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The NHS Plan: an action guide for nurses, midwives and health visitors

  • Document type:
    Guidance
  • Author:
    Department of Health
  • Published date:
    12 March 2001
  • Primary audience:
    Professionals
  • Gateway reference:
    2001
  • Pages:
    11
  • Copyright holder:
    Crown Copyright

This guide explains the responsibilities of nurses, midwives and health visitors in implementing the NHS Plan. It sets out the government's aims to improve the quality of health services and the working lives of health professionals. It breaks down the government's plan into eight themes, including patient involvement, services for special diseases and changes to working practices, identifying practical measures that nursing staff needs to take to implement the vision for a new NHS. Cites numerous references.

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