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CNO Summit – delegates reflect on the NHS values

Today we’re speaking to people at the Chief Nurse Officers (CNO) Summit about the importance of the NHS values. Traditionally nurses and midwives have been regarded as champions of values such as compassion within the NHS. In these short interviews, conference delegates talk about how NHS values can be embedded and role modelled by everyone […]

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Hundreds of Directors gather for CNO Summit

Hundreds of Directors of Nursing are today gathered for the first day of the 2014 Chief Nursing Officers Summit in Manchester. Over the next two days delegates from across the country will hear from some of the country’s top nursing leaders at the event entitled Experience Matters, organised by NHS England and the Nursing Times. Jane […]

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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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Nurses are central to a transformation in care – Jane Cummings

On International Nurses Day, England’s Chief Nursing Officer, Jane Cummings, reflects on changes to nursing and how the NHS needs an ‘adapt and change’ culture: Nursing has changed dramatically in the 150 years since Florence Nightingale founded the first nursing school in London – undoubtedly for the better. While compassionate care is still the guiding […]

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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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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin: March 2014

Publications gateway number: 01249 Health visiting programme update Revisions to the 2014-2015 National Health Visiting Service Specification have now been published. A series of service transformation webinars to facilitate open discussion and sharing of innovative practice will run on the third Wednesday of each month from 19 March. Register for an invite. Health Education England […]

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Chief Nursing Officer bulletin: February 2014

Publications gateway number: 01141 6Cs Live! at Expo Jane Cummings recently told the Nursing Times that nurses must have time and space to innovate and produce the best ideas. Expo 2014, taking place 3- 4 March at Manchester Central, will provide a great opportunity to do just that, with delegates invited to pitch new concepts […]

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