NHS England and NHS Improvement are working together to act as a single organisation. Our aim is to better support the NHS and help improve care for patients. Our podcast will be providing commentary and information about NHS health care services, policy and success stories.
Episode 25 - Integrated care: a mental health collaborative
The creation of a shared purpose is seeing great improvements for patients in the Sussex Health and Care Partnership, as organisations in the integrated care system work closer together to meet the changing needs of the local population. A great example of this is the Mental Health Collaborative that recognises mental health and wellbeing as the responsibility of the whole health and care system. And, in this 17 minute podcast we hear from those involved in the collaborative and how closer working and gathered learning that informs future practice, centred around the patient’s perspective, can reap huge benefits for residents.
Episode 24 - Primary care networks: delivering a digital response to the pandemic, and beyond
Working in networks primary care services have been coming together to offer a safe, digital response to the pandemic, and in this podcast we hear from two primary care networks who discuss the challenges they’ve overcome to ensure greater access for patients moving forward.
NHS - For expert advice on minor illnesses, talk to your pharmacist – Audio information
Audio information from the NHS about help and advice your pharmacist can give you, including help with minor illnesses, help with your medicines and other services.
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For more information go to nhs.uk/pharmacyadvice
Episode 23 - Primary care: reducing health inequalities through primary care networks
Olivia Butterworth, Head of Public Participation at NHS England and NHS Improvement joins resident GP trainee Dr Will Owen to discuss health inequalities and the opportunities primary care networks offer to connect with community groups and better reflect all parts of the population they serve.
Episode 22 - NHS Assembly: access to General Practice
The last session of the fourth meeting of the NHS Assembly focused on the Future of General Practise. Listen to our third and final podcast to find out what happened when Simon Enright, caught up with Dr Vishanka Ratnasuriya and Clare Gerada after their session.
The podcast also features an interview with Dr Nikki Kanani, Director of Primary Care for NHS England and NHS Improvement who is chairing the national access review for General Practice.
Episode 21 - NHS Assembly: challenging discrimination
Prerana Issar, Chief People Officer at NHS England and NHS Improvement returned to the Assembly to discuss the work needed to support the implementation of the NHS people plan.
Building on this discussion in the second podcast we've created a special podcast about supporting NHS staff, and stamping out racism in the NHS. This conversation features Prerana Issar, Chief People Officer at NHS England and NHS Improvement and Assembly Members Russell Viner and Fatima Khan Shah.