Tagged: patients

National cancer patients’ experience survey programme 2012/13 launched

This year’s national cancer patients’ experience survey programme (CPESP) is launched.  Following the results of the 2010 survey, and the publication shortly of the national and trust level reports of … Read more → – National cancer patients’ experience survey programme 2012/13 launched

Commissioning toolkit for respiratory services published

The chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD) commissioning toolkit is published for NHS commissioners and chief executives. It aims to make it easier to commission better outcomes for people with COPD by … Read more → – Commissioning toolkit for respiratory services published

Patients and staff asked to name their NHS heroes

A new recognition scheme for all NHS staff has been launched as ministers mark the 64th anniversary of the NHS. Both patients and staff are being asked to nominate their NHS … Read more → – Patients and staff asked to name their NHS heroes

Consultation on new care objectives for improving health and healthcare

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New objectives for the improvement of health and healthcare have been set out for public consultation. ‘Our NHS care objectives: a draft mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board’, sets out … Read more → – Consultation on new care objectives for improving health and healthcare

Consultation deadline extended on proposals to secure shared decision-making

The consultation on detailed proposals to secure shared decision-making and choice for patients has been extended to Friday 31 Aug. Some organisations have expressed real interest in the consultation while … Read more → – Consultation deadline extended on proposals to secure shared decision-making

Surveys published on public perceptions of the NHS and social care, and NHS staff attitudes

The Department of Health (DH) has published two separate surveys, one on the public perceptions of the NHS and social care, and the other on NHS Staff attitudes. Fieldwork for … Read more → – Surveys published on public perceptions of the NHS and social care, and NHS staff attitudes

‘Friends and family’ test aims to improve patient care and identify best performing hospitals

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An NHS ‘friends and family’ test to improve patient care and identify the best performing hospitals in England has been announced by Prime Minister David Cameron. From April 2013, patients … Read more → – ‘Friends and family’ test aims to improve patient care and identify best performing hospitals