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20 Mar: Stephen Hale

A list of unwritten blogs

It’s funny what prompts a blog. It might be a need to share something brilliant, air an opinion or ask a question. Often the a blogs I read seem to … Read more »A list of unwritten blogs

20 Mar: Allied Health Professionals Bulletin » Voicepiece

Voicepiece March 2013 – Karen Middleton

This is the last Department of Health AHP Bulletin* as the Chief Health Professions Officer post moves to the NHS Commissioning Board from 1 April. I … Read more »Voicepiece March 2013 – Karen Middleton

28 Feb: Chief Nursing Officer Bulletin » Voicepiece

Jane Cummings’ voicepiece

Compassion has been the word on everyone’s lips over the last few weeks. As you can imagine, most of my time has been taken up with the findings of … Read more »Jane Cummings’ voicepiece

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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?

25 Oct: Stephen Hale

5 open policymaking examples

I’ve been enjoying reading all the posts about open policymaking over on the Demsoc blog. We’ve thought quite a lot about digital … Read more »5 open policymaking examples

22 Oct: Allied Health Professionals Bulletin » Voicepiece

Voicepiece October 2012 – Karen Middleton

I have recently returned from speaking at three conferences inAustralia: AHLANZ (Allied Health Leaders of Australia & New Zealand), SARRAH … Read more »Voicepiece October 2012 – Karen Middleton

17 Oct: Stephen Hale

GOV.UK – no health but still quite exciting

GOV.UK was switched on for real earlier today. It’s some achievement, and the team at the Government Digital Service deserve all the praise … Read more »GOV.UK – no health but still quite exciting

16 Oct: NHS Constitution

How can the way we work help us use the NHS Constitution as it should be used?

My engagement work on the NHS Constitution took a new approach recently when I ran a Twitter Hour. It was absolutely brilliant! I’m so grateful to … Read more »How can the way we work help us use the NHS Constitution as it should be used?