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.
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.
Specially developed to enable organisations to measure the morale of their staff, the bedrock of performance.
Offers predictive, expert and exclusive content on all NHS commissioners and providers.
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.
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.
A Commissioning Support Unit (CSU) working across England to support NHS Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) and others in carrying out commissioning functions.
Provides expert support and advice to help clinical commissioners to deliver improved health services to local populations.
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.
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.
Offers substantial advice and reference sections on conditions, treatments, and keeping good health. Also includes a decription of the National Health Service.
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.
National provider of high-quality information, data and IT systems for health and social care.
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 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.
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.
A comprehensive guide to the NHS Pension Scheme, with information for members and for employers.
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.
Programme that systematically gathers the views of patients about the care they have recently received.
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.