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In Summary A Liaison and Diversion (L&D) service: identifies people with mental health, learning disability, substance misuse or other vulnerabilities coming into contact with the justice system assesses and refers the identified individual to an appropriate treatment or support service shares, with consent, information gained from assessments with criminal justice agencies and the judiciary, so […]

Speakers at Expo 2017

Our speakers at Health and Care Innovation Expo 2017 included some of the most influential and high-profile people from across health and social care. View our full Expo 2017 agenda across main stage and theatre sessions Simon Stevens Chief Executive, NHS England Simon joined the NHS through its Graduate Training Scheme in 1988. As a frontline […]

Patient Safety and Safeguarding

The Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group The Community Pharmacy Patient Safety Group; “Looking at how learning from patient safety incidents can be applied across the pharmacy network and wider NHS”, with valuable information on safeguarding and other safety issues improving community pharmacy service. Safeguarding Children and Vulnerable Adults For guidance, use the Multi-Agency Safeguarding Hub […]

More health and social care professionals urged to have flu vaccine

Health and social care organisations are under greater pressure to ensure that their staff  are vaccinated against the Flu ahead of this year’s winter – a time which always places greater strain on healthcare systems. All NHS organisations provide their staff with the vaccine; aiming to minimise the risk of spreading the seasonal flu virus […]

How community pharmacy are working together to advance patient safety – Janice Perkins

Like any group of healthcare professionals those working in community pharmacy take patient safety very seriously. However, as a private sector encompassing many different types and models of businesses it can be hard to keep track of what constitutes best practice and to ensure continuous learning on patient safety issues. To help support the sector, […]

New specialist healthcare service for homeless patients in Brighton and Hove

A new specialist healthcare service in Brighton and Hove will make it easier for homeless people to get the care they need to support their health and wellbeing and to ensure they receive joined-up care from different local services, based around their individual needs. NHS England and NHS Brighton and Hove Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) […]