Tag Archives: NHS England

NHS seeks feedback from BME cancer patients

NHS England Chief Executive Simon Stevens today issued an appeal for more black and ethnic minority (BME) patients to help improve cancer care by sharing their experiences. The annual National Cancer Patient Experience Survey shows that BME people who respond to the surveys, report a poorer experience of cancer care compared to white British patients. Speaking at the… Read More »

New appointments to tackle NHS race equality

NHS England is pleased to announce two senior appointments to ensure employees from black and ethnic minority (BME) backgrounds have equal access to career opportunities and receive fair treatment in all NHS workplaces. Following a competitive selection process, Yvonne Coghill OBE has been appointed as Director, Workforce Race Equality Standard Implementation, and Roger Kline has been appointed as… Read More »

The NHS is on the cusp of an innovation revolution

Dr Mahiben Maruthappu, the co-founder of the NHS Innovation Accelerator programme looks at the transitions facing healthcare, and states that the NHS is on the cusp of an innovation revolution. Technology continues to disrupt the world we live in. Newspapers are digital. Cars are electric. Amazon and iTunes are the department and music stores of today. Visiting travel… Read More »