The NHS Constitution sets out in one place what patients, staff and the public can expect from the NHS.
The Government wants to strengthen the NHS Constitution. The NHS Future Forum is advising it on how to do this. The Forum’s advice will be published in the autumn. There will be a public consultation on all proposed changes to the Constitution later in 2012.
On this blog, members of the NHS Future Forum explain what the NHS Constitution means to them.
Professor Steve Field chairs the Future Forum. He’ll be blogging here and you can follow his Twitter feed to the right of the page.
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Jeremy Taylor, Chief Executive of National Voices, asks what the impact would be if the NHS Constitution had teeth Andrew Lansley asked the Future Forum to advise him how to strengthen the NHS Constitution – advice that will now go … – What does ‘strengthening’ the NHS Constitution actually mean?
Professor Steve Field led a conversation on the NHS Constitution under the hashtag #nhsconstitution – you can see the some of the highlights on Storify below. If you want to join the conversation, you can do so on Twitter or … – Highlights from NHS Constitution twitter conversation
Professor Steve Field, Chair of the NHS Future Forum, asks how to raise awareness of the NHS Constitution among NHS staff so that it is at the forefront of everything they do The NHS belongs to us all. The first … – How can our NHS Constitution help vulnerable people?