Tagged: Viv Bennett

Health committee hearing on nursing

The Health Committee hearing on 22 January took evidence on nursing and related issues. The following issues were raised by: Caroline Abrahams, Director of External Affairs, Age UK Michael Watson, Director of Information and Advice, The Patients Association Joanna Parker, … Read more → – Health committee hearing on nursing

New vision for district nursing published

A new vision and service model for district nursing has now been published. This vision builds on ‘Compassion in Practice’, the national vision for nurses midwives and care staff. It was developed by a strategic partnership of the Department of … Read more → – New vision for district nursing published

Government launches new vision for NHS nursing care

A new compassionate caring vision for nurses is launched today at the Chief Nursing Officer’s conference in Manchester. The vision is based around six values – care, compassion, courage, communication, competence and commitment. The vision aims to embed these values, … Read more → – Government launches new vision for NHS nursing care

Fight the flu

Protect yourself, your family and your patients this season In the lead up to winter it is particularly important to make sure that we are taking care of our own health so that we can provide the best care to … Read more → – Fight the flu

First Director of Nursing for Public Health

The top nursing post for public health, which will provide leadership to the workforce and help the public to live healthy lives, was announced on 3 January 2012 by Health Secretary Andrew Lansley. Professor Viv Bennett has been appointed as … Read more → – First Director of Nursing for Public Health