Research

Valuing and supporting healthcare and care assistants: your chance to contribute to a review

This independent review, announced by the Secretary of State on the 19 February 2013, will look at how the training and support of healthcare and care assistants can be improved, so that patients can receive the best care. Jeremy Hunt … Read more → – Valuing and supporting healthcare and care assistants: your chance to contribute to a review

Domestic violence task and finish group launched

A domestic violence task and finish group has been set up to support health visitors to be better equipped to recognise and better respond to issues of domestic violence The group’s launch is another expression of the commitment made within … Read more → – Domestic violence task and finish group launched

Britain’s Nurses – good news if you know where to look!

Britain’s Nurses is a recently launched independent initiative, which aims to address issues of community and collective pride amongst nurses and to raise awareness of, and to celebrate, the best of nursing with the general public. Research* commissioned by NHS … Read more → – Britain’s Nurses – good news if you know where to look!

NHS Patient Feedback Challenge

Launched in March 2012 the NHS Patient Feedback Challenge (PFC) has spread patient-focused improvements through the NHS. Supported by a £1 million fund from the Department of Health and managed by the NHS Institute, the PFC has supported nine separate … Read more → – NHS Patient Feedback Challenge

NHS information service for parents reaches 100,000 signups

More than 100,000 people have already signed up to receive online advice about looking after their baby – and a quarter of these are fathers. The NHS Information Service for Parents, an online service for help and advice about all … Read more → – NHS information service for parents reaches 100,000 signups