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and social care
19 December 2003
Mental health services have been praised for their user-friendly culture
by the national health watchdog.
The NHS will become more responsive in future by improving the way it
listens to complaints.
12 December 2003
university plan launched
A corporate university dedicated to improving the skills and knowledge
of NHS staff at all levels has launched a four-year plan.
9 December 2003
choice: the next steps
The next steps towards an NHS where every patient has a choice of when,
where and how they are treated have been set out by the Department of
Patients will have their own individual electronic health care record
in the NHS by 2010.
Securing Good Health for the Whole
Population: Population Health Trends
Derek Wanless, December 2003
8 December 2003
NHS staff have been praised for their hard work and commitment in
cutting waiting times and providing more operations.
A pilot electronic recruitment scheme for the NHS has been launched to
make job finding easier to and reduce advertising costs.