Whooping cough webchat on Netmums

Parents are being invited to send in their questions about whooping cough ahead of a webchat scheduled for Tuesday 5 February. Dr Dawn Harper, from Channel 4’s Embarrassing Bodies programme, will host the chat from 11:30am–12:30pm on the Netmums website. … Read more → – Whooping cough webchat on Netmums

Improving hospital food event

This event will address the crucial link between clinical and catering staff in the dignity and respect of patients specifically in relation to nutrition and hydration. Following the Secretary of State for Health’s announcement of the fundamental principles patients can expect … Read more → – Improving hospital food event

NIHR / CNO Clinical Academic Training Programme for Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals

Invitation to Apply for NIHR / CNO Clinical Doctoral Research Fellowships  The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR), the Chief Nursing Officer and Chief Health Professions Officer for England are pleased to announce the launch of a further round of … Read more → – NIHR / CNO Clinical Academic Training Programme for Nurses, Midwives and Allied Health Professionals

100 hospitals to take part in £25 million maternity unit makeover

More than 100 hospitals will share a £25 million fund to improve and upgrade their maternity units, Health Minister Dr Dan Poulter announced today. The money will go towards a wide range of projects. Several older maternity hospitals will be … Read more → – 100 hospitals to take part in £25 million maternity unit makeover

The health and care system from April 2013 – new interactive diagram

The interactive diagram gives an overview of the new health and care system from April 2013. It illustrates the statutory bodies that will make up the new system, oriented around people and communities and where they receive their local health … Read more → – The health and care system from April 2013 – new interactive diagram