Monthly Archives: February 2013

Chief Nursing Officer Bulletin February 2013

Jane Cummings’ voicepiece NHS leaders encouraged to hold staff listening events following Mid Staffs report What will the Francis Report mean for the NHS and social care? Dilnot: funding reforms announced for care and support Innovation for the NHS nation: … Read more → – Chief Nursing Officer Bulletin February 2013

News round up

The following stories have appeared online since publication of the January 2013 issue: Results of the 2012 NHS staff survey published Building a culture of compassionate care – the Friends and Family Test Anna Soubry on improving respiratory disease care … Read more → – News round up

News in brief

New guidance to bring confidence and reassurance to patients Following last year’s commitment from the Government to enable patients to view their own GP records online by 2015, new guidance is now available to help people gain an understanding of … Read more → – News in brief

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

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?