Summary for 2015

22 June 2017


In Newham there are just 53 GP practices to serve a growing population of over 300,000 patients. This presents a huge challenge to deliver high quality care with limited resources. UCLPartners and Newham Clinical Commissioning Group are working together to equip primary care staff in Newham with valu...

20 June 2017


The UCLPartners Board has announced the appointment of Dr Charlie Davie as Managing Director of UCLPartners after an extensive international search process. Charlie has been Managing Director of the UCLPartners Academic Health Science Network since April 2014 and interim Managing Director of UCLPartners since the ret...

15 June 2017


Digital technologies - from smartphone apps that help people successfully manage their diabetes, avoid "no shows" at hospitals, to tools that save time for nurses and paramedics - are beginning to transform London’s NHS services. For the first time, NHS providers in London have revealed the extent to which smartpho...

14 June 2017


The importance of an organisation’s culture has become more prominent in recent years following the publication of the Mid-Staffordshire Inquiry and the Berwick review and it is now accepted that healthy cultures are crucial to ensuring the delivery of high-quality patient care.  The Five Year Forward View (5YFV...

14 June 2017


In September 2016, the government announced funding totalling £816 million for ground-breaking research in the UK over five years. Funding was awarded to 20 National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Biomedical Research Centres (BRCs); NHS and University partnerships, which host the development of ground-breaki...

14 June 2017


Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) and sight loss as a result of diabetes are serious and common eye conditions that affect more than 625,000 people in the UK and over 100 million people worldwide.  Treatment of these conditions puts a huge pressure on the NHS and this is increasing with more people living lon...

14 June 2017


Increasing demands on general practice have intensified in recent years as the NHS struggles to train and retain GPs who are managing heavier and more complex workloads. As the NHS moves towards new models of care based around care closer to home, many activities previously undertaken in hospital settings are now b...

14 June 2017


The education of health professionals is fundamental to achieving the scale and pace of change needed to address the healthcare challenges we are facing in England. Substantial changes in the population’s healthcare needs amid increasing financial pressures mean that the NHS workforce will need to adapt to delive...

14 June 2017


Eliminating unacceptable variations in health indicators and the outcomes of care, integrating care and finite resources around the needs of patients and populations, and realising the potential of new technologies and digital platforms, all require the adoption and spread of effective innovative practices. ...