Tagged with 'nhs'

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How can helplines navigate the complex commissioning landscape?

In the first of a series of blog posts we look at the topics from this year’s six Conference seminar sessions. We were joined by Ruth Robertson, Senior Fellow at The King’s Fund, who delivered a seminar that focussed on NHS Commissioning ‘Making the numbers count: A simple guide to… Read More

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NHS pledges £1bn to improve mental health care, but local helplines face closure due to funding cuts

Former Health Minister Norman Lamb speaks out against local closure of helpline providing mental health support. The NHS has recently promised that people facing a mental health crisis will be able to get effective care 24 hours a day, seven days a week as part of the biggest transformation of… Read More

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What does care.data mean for your helpline?

The NHS has been collecting useful information about care and treatment provided in hospitals for some time, but hasn’t been collecting enough information about the care provided in places such as care homes, community services and GP practices. This means no-one really knows how well all the different parts of… Read More