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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin: November 2013

Welcome from Jane Cummings The forthcoming Chief Nursing Officer Summit on 26 and 27 November in Birmingham, delivered in partnership with Nursing Times, will bring together over 400 of the most senior leaders within health and social care today. Many of our key stakeholders are able to join us at the Summit, as we take […]

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Winter Resilience

Pressures have been building on A&E departments for several years and can increase significantly over winter because of a rise in the number of people admitted to hospital. The NHS has pulled out all the stops to prepare for this winter.  We are determined to protect the good standards of service that the public have […]

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New staffing guidance published to support providers and commissioners to make the right decisions about nursing, midwifery and care staffing capacity and capability

The National Quality Board, sponsored by Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer in England, has today published new guidance to support providers and commissioners to make the right decisions about nursing, midwifery and care staffing capacity and capability. The guide: outlines a set of expectations of providers and commissioners relating to staffing, and provides advice on […]

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Bulletin for CCGs: issue 46, 14 November 2013

Contents Headline news: Urgent and Emergency Care Review Winter planning: NHS 111 Winter Preparedness Standard Operating Procedures Commissioning Assembly news: Shape the future- let us have your views Framework of Excellence in Clinical Commissioning: For CCGs Join the NHS Commissioning Assembly on the website and twitter Monthly newsletter Strategic issues: Commissioning support – make, share […]

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How do I request information held about me?

The Data Protection Act allows you to find out what information we hold about you on computer and in some paper records. This is known as the ‘right of subject access’. A request for information from a health record has to be made with the appropriate data controller, this will be your GP or relevant […]

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Dementia advisors and peer support networks have a vital role to play – Alistair Burns

Alistair Burns, NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Dementia, explains the importance of support for people once they have been diagnosed: The need to support people with dementia, their families and carers is the next step following a diagnosis. The aim of high quality support is to ensure that people can live well with dementia […]

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National Clinical Directors

Cancer Children, young people and the transition to adulthood Chronic Disability and Neurological Conditions Dementia Diagnostics and Imaging Emergency Preparedness and Critical Care End of Life Care Enhanced Recovery and Acute Surgery GI and Liver Disease Health and Criminal Justice Heart Disease Integration and Frail and Elderly Care Learning Disability Maternity and Women’s Health Mental […]

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Twitter: it is worth the effort – Clare Helm

Clare Helm, a Network Support Manager based at Quarry House in Leeds, explains how tweets are vital to helping spread the NHS message When I tweeted a request for ideas on what to include in my first (and potentially last, dependent on how this is received!) blog a few weeks ago, I was re-tweeted to […]

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Commissioning for Value – a comprehensive data pack to support CCGs

NHS England is committed to giving CCGs practical support in gathering data, evidence and tools to help them transform the way care is delivered for their patients and populations. Working with Public Health England and NHS Right Care, NHS England has provided every CCG with a comprehensive data pack to support effective ‘commissioning for value’. […]

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It is time to stop treating mental health as a “cinderella” issue – Ed Mitchell

Dr Ed Mitchell, Clinical Fellow to Martin McShane, NHS England’s Director for Long Term Conditions, outlines news moves to give mental health parity with physical health issues: When the historians of the future write about healthcare in the twenty-first century, they will remark upon one of the more curious aspects of our healthcare system – […]

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