Health landscape report: 4 – 8 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 


Department for Health and Social Care 

  • The British Medical Association (BMA) and Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association (HCSA) will put the offer forward for a vote in the coming weeks. 
  • NHS-funded nursing care rates provided to care homes for the nursing needs of their residents are rising in April. 


Government Actuary’s Department 


NHS Networks  


Policy, think tanks, charities and representative bodies    

NHS Confederation 

  • One of the most comprehensive reports into the state of the NHS communications profession is published 5 March. 


NHS Providers 

  • Senior doctors across England will vote on a new pay offer from the government. 


King’s Fund   

  • This blog recaps the key health and care spending announcements from the spring Budget 2024 which is the last budget before the next general election. 

Nuffield Trust 


London Trusts    

Barts Health NHS Trust 

  • Barts Health NHS Trust are expanding and strengthening their informatics team as a direct result of their work to spread a common electronic patient record (EPR) across north east London. 

Central and West London London NHS Foundation Trust 

  • An Omnicell automated medicine cabinet has now been installed at Beatrice Place in Kensington and Chelsea, the latest in many implemented at CNWL. 

Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust 

  • Guy’s and St Thomas’ have honoured their outstanding staff, who go above and beyond in caring for patients, families, and supporting one another, in the first Trust Awards since the pandemic. 

Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust 

  • Imperial College Healthcare NHS Trust achieved its third consecutive year of improvement in the 2023 national NHS staff survey. 

University College London Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust    

  • UCLH has received the highest score of all general acute and acute/community NHS trusts in England for staff that would recommend them as a place to work.