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IHPN Annual Report 2021/22

Date of publication: 1st Apr 2022

IHPN’s Annual Report 2021/22 highlights some of our key achievements over the last year, and how we’ve supported our members to deliver great care to both NHS and private patients.

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Doctors in Training in the Independent Sector: How independent healthcare providers have supported NHS junior doctors through the pandemic and beyond

Date of publication: 10th Mar 2022

This report looks at how independent healthcare providers have supported NHS junior doctors through the pandemic and what more can be done to ensure trainee clinicians can more easily access high quality training in the independent sector.

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Working together during the pandemic and beyond: NHS and independent providers collaboration on patient safety and quality of care

Date of publication: 21st Dec 2021

This report looks at how NHS and independent sector providers worked together during the pandemic to deliver safe, high quality patient care and how local regions and integrated care systems can build on this collaborative working going forward.

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IHPN Industry Barometer: State of the Sector 2021

Date of publication: 30th Sep 2021

IHPN’s second annual Industry Barometer provides a snapshot of how senior leaders across the independent healthcare sector feel about all their key markets and the issues affecting their business

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Effective system working: How ICSs can support a plural NHS provider ecosystem

Date of publication: 3rd Aug 2021

This new report looks at the experiences of independent healthcare providers in engaging with Integrated Care Systems (ICSs) and how the sector can work together more effectively with these new systems for the benefit of NHS patients.

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Medical Practitioners Assurance Framework

Date of publication: 23rd Oct 2019

The Medical Practitioners Assurance Framework (MPAF) has been developed to improve consistency around effective clinical governance for medical practitioners across the independent sector and to raise the bar in medical leadership.

The framework was developed under the leadership of former National Medical Director at NHS England, Sir Bruce Keogh with expert input from a balance of IHPN members and key external stakeholders. These included the Patients Association, General Medical Council, Care Quality Commission, Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England/Improvement and Royal Colleges. The MPAF is designed to align with existing legal and regulatory frameworks and work towards them being better implemented, rather than adding more bureaucracy.

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Working together during the second and third waves of covid19

Date of publication: 27th May 2021

This report shines a light on how independent primary, community and diagnostics providers have been supporting the NHS during the second and third waves of the covid19 pandemic.

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Working together during covid19 - NHS and independent hospital partnerships one year on from the start of the pandemic

Date of publication: 22nd Mar 2021

This report shines a light on what has been achieved over the last 12 months as part of the national covid19 partnership between the NHS and independent hospitals.

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Working together during covid19 - NHS and independent hospital partnerships one year on from the start of the pandemic infographic

Date of publication: 23rd Mar 2021

This infographic shines a light on what has been achieved over the last 12 months as part of the national covid19 partnership between the NHS and independent hospitals.

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Working in the independent healthcare sector - infographic

Date of publication: 18th Dec 2020

This infographic highlights what the independent healthcare sector has to offer to both current and prospective employees in terms of “careers, control and culture”

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