NHS Plan

NHS Plan

A radical action plan published by the Secretary of State for Health in 2000, which delineated the UK government’s health priorities for the next 10 years, which included:
• Modernising the NHS;
• Increasing staff, including consultants, GPs, nurses, midwives, therapists, and other NHS staff and doctors in training, by increasing the number of medical school places. The plan included proposals to reform the senior house officer (SHO) grade and introduce the Postgraduate Medical Education Training Board (PMETB);
• Adding more beds;
• Improving the quality of the catering;
• Cleaning the wards;
• Updating IT;
• Introduciing new services;
• Shortening waiting times for health services;
• Moving healthcare closer to people’s homes;
• Implementing a coherent Cancer Plan based on the recommendations of the Calman Hine Report.
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Hume added: "Our responsible NHS plan would enable us to do three big things.
Overweight doctors and nurses will take part in weight loss competitions under an NHS plan to tackle obesity, reports the Sun newspaper.
Condensing a much longer report commissioned by the NIHR SDO, professors from the University of Southhampton examine the launch and operation of eight treatment centers from 2003 to 2006 as part of the 2000 NHS Plan.
Mr Blair will tell an audience of doctors and nurses that the health service has reached a "crunch point" in the ten-year reform programme set out in the Government's NHS Plan of 2000.
The Government has failed to deliver the extra consultants and specialist registrars promised at the launch of its NHS Plan in 2000, according to a census of surgery in England and Wales.
It supports the development of a culture of lifelong learning, and recognises that CPD should help deliver the health outcomes and priorities of the NHS as outlined in the NHS Plan (2000), by enabling all staff to expand and fulfill their potential.
The NHS plan is to get those suffering with mild ailments to pop into to health centres like Warren Farm instead of besieging local accident and emergency departments.
Five years after the NHS Plan was first introduced in 2000 to improve all facets of the service, Sir Nigel said noticeable changes had been made.
The NHS Plan 2000 is for at least 3,000 replacements, refurbishments or new premises plus 500 one-stop shops.
The spending watchdog assessed progress made by all health trusts in England since the NHS Plan was published in 2000.
Junior doctors are taking legal action over the Government's seven-day NHS plan after raising PS115,000 through crowdfunding.