NHiS Commissioning Excellence, which helps the NHS and related patient organisations to plan and commission services, has appointed Laurence Mascarenhas as an Associate Director for its mental health support service.
The NHS must invest in new technology if innovative models of care being trialled by its vanguards are to be rolled out, according to a report by NHiS Commissioning Excellence, which helps the NHS plan and commission patient services.
This MS Awareness Week the MS Trust is highlighting the need for fair and equitable services for people with MS following their survey of 2000 people which shows there is a growing disparity in the care on offer.
Today a report is published which brings new insight into how people with various neurological conditions can be better supported to stay well.
A new best practice pathway for the use of non-oral treatments in Parkinson’s has been devised by clinicians to make the referral process for these therapies more explicit.
Ambulatory care sensitive conditions (ACSC’s) are conditions where effective community care and case management can help prevent the need for hospital admission. There are 19 ACSC’s identified:
In my previous blogs about our report on MS admissions, I highlighted the vast and costly scale of emergency admissions in MS, and that the most common reasons for these are largely avoidable ones.