which provides a range of critical central services to NHS organisations, NHS contractors, patients and the public.

NHS Careers

Explores a wide variety of NHS careers, with fact sheets and real stories.

NHS Centre for Involvement

Supports and encourages the NHS and other organisations to involve patients and the public in health and social care decision-making.

NHS Choices

Offers substantial advice and reference sections on conditions, treatments, and keeping good health. Also includes a decription of the National Health Service.

NHS Confederation

An independent membership body for the organisations that make up the NHS; works to inform and influence health care policy. Includes news, current priorities, specialist networks, and a listing of publications and briefings. https://plus.google.com/106668508713834005713/posts nhsconfed https://www.linkedin.com/company/nhs-confederation

NHS Digital

National provider of high-quality information, data and IT systems for health and social care.

NHS Improvement

National improvement programme working with clinical networks and NHS organisations to transform, deliver and sustain improvements across the entire pathway of care in cancer, cardiac, diagnostics and stroke services.

NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement

Supports the NHS to transform healthcare for patients and the public. Information on their work as available publications.

NHS Litigation Authority

A not-for-profit part of the NHS that manages negligence and other claims against the NHS in England on behalf of member organisations.

NHS Networks

Intended to connect people and places to ensure that the good things that are happening in the NHS are known by and influence as many people as possible.

NHS Pensions

A comprehensive guide to the NHS Pension Scheme, with information for members and for employers.

NHS Professionals

Provider of managed flexible worker service to the NHS. https://www.facebook.com/NHSProfessionals nhspbank https://www.linkedin.com/company/nhs-professionals/

NHS Supply Chain

Manages the sourcing, delivery and supply of health care and food products to the NHS and healthcare organisations in England and Wales.

NHS Surveys

Programme that systematically gathers the views of patients about the care they have recently received.

NIHR Health Services and Delivery Research (HS&DR)

Funds research to improve the quality, effectiveness and accessibility of the NHS; describes current and past programmes, with a history, news, and contacts.

seAp Advocacy

An independent charity commissioned by the local authorities to provide advocacy support for individuals making a complaint about any aspect of NHS treatment.

UK Screening Portal

Advises government and the NHS in the four UK countries about all aspects of screening and supports implementation nationwide. Provides a guide to screening programmes, with information for professionals and the public.

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