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Health care professionals and patients working together is recognised with prestigious prize. When doctors Anna Moore and Ed Mitchell approached Dr Martin McShane, NHS England’s Director for Long-Term Conditions, asking if he would support them to set up the Future of Health conference, little did they imagine that 18 months later they would scoop a […]
NHS England today clarified the future of its Choose and Book programme, following an article in the Observer newspaper at the weekend. Beverley Bryant, Director of Strategic Systems and Technology for NHS England explained the contract on Choose and Book – introduced in 2004 as a national electronic appointment booking service that provides patients with […]
NHS England’s Director for Long Term Conditions Martin McShane has today welcomed the launch of Mental Health Awareness Week by the Mental Health Foundation. He praised the Foundation’s work, this year highlighting issues around anxiety. Dr Martin McShane said: “We welcome the results from the Mental Health Foundation report which show just how many people […]
Jane Cummings, has joined with her fellow Chief Nursing Officers of Scotland, Wales, Northern Ireland and the Republic of Ireland to issue a rallying message to mark International Nurses Day. Together with counterparts Ros Moore of Scotland, Jean White of Wales, Charlotte McArdle of Northern Ireland and Siobhan O’Halloran, the CNO for the Republic of […]
“International nurses day a chance to reflect on the changing face of the profession”, says Chief Nursing Officer
Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer for England, has today marked International Nurses Day by reflecting on the changing face of the profession. She said: “Nursing has changed dramatically in the 150 years since Florence Nightingale founded the first nursing school in London – undoubtedly for the better. “While compassionate care is still the guiding principle, […]
The next Board meeting will take place on Thursday 15 May at NHS Southside, London. Start time is 10.30am. If you would like to attend, please register your interest at email@example.com. and let us know if you have any additional requirements. Please note that members of the public are welcome to attend meetings of the […]
Professor John Young, NHS England’s Director for Integration and Frail Elderly Care, today told a high-powered Westminster Health Forum that a new “Frailty Index” is needed to help improve services for older people. Professor Young told the seminar that better recognition of frailty as a long term condition is key to the future care of […]
The new chief executive of NHS England today (Wednesday) paid tribute to carers for their “immense contribution” as he pledged to do more to help them. Simon Stevens launched NHS England’s Commitment to Carers to coincide with the Carers UK State of Caring Conference in London. He has committed his organisation to do more to […]
NHS England today welcomes the launch of the campaign by Public Health England and the Alzheimer’s Society aimed at encouraging people to sign up as Dementia Friends. The campaign aims to recruit one million friends by 2015 through educating people and raising awareness about dementia and the things that can make a difference to someone […]
A new series of blogs by National Clinical Director for Urgent Care for NHS England Jonathan Benger are to be released updating the public on the work of the Urgent and Emergency Care Review. Phase 1 of the Review was released in November last year by Sir Bruce Keogh who outlined proposals for a radical shift […]