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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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Care: The gift that is always in season – Jane Cummings

Today is the day when many people will be returning to work after the festive season. But for nurses, midwives and other care staff, the Christmas and New Year period does not bring a departure from our work. By following the Twitter hashtag #MyNHSChristmas, I was touched to see the many ways in which members […]

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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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