To offer better outcomes for patients and improved care, NHS Vale of York Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) has recently commissioned a review of local neurology services. The review undertaken by Neurological Commissioning Support (NCS) has produced a report and recommendations for the CCG.
As Sapphire Nurse Consultant for Epilepsy Commissioning, Juliet Ashton will be providing expert advice and support to Clinical Commissioning Groups. The aim of this is to improve local services and outcomes for people with epilepsy.
The Nuffield Trust, with funding from Macmillan Cancer Support and support from NHS England, ACEVO and Neurological Commissioning Support has published a report examining the role of the voluntary sector in providing commissioning support.
A report by BBC Two current affairs programme, Newsnight, reveals people with Parkinson’s are being systematically let down while millions of pounds are being wasted providing health and social care services that are not meeting their needs.
NCS is now working in the Hull and Yorkshire Hospitals NHS Trust area to develop an integrated care pathway (ICP) for multiple sclerosis (MS). The project aims to help commissioners better coordinate care for people with MS, from diagnosis right through to the end of life.