News

Critical Care Contingency Planning Materials November 2017 A set of general principles have been provided to guide all NHS organisations in developing their ability to respond to an emergency where the number of patients substantially exceeds normal... Read More →
Report On NHS Checks For Overseas Staff November 2017 NHS Boards have a high level of compliance with pre-employment screening procedures for staff recruited from outside the European Economic Area (EEA). Findings in a report from the Auditor General... Read More →
Design For Patient Safety October 2017 The Design for Patient Safety series looks at how better design can reduce risk, improve the working environment, and ensure better, patient-centred care.

The series is based on the belief... Read More →
Guidance On Fluoridation Of Drinking Water October 2017 A letter has been published which encourages SHAs and PCTs to consider fluoridation to reduce inequalities in oral health. It covers the legislative framework, the requirement for PCTs to assess the... Read More →
Improving Cleanliness And Infection Control October 2017 The Government recently announced a series of measures aimed at improving hospital cleanliness, including increasing the number of Matrons and giving more powers to nurses. This letter gives more... Read More →
A Guide To Developing HR Systems And Practices October 2017 A guide has been published to help aspirant and applicant Foundation Trusts in the development of the Leadership and Human Resource (HR) components of their Integrated Business Plan for formal... Read More →
Future Of Surgery To Take Place Close To Patients Homes October 2017 A report on the future of planned surgery, recommends that 80% of all surgery should be done locally with the remaining 20% of the more complex cases taking place at specialist centres where... Read More →
Dignity in Care Public Survey Report October 2017 This report provides a detailed summary of the Department of Health?s online public survey on Dignity in Care, set up to hear directly from the public about their own experiences of being treated... Read More →
Learning not blaming: response to 3 reports on patient safety September 2017 Learning not blaming sets out the government’s position on:

• the Freedom to Speak Up review by Sir Robert Francis QC: we are improving the incentives for staff to speak out against poor... Read More →
2015 Heatwave Plan for England September 2017 The 2015 Heatwave Plan for England was published recently, and the MET Office is issuing Heatwave alerts from 1 June to 15 September 2015. The Heatwave plan for England remains a central part of the... Read More →

Resources

Web Community For eHealth Procurers In EU August 2017 The community dedicated to eHealth procurers at ePractice.eu is an initiative sponsored by the European Commission to help...
Maximising Staff Engagement August 2017 NHS National Workforce Projects (NWP) was a partner in an innovative study in the United States looking at staff engagement...
Independent Website For Patients To Drive NHS Change August 2017 www.patientopinion.org.uk is an independent platform for patients to share their experiences and make informed choices...
Hospital Guide August 2017 How healthy is your hospital? Understanding the reasons behind clinical outcomes is a key step in improving patient...
Global Healthcare Resource August 2017 The US Institute for Healthcare Improvement free site enables healthcare professionals to tap the expertise of their...
Aiding Speedy Diagnosis August 2017 An on-line tool to help GPs and nurses make fast and accurate diagnoses of children?s illnesses has been officially...
Pandemic flu: managing demand and capacity in health care organisations July 2017 Guidance has been published on managing pandemic flu demand and capacity in health care organisations.

The aim of...
Dignity In The Care Of Older People July 2017 Dignity has become a central concern in UK health policy in relation to older and vulnerable people. The empirical and...
National Framework For Responding To An Influenza Pandemic July 2017 A document describing the Government?s strategic approach for responding to an influenza pandemic published jointly by the...
Self-Assessment Tool for Improving the Quality of Services to Children and Young People June 2017 A self-assessment tool has been designed to assist in assessing their knowledge and capability to commission children?s and...
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