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18 Feb: Allied Health Professionals Bulletin » Voicepiece

Voicepiece February 2013 – Karen Middleton

Although already February, this is my first voicepiece of 2013, so I hope you managed to get some rest and recuperation during the Christmas and New … Read more »Voicepiece February 2013 – Karen Middleton

14 Feb: Modernisation of health and care » Conversations

How health and wellbeing boards will benefit from national and local partnership working

As health and wellbeing boards move through the final few months of running in shadow form, Joyce Redfearn, the new National Director for Health and … Read more »How health and wellbeing boards will benefit from national and local partnership working

5 Feb: Public Health Responsibility Deal » Network chair blogs

A wake up call for food businesses to evolve with the changing times

Food network chair Dr Susan Jebb challenges businesses to consider the impact the healthier eating agenda is having and to make a new year’s … Read more »A wake up call for food businesses to evolve with the changing times

30 Jan: Viv Bennett, Director of Nursing

Anne Cooper’s guest blog connects patient experience, Compassion in Practice and ‘Intelligent Kindness’

Last year I read a couple of great books that really made me think and focussed my mind on new ways of looking at the world.  One of those books was … Read more »Anne Cooper’s guest blog connects patient experience, Compassion in Practice and ‘Intelligent Kindness’

23 Jan: Viv Bennett, Director of Nursing

Pauline Watts on Strengthening Specialist Community Public Health Nursing Health Visitor Training

In her guest blog Pauline Watts, Professional Officer for Health Visiting, sets out some of the recent improvements to training. Welcome to my guest … Read more »Pauline Watts on 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

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!

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: Modernisation of health and care » Conversations

The importance of working with the voluntary and community sector

Duncan Selbie highlights the importance of bringing people and communities together in order to truly address health inequalities I had a very … Read more »The importance of working with the voluntary and community sector