Publications

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New vision for district nursing published

A new vision and service model for district nursing has been published today. This vision builds on ‘Compassion in Practice’, the national vision for nurses midwives and care staff. It … Read more → – New vision for district nursing published

The week issue 279 21 December 2012 – 3 January 2013

On the agenda this week: Hospitals will have a new information system to help doctors and nurses spot children suffering from abuse and neglect; a new hard-hitting campaign has been … Read more → – The week issue 279 21 December 2012 – 3 January 2013

Update on the financial closedown of PCTs published

This letter from Janet Perry, NHS Chief Financial Controller, provides an update for NHS Commissioning Board Local Area Team Directors regarding the financial closedown of PCTs. She outlines the accountability … Read more → – Update on the financial closedown of PCTs published

Update to procedures for the approval of independent sector places published

The department has published an update to the procedures for approval of independent sector providers of treatment for termination of pregnancy. These procedures set out the required standard operating principles … Read more → – Update to procedures for the approval of independent sector places published

Innovation Excellence and Strategic Development Fund for 2012-13

The Innovation, Excellence and Strategic Development Fund (IESD) for 2012-13 is now closed for applications. The IESD Fund for year 5 was open from 25 June 2012 and closed on … Read more → – Innovation Excellence and Strategic Development Fund for 2012-13

Summary of cosmetic interventions call for evidence responses published

The responses to the cosmetic surgery review call for evidence have been published today. The call for evidence was issued to enable the public, cosmetic interventions industry and patient groups … Read more → – Summary of cosmetic interventions call for evidence responses published

Children, Families and Maternity e-bulletin – December 2012

This month’s edition features information about: improving birthing environments capital grant programme integrated review pilot testing new NHS information service for parents – service is extended Child Line’s Report – … Read more → – Children, Families and Maternity e-bulletin – December 2012