Health landscape report: 1- 5 April 2024

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This weekly report shares new data and policy information relating to general practice, with selected facts and figures highlighted.

This report is a flexible summary, with the aim of sharing and highlighting a wide range of data and policy information relating to London general practice published in a given week. Where we view information to be of significant interest it is reproduced directly below the links to make the key points quicker to digest.  

Please feel free to share any useful stats/links you think we could include in future reports.  

Official bodies    

NHS Digital 

Department for Health and Social Care 

UK Health Security Agency 

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency 

Policy, think tanks, charities and representative bodies    

King’s Fund 

  • Report: With a return to basics, is the spring Budget a game changer for NHS technology?[5/4]  
  • What is the intended use of the funding?
    • A large proportion of the funding – £2 billion – is allocated towards improving fragmented and outdated IT systems across the NHS. 
    • In a system where 8% of GP time is lost to IT issues, nurses have heavy laptops that lack sufficient battery life, and 22% of doctors say their IT systems are not fit for purpose, this investment and focus is much needed. 

Nuffield Trust 


London Trusts    

Barts Health NHS Trust

    • Magdi Yaqoob, Professor of Nephrology and Transplantation at The Royal London Hospital and Queen Mary University of London, has been awarded the prestigious Schrier Award for expanding access to kidney care and reducing health inequalities in Bangladesh.

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust 

North London Mental Health Partnership 

    • Together with the Office for Veterans’ Affairs (OVA), NHS England is encouraging veterans to let their GP practice know they have served in the UK Armed Forces. 

St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust