Chief nursing officer bulletin

Chief Nursing Officer bulletin: September 2015

Publications gateway number:  03798 Health and Care Innovation Expo 2015 – 2 and 3 September 2015 Returning to Manchester Central, Expo 15 will unite 5000 people a day from healthcare, the voluntary sector, local government, and industry. The event will host exhibition zones on Devolved Greater Manchester, Digital Health, New Models of Care and Preventing Diabetes, […]

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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin: August 2015

Publications gateway number:  03861 Female Genital Mutilation (FGM) vigilance urged The Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Public Health, Jane Ellison, has written to all England NHS Trust chief executives, directors of public health and chairs of CCGs. Her letter highlights the extra vigilance needed over the summer holidays, as this is when  FGM is often […]

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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin: July 2015

Publications gateway number:  03760 NMC launches employers’ guide to revalidation The NMC (Nursing and Midwifery Council) has set up an online resource to help employers understand what revalidation in line with the new code involves. Revalidation is a requirement of individual nurses and midwives, but providing support for revalidation is considered as a key part […]

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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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