A leading surgeon has warned of social media trolls preying on terror attack victims following lessons learned from recent atrocities. This comes as NHS England prepares to issue new social media guidance to support patients and their families alongside NHS staff. Professor Chris Moran, NHS England’s clinical lead for trauma, is set to tell a […]
NHS Digital has produced guidance documentation for NHS organisations impacted by the cyber incident. This information has been sent directly to NHS organisations via CareCERT bulletins but it can also be accessed on the NHS Digital website via the link above.
Dr Anne Rainsberry, NHS Incident Director, said: “We’d like to reassure patients that if they need the NHS and it’s an emergency that they should visit A&E or access emergency services in the same way as they normally would and staff will ensure they get the care they need. More widely we ask people to […]
A number of NHS organisations have reported to NHS Digital that they have been affected by a ransomware attack which is affecting a number of different organisations. For further information please read the statement from NHS Digital and for updates follow their Twitter account.
Dr Mike Bewick wrote to all higher level RO’s to launch the Framework for Quality Assurance – see our Quality Assurance section for more details.
One year into implementation, medical revalidation is delivering value, but more needs to be done to maximise benefits in the future, according to a report published today by the NHS Revalidation Support Team (RST). The Early Benefits and Impact of Medical Revalidation report summarises research carried out in 2013-14 on the early benefits and impact […]
The responsible officer regulations require each designated body to appoint one responsible officer (except for NHS England which may appoint several). However, where a conflict of interest or appearance of bias exists between the responsible officer and one of the doctors, an alternative responsible officer must be nominated or appointed for that doctor. In deciding […]