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23 Jan: Viv Bennett, Director of Nursing

Strengthening Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Health Visitor Training

Welcome to my guest blog where I intend to provide regular updates on the Health Visiting Programme, particularly around Professional Mobilisation. … Read more »Strengthening Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Health Visitor Training

17 Jan: Public Health Responsibility Deal » Network chair blogs

Henry Ashworth on New Year’s resolutions and the alcohol industry

Evidence suggests that New Year resolutions are more likely to be successful when people commit publicly to them. In his first video-blog, Henry … Read more »Henry Ashworth on New Year’s resolutions and the alcohol industry

16 Jan: Modernisation of health and care » Conversations

Joyce Redfearn confirmed as National Director for Health and Wellbeing Board Implementation

Joyce Redfearn has been appointed National Director for Health and Wellbeing Board Implementation at the Department of Health. Joyce takes over from … Read more »Joyce Redfearn confirmed as National Director for Health and Wellbeing Board Implementation

14 Jan: Chief Nursing Officer Bulletin » Voicepiece

Jane Cummings’ voicepiece

I would firstly like to wish you all a belated Happy New Year and congratulate the nurses and midwives recognised in the Queen’s New Year Honours … Read more »Jane Cummings’ voicepiece

4 Jan: Viv Bennett, Director of Nursing

Wendy Nicholson, Professional Officer for Nursing, reports on a new vision and model for district nursing

Care is our business, and providing care in community settings – closer to home for our vulnerable and frail elderly population is clearly a … Read more »Wendy Nicholson, Professional Officer for Nursing, reports on a new vision and model for district nursing

20 Dec: Stephen Hale

The DH digital strategy

We’ve just published our digital strategy. It sets out how the Department of Health will give its staff the knowledge, skills, tools and … Read more »The DH digital strategy

20 Dec: Viv Bennett, Director of Nursing

Seasons Greetings and a big ‘thank you’ for all your support

At the end of the year and as we approach a new one, I have been reflecting on nurses and midwives contribution to ‘the public’s … Read more »Seasons Greetings and a big ‘thank you’ for all your support

17 Dec: Allied Health Professionals Bulletin » Voicepiece

Voicepiece December 2012 – Karen Middleton

“Improving the lives of three million people with long term conditions through the use of technology’’ sounds a significant challenge and it … Read more »Voicepiece December 2012 – Karen Middleton

7 Dec: Modernisation of health and care » Conversations

Updates on Public Health England centres and regions

Duncan Selbie announces Public Health England’s (PHE) centre director appointments and updates on the ‘Going Live’ project which … Read more »Updates on Public Health England centres and regions

4 Dec: Viv Bennett, Director of Nursing

Compassion in practice: Our vision and strategy is here!

Drawing on contributions and input from around 9,000 nurses, midwives care staff and patients, we are delighted to launch Compassion in Practice, the … Read more »Compassion in practice: Our vision and strategy is here!

30 Nov: Modernisation of health and care » Conversations

Terms and conditions set out for staff transferring to PHE

Important information for transferring staff into PHE has been set out today, Duncan Selbie announces   I am very pleased to be today publishing the … Read more »Terms and conditions set out for staff transferring to PHE

27 Nov: Modernisation of health and care » Conversations

Listen back to latest webinars for health and wellbeing boards

The Health and Wellbeing Board Implementation Team is running a series of webinars aimed at health and wellbeing board members and officers. The … Read more »Listen back to latest webinars for health and wellbeing boards

27 Nov: Modernisation of health and care » Conversations

Join today’s webchat on sector regulation consultations

A webchat with the sector regulation policy team and Monitor policy officials will give you the chance to ask questions and raise any issues about … Read more »Join today’s webchat on sector regulation consultations

23 Nov: Modernisation of health and care » Conversations

Shining a light on the nation’s health

Duncan Selbie affirms the focus on the nation’s health as this week sees the publication of a refreshed public health outcomes framework and … Read more »Shining a light on the nation’s health

16 Nov: Modernisation of health and care » Conversations

Healthcare public health firmly on agenda

Duncan Selbie reviews the first PHE healthcare public conference, which marks new responsiblities and the beginning of building capability in this … Read more »Healthcare public health firmly on agenda

15 Nov: Public Health Responsibility Deal » Network chair blogs

Dr Susan Jebb – On our way to 5 A Day

Thanks to years of solid work the public awareness of the health benefits of fruit and vegetables is impressively high, but national surveys tell us … Read more »Dr Susan Jebb – On our way to 5 A Day

12 Nov: Viv Bennett, Director of Nursing

#6Cs – Time to get a piece of the action!

Thank you for all the helpful comments on the Nursing & Midwifery Vision and Strategy and to those who participated in WeNurses Tweetchat last … Read more »#6Cs – Time to get a piece of the action!

12 Nov: Modernisation of health and care » Conversations

Reducing loneliness and isolation in older age: beyond the JSNA and JHWS – 23 November webinar

The Campaign to End Loneliness invites health and wellbeing board representatives to join a webinar on 23 November from 9 – 10am to find out … Read more »Reducing loneliness and isolation in older age: beyond the JSNA and JHWS – 23 November webinar

9 Nov: Modernisation of health and care » Conversations

People transition for Public Health England

Public health staff will soon receive confirmation on their role in PHE, Duncan Selbie announces The people transition for Public Health England is … Read more »People transition for Public Health England

9 Nov: Modernisation of health and care » Conversations

Practical guides for well-functioning health and wellbeing boards published

As part of the National Learning Network of health and wellbeing boards, a series of publications have been launched to support the establishment of … Read more »Practical guides for well-functioning health and wellbeing boards published

8 Nov: Viv Bennett, Director of Nursing

What do we mean by public health?

I have had a really good few days talking to nurses, midwives and health visitors from primary and community services about public health. We have … Read more »What do we mean by public health?

2 Nov: NHS Commissioning Board » Blogs

Building a people powered NHS: Beginning a journey of discovery together, part 2 – Roz Davies

Following on from my last blog where I talked about the backdrop to participation and how we are beginning to see more widespread enthusiasm and … Read more »Building a people powered NHS: Beginning a journey of discovery together, part 2 – Roz Davies

31 Oct: NHS Constitution

What next for the NHS Constitution?

In his last post for this blog, Professor Steve Field explains what’s happening next I’ve spent a busy but fascinating few months since July … Read more »What next for the NHS Constitution?

29 Oct: NHS Commissioning Board » Blogs

Building a people-powered NHS: Beginning a journey of discovery together, part 1 – Roz Davies

The last few months have been a rollercoaster ride. We have seen NHS Commissioning Board (NHS CB) roles on structure charts become real people … Read more »Building a people-powered NHS: Beginning a journey of discovery together, part 1 – Roz Davies

25 Oct: Viv Bennett, Director of Nursing

Promoting the whooping cough vaccination for pregnant women

I know that many of you, especially midwives, health visitors, practice nurses and others working with pregnant women, will already be informed about … Read more »Promoting the whooping cough vaccination for pregnant women