High quality care for all, now and for future generations: Engagement on the Urgent and Emergency Care Review

Closed 11 Aug 2013

Opened 17 Jun 2013

Overview

The urgent and emergency care system in England plays a critical role in the NHS, providing care for patients who need medical help quickly and unexpectedly. It’s important therefore that we build a safe, more efficient and sustainable system for the future.

In January 2013 Professor Sir Bruce Keogh announced a review into the way the NHS responds to and receives emergency patients, called the Urgent and Emergency Care Review.

 

Why We Are Consulting

The Review has developed an evidence base for change, emerging principles on how a future system might be shaped, objectives which the new system would seek to achieve, and possible implementation options.

Please help us by commenting on the work so far, and by making suggestions which will help us to strengthen this work and the evidence base.

What Happens Next

This is the first stage of this review and your views are vital to help us with our work going forward. We will consider the comments received to revise the evidence base, and build upon the emerging principles. 

This will enable us to draw some firm conclusions on future system design objectives and implementation options. The revised evidence base for improving urgent and emergency care in England and the principles for the future delivery of care will be published in Autumn 2013.

Audiences

  • GPs
  • Nurses
  • Health visitors
  • Clinicians
  • Managers
  • Commissioners
  • Directors of public health
  • Pharmacists
  • Doctors
  • Midwives
  • Health care assistants
  • Healthcare scientists
  • Paramedics
  • Dentists
  • Art therapists
  • Drama therapists
  • Music therapists
  • Chiropodists/podiatrists
  • Dietitians
  • Occupation therapists
  • Orthotists
  • Orthopists
  • Prosthesists
  • Physiotherapists
  • Diagnostic radiographers
  • Therapeutic radiographers
  • Speech and language therapists
  • Childcare providers
  • Allied health professionals
  • Care-givers
  • Ophthalmic practitioners
  • Responsible officers
  • Clinical psychologists
  • Paediatric neuropsychologists
  • Foundation trusts
  • Mental health trusts
  • Community healthcare trusts
  • Tribunal service
  • Clinical commissioning groups (CCGs)
  • Commissioning support units (CSUs)
  • Strategic clinical networks (SCNs)
  • Care Quality Commission
  • Health Education England
  • Health Protection Agency
  • Local Government Association
  • Monitor
  • National Institute for Health and Care Excellence
  • Health and Wellbeing boards
  • Healthwatch (national and local)
  • Health and Social Care Information Centre
  • NHS Trust Development Authority
  • National directors
  • Regional directors
  • Area Team directors
  • All NHS England Staff
  • Voluntary groups
  • Community groups
  • Charities
  • Advocacy or support organisations
  • DH third sector strategic partners
  • Regulatory bodies
  • Academic/professional institutions
  • Employer representatives
  • Employee representatives
  • Trade unions
  • Deaneries
  • Higher education institutions
  • Royal Colleges
  • Service providers
  • Local authorities
  • Social care providers
  • Patients
  • Carers
  • Service users
  • Retailers
  • Suppliers
  • Information providers
  • Information professionals
  • Informatics professionals

Interests

  • Patient and public voice
  • Equality and diversity
  • Reducing health inequalities
  • Partnerships and relationships
  • Specialised commissioning
  • Primary care
  • Military
  • Offender
  • Public
  • Integrated care
  • Nursing vision
  • NHS Constitution
  • NHS Outcomes Framework
  • Equalities Act and new health inequalities duties
  • Choice and competition
  • NHS resilience and emergency preparedness
  • Health and Social Care Information Strategy
  • Information governance
  • Financial system controls
  • The mandate
  • System wide approach to quality
  • Commissioning
  • NHS England