These send information about how our site is used to a service called Google Analytics. We use this information to improve our site. Let us know if this is OK. Change my preferences I'm OK with analytics cookies. NHS England has published a refreshed business plan , describing its role in delivering high quality care for all, now and for future generations. It describes a strong focus on maintaining and improving present NHS performance and looking to the future to secure a sustainable NHS.
Putting the patient first
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Putting Patients First: government publishes response to Francis Report
Scientific breakthroughs are vital, but new blueprint will fail unless people get more power and responsibility. T he newly-unveiled NHS long-term plan reveals an extraordinary breadth of ambition for improving healthcare over the coming decade. While it includes exciting developments in cutting-edge technology, such as gene therapy and artificial intelligence, the greatest improvements in care and outcomes will come not from scientific breakthroughs but from people: by harnessing the power and talents of patients and NHS staff.
I nnovation was marked by the new NHS England chief executive Simon Stevens as a major priority in his maiden speech in post. He said breaking down barriers to driving innovation from organisations inside and outside the health service would be a make or break issue for the future. However, with the negative coverage of the replacement of Choose and Book , it is clear internal and external innovators will need all the help Stevens and others can give them to help cut through red tape and ingrained ways of working. Here are my five top tips on how to establish new, efficient and modern ways of working which de-risk projects, speed up innovation and deliver for patients:.