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New chair and non executives directors announced for the MHRA

Professor Sir Gordon Duff has been appointed as the new Chair of Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) with effect from 1 January 2013 and three non executive directors – Sir Alan Langlands, Ms Deborah Oakley and Mr Martin … Read more → – New chair and non executives directors announced for the MHRA

Cancer patient experience improves across the country

More cancer patients are reporting that they are treated with respect, given treatment choices and are benefitting from better services according to the results of a national survey, announced today by Health Secretary Andrew Lansley. The second national cancer patient … Read more → – Cancer patient experience improves across the country

NQB sets out how quality will be maintained and improved in new health system

The National Quality Board (NQB) has published a draft report setting out how quality will operate in the new health system. The NQB brings together the national organisations across the health system responsible for quality including the Care Quality Commission, … Read more → – NQB sets out how quality will be maintained and improved in new health system

Implementing the next stage in the transition to the new health and care system

NHS Chief Executive, Sir David Nicholson, has written to NHS leaders to set out the next stage in the transition to the new health and care system. Two letters, one to strategic health authority (SHA) and primary care trust (PCT) … Read more → – Implementing the next stage in the transition to the new health and care system

CNO Bulletin: August 2012

Jane Cummings’ voicepiece Maternal mental health pathway Homelessness and mental health Be clear on cancer Leadership in nursing informatics Safety thermometer round up New falls prevention pack Nurses careers brought back to life Modern nursing apprenticeships The proof is in … Read more → – CNO Bulletin: August 2012