23 Dec: Dementia » Alistair Burns’ blog

Hip fractures and dementia

In this blog Alistair talks about fragility fractures and the association with dementia. Key points  40-50% people with hip fractures have some form … Read more »Hip fractures and dementia

22 Dec: Winterwatch » CMO message

Give the gift of life this Christmas

By Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies. At this time of year, many of us are focused on festivities but as Christmas decorations go up … Read more »Give the gift of life this Christmas

20 Dec: Modernisation of health and care » Paul Zollinger-Read

Working together: JSNAs and Health and Wellbeing Boards

Paul Zollinger-Read’s regular update to the pathfinder clinical commissioning group community. Dear all. This week I’d just like to mention a … Read more »Working together: JSNAs and Health and Wellbeing Boards

15 Dec: Modernisation of health and care » Dr Kathy McLean

Clinical network project continues to make progress

Dr Kathy McLean has written to members of the clinical network project to update them on progress. A range of working groups will be established … Read more »Clinical network project continues to make progress

15 Dec: Winterwatch » CMO message

Christmas time, mistletoe and not too much wine

By Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies. The Christmas season is in full swing and festivities have finally begun. Although this is a … Read more »Christmas time, mistletoe and not too much wine

14 Dec: Modernisation of health and care » Paul Zollinger-Read

Governance

Paul Zollinger-Read’s regular update to the pathfinder clinical commissioning group community. On Friday we saw the release of the draft document … Read more »Governance

13 Dec: David Behan

Developing a transformed care and support system

David gives an update on the progress made during the engagement the DH has been running in relation to the future of the care and support system. … Read more »Developing a transformed care and support system

8 Dec: Winterwatch » CMO message

Top Tips for Winter

By Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies. The cold weather is finally upon us. Christmas trees are going up and the Christmas party … Read more »Top Tips for Winter

5 Dec: Modernisation of health and care » Paul Zollinger-Read

Ambitions

Paul Zollinger-Read’s regular update to the pathfinder clinical commissioning group community. Dear all. I just thought I’d mention a couple … Read more »Ambitions

2 Dec: Dementia » Alistair Burns’ blog

Living well with dementia: a Design Council challenge

In this video blog Alistair talks about the joint project between the Department of Health and the Design Council to develop new design-led ideas … Read more »Living well with dementia: a Design Council challenge

1 Dec: Winterwatch » CMO message

World AIDS Day – Are you at risk of flu?

By Chief Medical Officer Professor Dame Sally Davies. On World AIDS Day, it is important to remind those in the ‘at risk’ groups how … Read more »World AIDS Day – Are you at risk of flu?

30 Nov: David Behan

Webchat transcript

A full transcript of the webchat with David and Dr Andrew McCulloch, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation, that took place on Tuesday 29 … Read more »Webchat transcript

30 Nov: Medical Directors' Bulletin » Voicepiece

Bruce Keogh’s Voicepiece November 2011

Clinical leadership, professionalism, and humanity lie at the heart of quality in the NHS Following concerns expressed by the strategic health … Read more »Bruce Keogh’s Voicepiece November 2011

29 Nov: Stephen Hale

Foreign Office blogs: a short history of UK government digital engagement

If you were going to write a history of UK government digital engagement, you could do worse than start with the story of the Foreign Office blogs. … Read more »Foreign Office blogs: a short history of UK government digital engagement

24 Nov: Caring for our future » Blogs

Alex Fox blog post

Writing for the Campaign to End Loneliness website, Alex Fox writes about loneliness, social isolation and prevention, and explains how people can … Read more »Alex Fox blog post

24 Nov: Chief Nursing Officer Bulletin » Voicepiece

Christine Beasley’s Voicepiece

NHS Chief Executive innovation review I was delighted to attend the Mary Seacole Leadership and Development Awards at the end of October to celebrate … Read more »Christine Beasley’s Voicepiece

24 Nov: Winterwatch » CMO message

Think carbon monoxide

By Chief Medical Officer, Dame Sally Davies Carbon monoxide is a silent killer that leads to around 50 deaths each year. As winter approaches we can … Read more »Think carbon monoxide

23 Nov: David Behan

Reforms to mental health services. Tell us what you think in a live webchat: Tues 29 November

David and Dr Andrew McCulloch, Chief Executive of the Mental Health Foundation, will be hosting a live webchat at 11am on Tuesday 29 November. Dr … Read more »Reforms to mental health services. Tell us what you think in a live webchat: Tues 29 November

23 Nov: Caring for our future » Blogs

Alex Fox’s latest blog post – prevention and integration

In the latest post on his own blog, Alex Fox talks about some of the insight collected as part of the engagement to date; about how there cannot be … Read more »Alex Fox’s latest blog post – prevention and integration

22 Nov: Caring for our future » Blogs

Personalisation

Jeremy Hughes gives an update on the area he has been leading as part of the Caring for our future engagement exercise. Key points: The engagement … Read more »Personalisation