Welcome to the new, online, interactive Medical Directors’ Bulletin providing you with up-to-the- minute information on policy, leadership, events and a host of other resources – all to support you in delivering patient-focused, evidence-based, high quality care.

The monthly Medical Directors’ Bulletin, with many in-depth articles and interviews, together with a summary of the news, is still also available to download as a hard copy, if you prefer.

Quality in the new health system – improving and maintaining quality from April 2013

The National Quality Board (NQB) has published a draft report – Quality in the new health system – maintaining and improving quality from April 2013 – setting out how quality will operate in the new health system. The report sets … Read more → – Quality in the new health system – improving and maintaining quality from April 2013

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Medical Directors’ Bulletin: issue 125, July/August 2012

This bumper July/August 2012 edition of the Medical Directors’ Bulletin includes Professor Sir Bruce Keogh talks about the launch of the strategic clinical networks and their importance in improving quality in the new system. We hear from two NHS directors … Read more → – Medical Directors’ Bulletin: issue 125, July/August 2012

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Mental health strategy implementation framework published

The government today published the mental health strategy implementation framework. It sets out what organisations can do to make the 6 high-level objectives of the mental health strategy No health without mental health a reality. It highlights useful guidance and … Read more → – Mental health strategy implementation framework published

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Living the vision for leadership

Vision, collaboration, resilience and the ability to motivate others are just a few of the qualities that make a great leader – the belief of Celia Ingham Clark, Medical Director at the Whittington Hospital NHS Trust. Celia would know – … Read more → – Living the vision for leadership

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Medical Directors’ Bulletin: issue 124, June 2012

In the latest edition of the Medical Directors’ Bulletin, Professor Sir Bruce Keogh talks about the new shadowing arrangements for medical graduates, the NHS Commissioning Board share the outcomes of work to determine local area teams and clinical senates along … Read more → – Medical Directors’ Bulletin: issue 124, June 2012

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