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Winter health check – 19 December 2014

This summary offers an overview of the system and pulls together information on waiting times in A&E, ambulance response times, daily situation reports from the NHS, and information on flu rates. Winter health check report – 19 December 2014

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Professional Guidance on the Structure and Content of Ambulance Records

New guidance describing the clinical professional standards for the structure and content of ambulance patient records: “Professional Guidance on the Structure and Content of Ambulance Records” is published today.  The guidance was commissioned by NHS England from the Health and Social Care Information Centre and produced by the Royal College of Physicians Health Informatics Unit.

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Don’t let care home residents slip through the dementia net – Alistair Burns

Alistair Burns, NHS England’s National Clinical Director, has teamed up with two Dementia Ambassadors, Dan Harwood and Paul Twomey, to give their views on improving diagnosis in care homes – why, and how to do it: Around three- quarters of people living in residential and nursing homes have dementia. Some residents will have been assessed […]

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Informed: Issue 17

2015/16 NHS Planning Guidance NHS England, Monitor and the NHS Trust Development Authority will publish the 2015/16 NHS Planning Guidance this month. The 2015/16 planning provides an important opportunity to establish a foundation for longer term transformation based on the Five Year Forward View and to ensure sustained progress on the two-year operational plans developed […]

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The new Congenital Heart Disease review: 36th update – John Holden

Your feedback Our consultation on draft standards and service specifications closed on Monday 8 December, and we’ve received more than 500 responses, which are currently being analysed. We will say more about the next steps, and likely timetable, in the new year.  Thank you to everyone who has responded. Patients, families and their representatives The next […]

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Board meeting – 17 December 2014

The next Board meeting will take place on 17 December 2014 at NHS Southside, start time will be 10.15am and is due to end around 12.45pm. If you would like to attend, please register your interest at england.boardattendance@nhs.net. and let us know if you have any additional requirements. Please note that members of the public […]

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Winter health check – 12 December 2014

This summary offers an overview of the system and pulls together information on waiting times in A&E, ambulance response times, daily situation reports from the NHS, and information on flu rates. Winter health check report 12 December 2014

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Cold weather alert

There is an 80 percent probability of severe cold weather, icy conditions and some snow between 00:00am on Friday and 06:00am on Sunday in parts of England. This weather could increase the health risks to vulnerable patients and disrupt the delivery of services. More details about the weather aleart are available on the MET Office […]

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