Tagged: NHS Choices

Building a culture of compassionate care – the Friends and Family Test

Seeking and acting on patient feedback is key to improving the quality of healthcare services and putting patients at the centre of everything we do. From 1 April 2013, all patients in acute inpatient hospital wards and A&E departments across … Read more → – Building a culture of compassionate care – the Friends and Family Test

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New online tool to search and compare local care providers

A new online tool allowing users to search and compare care homes and residential or nursing home providers is now available on NHS Choices. Providers can include key information about themselves, including photographs of rooms, pictures of staff along with … Read more → – New online tool to search and compare local care providers

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NHS Choices launches patient feedback videos

NHS Choices has produced a set of short videos highlighting the value of online patient feedback for patients and health professionals. Six videos have been produced covering various topics including GPs, hospitals and dentists. Each video lasts between two and … Read more → – NHS Choices launches patient feedback videos

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National launch for lung cancer campaign

After positive results from pilots in the Midlands, the Department of Health launched the Be Clear on Cancer lung cancer national campaign on 8 May 2012. TV, press, radio and digital advertising, as well as advertising in GP surgeries and … Read more → – National launch for lung cancer campaign

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GP practice data available to patients and professionals

The publication of GP practice data is designed to provide the public with information on services they access on a regular basis and support GPs and professional colleagues in improving quality of care. The Department of Health has worked with … Read more → – GP practice data available to patients and professionals

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