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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 this are the 6Cs; the six key behaviours and values that encapsulate what we in the caring professions do.

I want to develop the ideas contained in the draft vision and strategy further. To do this I need your input. I need the views of people working in all care settings, patients, those receiving care, their families, carers and the public.

The engagement activity continues to Friday 16 November. Over coming weeks there are multiple opportunities to get involved and provide your opinion. The NHS Commissioning Board hosts a series of webinars and I am speaking at several events and conferences across the country.

We all have the opportunity to make a significant difference.

How to get involved

This feedback exercise is now closed. It ran from 21 September 2012 to 16 November 2012. Thank you for your valuable input. We are now considering all of the responses and feedback received. Any comments left on this page after 16 November 2012 will not be added to the feedback exercise.

Use the hashtag #6Cs and follow me on Twitter: @JaneMCummings

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