Publications

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Consultation on cancer of unknown primary and community skin measures

A draft version of the cancer of unknown primary measures and the community skin cancer measures are being issued today for a three month consultation by stakeholders. The purpose of … Read more → – Consultation on cancer of unknown primary and community skin measures

NHS Standard Contract 2012/13 available

The NHS Standard Contract for 2012/13 is published today and brings together the previous four core contracts into a single restructured contract. The contract is for use by commissioners when … Read more → – NHS Standard Contract 2012/13 available

The week: issue 228

This week’s edition includes David Flory’s report for the second quarter July to September 2011/12, further information on the NHS Pension Scheme reforms, new arrangements for the whistleblowing helpline and … Read more → – The week: issue 228

Children and Young People’s Mental Health – recent developments

This letter issued jointly by Prof Dame Sally Davies (Chief Medical Officer); Dame Christine Beasley (Chief Nursing Officer); Dr Keith Ridge (Chief Pharmaceutical Officer) and Prof Sir Bruce Keogh (NHS … Read more → – Children and Young People’s Mental Health – recent developments

Genetics/Genomics in Nursing and Midwifery report published

A task and finish group, comprising ten senior nurses and midwives was set up to consider the future of genetics and genomics in relation to nursing and midwifery. The purpose … Read more → – Genetics/Genomics in Nursing and Midwifery report published

Guidance supports the delivery of the NHS Operating Framework 2012/13

The published planning guidance supports the delivery of the NHS Operating Framework 2012/13 and provides more detail on accountability arrangements. The integrated approach to planning and assurance between the Department … Read more → – Guidance supports the delivery of the NHS Operating Framework 2012/13

Memorandum of Understanding between Secretary of State and Scottish Ministers

At present where an ordinary residence dispute arises between local authorities (LAs) about care that has been arranged across borders between England and Scotland, there is no mechanism for reaching … Read more → – Memorandum of Understanding between Secretary of State and Scottish Ministers