Chief Nursing Officer

As Chief Nursing Officer for the NHS in England, Jane Cummings is the professional lead for all nurses and midwives and the principal adviser to the Government on nursing in the NHS.

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Top nurses announce new strategy to build culture of compassionate care across the NHS

Nurse smiling with patient

A new 3 year vision and strategy, aimed at building a culture of compassionate care for nursing, midwifery and care staff, has been launched today at the Chief Nursing Officer’s … Read more → – Top nurses announce new strategy to build culture of compassionate care across the NHS

Maternal mental health pathway aims to provide a structured approach

New guidance provides a structured approach on common issues associated with maternal mental health and wellbeing, from pregnancy through the early months after the birth. The Maternal mental health pathway, … Read more → – Maternal mental health pathway aims to provide a structured approach

Vision and model for school nursing sets out framework for local services

A vision and call to action for school nursing services is published today. It sets out an ambition that the service vision and model for school nursing services developed through … Read more → – Vision and model for school nursing sets out framework for local services

Apply now for the Mary Seacole Awards 2012/13

Applications are invited from individual nurses, midwives and health visitors in England to participate in the prestigious Mary Seacole Awards programme for 2012/13. These awards provide the opportunity to undertake … Read more → – Apply now for the Mary Seacole Awards 2012/13

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

CNO introduces mental health nursing framework

In a video message, Chief Nursing Officer, Christine Beasley introduces the professional framework for mental health nursing in England 2011 -2016. The professional framework for mental health nursing aims to … Read more → – CNO introduces mental health nursing framework

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Guidelines for design of in-patient prescription charts

Professor Sir Bruce Keogh, NHS Medical Director, Dame Christine Beasley, Chief Nursing Officer and Dr Keith Ridge, Chief Pharmaceutical Officer have written to colleagues about guidelines for design of in-patient … Read more → – Guidelines for design of in-patient prescription charts