Orthopaedics lead wanted to support Midlands elective delivery
NHS England and NHS Improvement is recruiting for a clinical lead for orthopaedics in the Midlands region. The candidate will provide advice, input and support to the Midlands Elective Delivery Programme (MEDP), supporting ICSs in the regional delivery of the High-Volume Low Complexity (HVLC) agenda, development of elective surgical hubs, adaptation and adoption of standardised HVLC pathways and top decile GIRFT performance in outcomes and productivity. More details here.
National Stroke Service Model sets out best practice for care
NHS England and NHS Improvement has published the National Stroke Service Model outlining best practice for stroke care in England. The model sets out how integrated stroke delivery networks (ISDNs) in all areas of the country will bring services together to design optimal stroke care for patients. You can find the Model on the NHS England and NHS Improvement website here. For information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org
NICE publishes new impact report on diagnostic pathology
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a new impact report on diagnostic pathology. The report explores the progress being made in diagnostic pathology, as well as identifying where improvements still need to be made, and cites GIRFT as a key partner in supporting implementation. You can access the report on the NICE website, or read a blog about it here.