Monthly Archives: February 2013
The results of the 2012 NHS staff survey have been published today. A total of 202,000 NHS staff were invited to participate by postal questionnaire. Responses were received from 101,000 staff, a response rate of 50% (compared to 53.7% in … – Results of the 2012 NHS staff survey published
Seeking and acting on patient feedback is key to improving the quality of our services and putting patients at the heart of everything we do. From 1 April 2013, all patients in acute inpatient hospital wards and A&E departments across … – Friends and Family Test to start April 2013
SNOMED CT is the coding system approved by the NHS for recording clinical information in the patient record. This is planned to replace Read. It is already used in Choose and Book, Summary Care Record and a number of the … – SNOMED CT Webinars Date for 2013
Health Minister Anna Soubry discusses the importance of improving care and outcomes for people with respiratory disease at the Better Value, Better Outcomes national respiratory learning event. Read more
Consultation on legislation for all regulated healthcare professionals to hold indemnity or insurance to practise.
The Department of Health has launched a consultation on legislation that would mean all regulated healthcare professionals have to hold indemnity or insurance to practise. The UK wide consultation, which runs from 22 February to 17 May 2013, concerns draft regulations … – Consultation on legislation for all regulated healthcare professionals to hold indemnity or insurance to practise.