Chief nursing officer bulletin

Chief Nursing Officer bulletin – June 2015

Publications gateway number: 03602 Ensuring the NHS is safely staffed NHS England is taking steps to improve the safety and quality of NHS staffing. A letter from Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer, sets out that, following work carried out so far by NICE, NHS England will look not only at nurses but at all staff and […]

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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin – May 2015

Publications gateway number: 03436 New guidance on raising concerns and using social media The Nursing and Midwifery Council has published two documents to support implementation of their professional standards Code. The refreshed guidance, on how to raise concerns, and new guidance, on using social media, outlines key principles for handling issues and ensuring public protection […]

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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin – April 2015

Publications gateway number: 03350 Care and Support & You – public information campaign free resources available The Department of Health and Public Health England have developed Care and Support & You to raise awareness of the Care Act Reforms being introduced from April 2015. Campaign resources are now available, free to support partner organisations in communicating the […]

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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin – March 2015

Publications gateway number: 03110 Making the NHS more open, transparent and safe Jeremy Hunt, the Secretary of State for Health has published an update on progress in the NHS since the Francis Inquiry, and announced new measures to enable staff to raise concerns about care confidently. ‘Culture change in the NHS’ sets out how the system […]

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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin: February 2015

Free Nursing Technology Conference  – 3 March Information and technology are firmly part of the future for the NHS. The ‘Five Year Forward View’ refers to ‘an unexploited opportunity to combine technologies…to transform care delivery’. Nursing and midwifery can make a huge impact here, however sharing experiences and understanding the technologies available is key. eHealthweek […]

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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin: September 2014

Publications gateway number: 02234 Making health and social care information accessible consultation NHS England has begun a consultation on it Accessible Information Standard, designed to improve patient access to information through British Sign Language interpreters, and formats such as ‘easy read’ and braille. The consultation closes 9 November 2014. Brief Encounters Brief Encounters is a new […]

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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin: July 2014

Publications gateway number: 01853 Story of the Month goes bridal Congratulations to the integrated Specialist Stroke Unit team at Stockport NHS Foundation Trust who have won May’s Story of the Month competition. The team were recognised for their inspiring work helping a stroke patient get married after he had missed his wedding due to illness […]

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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin: June 2014

Publications gateway number: 01697 Personalised care and population health week The Department of Health and Public Health England nursing and midwifery teams are organising a week of activity on personalised care and population health. Commencing 23 June, the week will provide articles, case studies, blogs and twitterchats, exploring how nurses and midwives can improve health […]

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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin: May 2014

Publications gateway number: 01574 Annual Flu Plan 2014/15 and letter published The Annual Flu plan and letter were published on 28 April 2014.  The letter provides guidance on the routine flu immunisation programme and phased rollout to healthy children for 2014/15.  The Annual plan sets out a coordinated and evidence-based approach to planning for and […]

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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin: April 2014

Leadership scholarships to enhance compassion in practice Applications are invited for leadership scholarships provided by the Florence Nightingale Foundation. on behalf of Health Education Kent, Surrey and Sussex. Applications, which should be received by 24 September 201 are welcomed from those who aspire to a Board position or who may already be a Director or […]

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