Expert group to oversee strengthening of NHS Constitution

The proposed strengthening of the NHS Constitution will be overseen by an expert group chaired by Minister of State for Care Services Norman Lamb. The group’s role will be to: oversee the consultation on strengthening the NHS Constitution, launched on … Read more → – Expert group to oversee strengthening of NHS Constitution

Commonwealth Games”Glasgow 2014″ Volunteering opportunity

Glasgow is preparing itself to host the Commonwealth Games in the summer of 2014 on behalf of the UK. Like the Olympics in London 2012, this is a UK wide event and “Glasgow 2014”, the team leading the preparations for … Read more → – Commonwealth Games”Glasgow 2014″ Volunteering opportunity

Jeremy Hunt challenges NHS to go paperless by 2018

The NHS should go paperless by 2018 to save billions, improve services and help meet the challenges of an ageing population, Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt will say today. In a speech to the Policy Exchange this evening, the Health Secretary will … Read more → – Jeremy Hunt challenges NHS to go paperless by 2018

Alzheimer’s Society publishes data on dementia diagnosis rates

The Alzheimer’s Society has released new data on the rates of dementia diagnosis in the UK. It shows wide variation between areas with, for example, 31.6 percent of people with dementia being diagnosed in the East Riding of Yorkshire and … Read more → – Alzheimer’s Society publishes data on dementia diagnosis rates

Right people, right place, right time

One of the action areas in the NHS Commissioning Board’s ‘Compassion in practice nursing, midwifery and care staff – our vision and strategy’ is action area five: ‘ensuring we have the right staff, with the right skills in the right … Read more → – Right people, right place, right time