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Appointment of new Chief Dental Officer

NHS England is pleased to announce the appointment of Sara Hurley BDS(UBrist) MFGDP(UK) MSc(UCL) MA(KCL) as Chief Dental Officer. Sara will serve as principal dental adviser and the professional head of dental staff in England. As a senior member of the Medical Directorate, Sara will work in partnership with other directorates, domain leads and other […]

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Dementia is a challenge to the entire planet – Professor Alistair Burns

NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Dementia reports from Geneva on the first World Health Organisation Ministerial Conference on Global Action Against Dementia: This landmark meeting brought together senior representatives from 80 countries plus a number of clinical experts, researchers, 80 philanthropic foundations, 45 non-governmental organisations and four UN Agencies to discuss and debate the […]

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Informed: Issue 32

Featured Thousands of patients could be saved thanks to innovative new Bradford scheme Thousands of people with serious mental illness could now be saved from an early death thanks to an innovative scheme in Bradford. A new system is being used across Bradford and Airedale to help improve the physical health of patients; making sure […]

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Paving the way for citizens to have their say – Olivia Butterworth

NHS England’s Head of Public Voice, Olivia Butterworth, introduces the design of NHS Citizen, which you can see on a new design microsite.   Since July 2013 we have been exploring how NHS England can and should make a step change in how citizens can be actively involved in the decision making of NHS England. That work […]

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Air pollution forecast

Current forecasts indicate air pollution levels are expected to rise during the course of the week, with isolated highs possible in localised areas today, and high or very high levels tomorrow. This is due to locally generated particulate matter combining with pollution blown in from the near continent – and a contribution from Saharan dust. […]

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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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Thousands of patients could be saved thanks to Bradford scheme

Thousands of people with serious mental illness (SMI) could now be saved from an early death thanks to an innovative scheme in Bradford helping to lead the parity of esteem agenda. A new system is being used across Bradford and Airedale in 80 GP surgeries with 5,000 patients with serious mental illness; across five new […]

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