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Using innovation to enhance the work & productivity of junior health & care roles

Using innovation to enhance the work & productivity of junior health & care roles
Author: John Craig, Chief Executive, Care City We are proud and delighted to be launching a new Test Bed programme at Care City, on behalf of NHS England and the Office for Life Sciences and together with our consortium partners. The Test Bed will seek to transform outcomes, experiences and efficiency for people with long-term conditions. In a...
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Health innovators aren't rocket scientists, but we can learn from NASA

John Craig, Chief Executive of Care City, blogs about their experience of innovation and improvement through their work as an NHS England Test Bed.Saturn V launched the first space station, but legend has it that the plans for the rocket were lost. In recent years, NASA scientists looking to re-energise lunar exploration have not been working from ...
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Can Social Prescribing really transform the NHS?

Can Social Prescribing really transform the NHS?
'Self-care' is it a buzz word or a priority topic for our health & care industry? This week's annual Self Care Health Awareness Week, running 13-19 November, certainly suggests the latter. The week focuses on embedding support for self-care across communities, families and generations. Much support is already out there, including...
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Why pharmacies are indispensable.

Why pharmacies are indispensable.
Following the recent success of our new AF Pathway launch at EXPO, John Craig, our Chief Executive blogs about the importance of pharmacies in delivering an extended patient service and relieving pressure on GP's.Under pressure, often people find the right answers. At home with my baby son, worrying and unable to see a GP, I went to a hig...
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Turning brilliant into life-saving at Care City

Turning brilliant into life-saving at Care City
Today, we launch our new life-saving Atrial Fibrillation Pathway at the Health and Care Innovation EXPO 2017. John Craig, Chief Executive, Care City shares his thoughts on how creativity and collaboration can lead to better patient outcomes and experiences, and lower costs...Care City delivers no services, but today we launch an entire patient...
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