Wellards updates

Test beds: how is the NHS learning from innovations?

Test beds: how is the NHS learning from innovations? 01 Jul 2015 Are you aware that at least five 'test beds' will be appointed this year and will be handed a small amount of funding to test how innovations can work in the NHS? Learn th...

Wellards review of the NHS in Wales: out now

Wellards review of the NHS in Wales: out now 30 Jun 2015 The review will explore: The first NHS Wales annual quality statement was published in June 2015, do you know what the eight key areas they will focus on next year? What is the mai...

How has the CSU landscape changed?

How has the CSU landscape changed? 18 Jun 2015 How many CSUs have gained a place on the lead provider framework? What commissioning support functions do CSUs provide? Will the number of private providers supplying commissioning support enabl...

What are the vanguards and why do they matter?

What are the vanguards and why do they matter? 08 Jun 2015 Vanguards are testing the new models of care detailed in the NHS five year forward view that will drive government health policy for the foreseeable future. It is essential pharma and medtech re...

Quick & Easy podcasts

Quick & Easy podcasts 04 Jun 2015 In a hurry? Not sure where to start? Daunted by the complexity of the NHS? If so, Wellards Q&E podcasts could be your salvation. In an informal and highly accessible way (and...

Ophthalmology in the NHS: review out now

Ophthalmology in the NHS: review out now 01 Jun 2015 Are you up to date on the latest changes to ophthalmology policy in the NHS in 2015? The ophthalmology review will help you discover: What general themes are emerging in ophthal...

What's new?

NHS England makes exception for Manchester CCGs in devolution drive

26 Jun 2015

What's the latest in the CSU saga? Greater Manchester clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) have been spared going to market to procure external support services so they can concentrate...

Private provider is preferred bidder for a £400m contract to oversee NHS administration

26 Jun 2015

How will using a private provider affect primary care in England? Private provider Capita is the preferred bidder for a seven to 10 year £400m contract to supply administrative support...

NICE suspected cancer guidelines to find cases earlier

26 Jun 2015

What's different about NICE's new approach to cancer diagnosis? Guidelines development officials have recommended a new approach to cancer diagnosis that they hope will lead to...

CCGs choose not to replace the QOF

26 Jun 2015

Why, given the QOF is unpopular, do CCGs not want to replace it? None of the CCGs that has the power to replace the GP reward system, the quality and outcomes framework (QOF), will be...

Upcoming events

8 July 2015

WEBEX: Oncology in the NHS: engaging cancer stakeholders, 10:00am - 10:45am

The first in our series of oncology webexes looked at who the stakeholders in oncology are. The seco...

29 September 2015

The NHS – What's happening?, The King's Fund, London

Join us during the last days of summer for a special event in which your experts at Wellards will u...

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