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Pacesetters Community Engagement Guide July 2017 A guide has been written to support NHS organisations participating on the Pacesetters programme to better engage with seldom-heard communities and groups.

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Eliminating Age Discrimination In Social Services And Mental Health Services June 2017 The Department of Health recently commissioned two literature reviews and two research studies on the costs and benefits of eliminating age discrimination in the provision of health and social care.... Read More →
Healthcare Rights of LGB People June 2017 The General Medical Council (GMC) and Stonewall - the equality organisation for lesbian, gay and bisexual (LGB) people across Britain - have produced a leaflet informing LGB people of their right to... Read More →
Promoting Best Practice For Disabled Patients June 2017 Healthcare professionals are being called upon to actively improve healthcare for disabled patients in a new report produced by the BMA?s Equal Opportunities Committee (EOC) and its Patient Liaison... Read More →
Health is Global June 2017 This report provides the rationale for a UK global health strategy. The report says a coherent strategic framework is essential if the UK is to maximise its impact on global health. The report... Read More →
The Ethical Framework For The Response To Pandemic Influenza June 2017 The ethical framework is designed to assist planners and strategic policy makers with ethical aspects of decisions they face before, during and after an influenza pandemic. It may also help... Read More →
Report of the vCJD Clinical Governance Advisory Group June 2017 This report was commissioned by the Department of Health and produced by the specially convened vCJD Clinical Governance Advisory Group (CGAG), chaired by Sir William Stewart. It proposes the... Read More →
Action needed to Prevent Accidents to Children June 2017 A more coherent approach at a local level to help prevent accidental injuries to children, according to a joint report published by the Audit Commission and the Healthcare Commission.

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Information Security Management Code Of Practice June 2017 The Information Security Management: NHS Code of Practice is a guide to the methods and required standards of practice in the management of information security for those who work within or under... Read More →
Health clearance for tuberculosis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV June 2017 This guidance provides advice on health clearance of new healthcare workers for tuberculosis, hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV.

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Resources

People in control of their own health and care May 2017 The idea that people should have a stronger voice in decisions about their health and care, and that services should better...
Online tool takes the headache out of sick leave April 2017 NHS Employers has launched a free online tool to further improve the management of staff sick leave in the NHS. The tool is...
Health communication activities March 2017 The Office of Disease Prevention and Health Promotion (ODPHP) website: Health Communication Activities. This online...
Safety Features Of GP Computer Systems March 2017 A survey and study on the safety features required in GP computer systems, commissioned by the NPSA and published by the...
The Role And Value Of Specialist Nurses In Prostate Cancer Care February 2017 Specialist nurses may play an important role in helping to improve the experiences of patients with prostate cancer,...
Health And Care Statistics Website February 2017 The website containing data on all aspects of health care in Wales provides access to the latest statistical releases,...
Rates of survival for heart surgery February 2017 The Care Quality Commission and the Society for Cardiothoracic Surgery have a website with information on outcomes of heart...
Child Protection Information sharing project January 2017 NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) have a series of short films to promote the benefits...
Launch of the Case Studies Pinboard January 2017 The Case Studies Pinboard, part of The Learning Environment for commissioners, is available. Developed in response to...
Emergency Department design toolkit December 2016 The Design Council has published a toolkit for NHS managers, clinicians and designer and healthcare planners who want to...
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