Thames Valley Health Innovation and Education Cluster (HIEC) is the mechanism by which good ideas that promote the welfare of patients in the Thames Valley area make their way into working practice as soon as possible.
How do we do this? We look for ideas and approaches that have proven their worth, and promote their adoption more broadly, so we can improve care for as many people as possible, right across our region. We work with NHS Trusts, universities, local authorities, charities and private sector companies who are at the forefront of innovative practice. Anybody who is enthusiastic about excellence in care really. Is that you?
Welcome to the April Bulletin from the Thames Valley Health Innovation and Education Cluster (HIEC). This month: What Do Patients Know, Are patients getting the service they need, The Health and Care System Explained, Health Care Reform and Updates to Contact Information. What Do Patients Know? On the 18th March, The Thames Valley Knowledge Team [...]
Join our event on – What do Patients Know? 18th March 2013, 4.00 – 6.00pm in the Hamble Room, Rivergate House, Newbury RG14 2PZ. Government policy puts patients at the heart of everything, in line with the stated policy of “no decision about me, without me”. Thames Valley HIEC’s next Partnership event looks at three different [...]
Goodbye to all that! And who is welcoming what comes next? Is the NHS liberated now? After nearly three years of anticipation and preparation, the new look NHS is in place and most of us seem to feel a huge sense of anti-climax. For all the pain suffered by displaced staff, and all the loss [...]