Health landscape report: 11 – 15 March 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 

  • The NHS England corporate records management policy sets out the organisational records management requirements for the joint organisation and provides advice and guidance to all NHS England staff on the creation, management, storing and disposal of records. 

Department for Health and Social Care 

  • Patients benefit from tests and scans at 155 centres now open in England, with AI scanners on the way to further bolster diagnostic offer. 

UK Health Security Agency 

Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency 

  • A company director and his pharmaceutical manufacturing company were sentenced in court after pleading guilty to two charges of falsifying data that supported the shelf life of a medicine, adversely affecting its quality in order to obtain a licence to sell the medicine in the UK. 


Policy, think tanks, charities and representative bodies    

NHS Confederation 

  • NHS leaders responded to an NHS Confederation survey asking for their views on the current state of equality and diversity across the health service. 
  • NHS ambulance leaders are calling for a fresh approach to designing and delivering urgent and emergency care. 

King’s Fund 

NHS Providers 

Nuffield Trust 


London Trusts    

Central and North West London London NHS Foundation Trust 

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust 

  • Guy’s and St Thomas’ trialled an e-cargo bike to test whether it will help staff beat London traffic to get to patients faster – while reducing carbon emissions from travel. 

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 

  • One of the largest NHS pathology providers in the UK is the latest member to join the partnership group. 

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust