Tagged: Francis report

QNI statement in response to Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry Report

The Queen’s Nursing Institute (QNI) has announced that the findings of the Francis Report reflect the principals and long-held concerns of the community nurse’s charity. The need to put the patient first and reinforce patient centred care is a central … Read more → – QNI statement in response to Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust Public Inquiry Report

Clinical commissioning – the nurses’ perspective

Thanks to all the generous responses and interviews in the last two months. The NHS clinical commissioning community are building a clear picture of the key issues within clinical commissioning, but many of these come from the voices of those … Read more → – Clinical commissioning – the nurses’ perspective

What will the Francis Report mean for the NHS and social care?

Whilst there has been an understandable focus on NHS culture and processes, the key findings of the Francis Report have implications across health and social care. Francis recommends there be: a relentless focus on the patient’s interests an obligation to … Read more → – What will the Francis Report mean for the NHS and social care?

Maternity, child health and child and adolescent mental health services

All NHS funded providers of maternity and children’s services in England are required to commence local data collection for the maternity, child health and CAMHS data set from April 2013. This data set is important to nurses, midwives and other … Read more → – Maternity, child health and child and adolescent mental health services

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 the Robert Francis enquiry into what took place at Mid Staffordshire … Read more → – Jane Cummings’ voicepiece