Nursing and Care Quality Forum

NHS leaders encouraged to hold staff listening events following Mid Staffs report

Health Secretary, Jeremy Hunt and NHS Chief Executive, Sir David Nicholson have asked NHS leaders around the country to hold staff listening events following the publication of Robert Francis’s report of the Public inquiry into Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust. … Read more → – NHS leaders encouraged to hold staff listening events following Mid Staffs report

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

Nursing and Care Quality Forum – recommendations to PM

The independent Nursing and Care Quality Forum have submitted their initial recommendations to the Prime Minister. These include: making sure nurses are recruited for their caring nature and compassion, as well as knowledge and skills reinforcing the need for leaders … Read more → – Nursing and Care Quality Forum – recommendations to PM

Friends and Family Test: what it means for NHS

Following the recent announcement by the Prime Minister of a ‘Friends and Family Test’ to be implemented in the NHS, in response to recommendations by the Nursing Care Quality Forum, the Department of Health has issued more information about the … Read more → – Friends and Family Test: what it means for NHS

Nursing and Care Quality Forum make recommendations to Prime Minister

The Nursing and Care Quality Forum’s initial recommendations to the Prime Minister have been published today. The independent Forum, made up of a range of experts on nursing and care quality working across all settings, aims to improve the quality … Read more → – Nursing and Care Quality Forum make recommendations to Prime Minister