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Nursing, Midwives and Care Staff – Join our 6Cs Live! Week of Action

NHS England is calling all nurses, midwives and care staff delivering the 6Cs – care, compassion, competence, communication, courage and commitment- to get involved in its first 6Cs Live! Week of Action. Throughout the year the 6Cs Live! team will be running week-long events on different themes to celebrate success as well as offer nurses, […]

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NHS England responds to 2012 inpatients survey

Jane Cummings, NHS England’s Chief Nursing Officer, today welcomed the positive findings in the NHS inpatient survey but urged hospitals to do more to tackle variations in the way patients perceive their care. “The NHS must get it right every time for every patient,” she said. “This survey is, on the whole, encouraging and demonstrates […]

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CNO Conference channels Olympic spirit with introduction of ‘care makers’

The Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) Conference 2012 will establish the volunteering role of ‘Care Maker’ as a demonstrable legacy of the Olympics and Paralympics and the spirit of London 2012, learning from and building upon the lessons learned from those who volunteered as Gamesmakers. Nursing and Midwifery leaders from both service and education have supported […]

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Developing our culture of compassionate care – Jane Cummings

Friday 21 September 2012 saw the launch of the engagement exercise for the Nursing, Midwifery and Care-Giving Vision and Strategy. The vision and strategy is the starting point in further developing our culture of compassionate care. The documentation examines how nurses, midwives and care-givers can be supported to provide excellent care. At the heart of […]

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Webinar sessions: Developing the culture of compassionate care

Learn about how you can influence how nursing, midwifery and care-giving contributes to developing the culture of compassionate care and meeting health needs for the coming years. The NHS Commissioning Board has run a series of interactive online webinars to discuss the new vision and strategy for Nurses, Midwives and Care-Givers, and its six key […]

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Celebrating the best in student nurse education – Jane Cummings

It was great to see so many student nurses, nurse lecturers and education providers at the first Student Nursing Times Awards in London. How we educate and train tomorrow’s nurses is fundamental to the success of the NHS in the future, so I was really happy to be asked to say a few words after […]

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