Top nurses announce new strategy to build culture of compassionate care across the NHS

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A new 3 year vision and strategy, aimed at building a culture of compassionate care for nursing, midwifery and care staff, has been launched today at the Chief Nursing Officer’s … Read more → – Top nurses announce new strategy to build culture of compassionate care across the NHS

Contractual ‘duty of candour’ to drive a more open NHS culture

New rules to toughen transparency in NHS organisations and increase patient confidence have been announced by Health Minister Dr Dan Poulter following a public consultation. The government will create regulations … Read more → – Contractual ‘duty of candour’ to drive a more open NHS culture

Department seeks views on new protections if care providers fail

Care and Support Minister, Norman Lamb today launched a 12 week consultation on new measures to protect people who rely on care services in the event of provider failure. A … Read more → – Department seeks views on new protections if care providers fail

Department seeks Non Executive Director of NHS Blood and Transplant

The position The Secretary of State for Health is seeking to appoint a Non Executive Director to NHS Blood and Transplant (NHSBT). NHSBT is responsible for the provision of a … Read more → – Department seeks Non Executive Director of NHS Blood and Transplant

Personal health budgets to be rolled out

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The roll out of personal health budgets has been announced today by Care and Support Minister Norman Lamb. A personal health budget is an amount of money given to someone, … Read more → – Personal health budgets to be rolled out

Health Secretary orders review into new rating system for NHS and social care

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has today ordered a review of the way that information on NHS and social care services is given to patients and the public. The study will … Read more → – Health Secretary orders review into new rating system for NHS and social care

Cold weather plan: Level 2 alert issued

The Met Office has forecast that in at least the next two to three days there is a 60% chance of temperatures in the North East England, North West England … Read more → – Cold weather plan: Level 2 alert issued

Improving health and care: the role of the outcomes frameworks

‘Improving health and care: the role of the outcomes frameworks’ sets out how the 3 outcomes frameworks, Adult Social Care, the NHS and Public Health, work together to achieve the … Read more → – Improving health and care: the role of the outcomes frameworks