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Sponsorship from organisations across the health and social care sector ensures Health and Care Innovation Expo is a high-quality event, with free-of-charge tickets available to public sector colleagues, while remaining cost-neutral to the NHS. Manchester Central is the perfect venue for Expo. Flooded with natural light, the main hall contains two speaker stages, feature zones […]

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Hilary Garratt, National Director of Nursing for Nurse Commissioning and Health Improvement for NHS England. Hilary is a registered nurse with a clinical career in Intensive Care, Nursing and Health Visiting. Hilary has held a variety of managerial and leadership positions ranging from a Director of operations, chief operating officer, Director of Commissioning and Deputy […]

Keeping your ear to the ground on dementia

NHS England’s National Clinical Director for Dementia and the Chief Executive of Action on Hearing Loss examine the latest research linking dementia with deafness:  There is a lot of interest at the moment on prevention – also known as risk reduction – of dementia. The prestigious Lancet Commission reported in July 2017, drawing together a […]

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South West patients sign up to lifestyle changes to beat Type 2 diabetes.This link opens in a new tab

When 65-year-old Peter Bell from Keynsham in Somerset discovered he was at risk of getting Type 2 diabetes, he decided he had to do something about it. A routine blood test by his GP showed raised blood sugar readings, warning signs that he was at risk of developing the condition. Peter’s GP referred him to […]

NHS England launches accessible information standard

New framework set to simplify care information for disabled patients and their carers. Disabled patients are set to benefit from improved healthcare after a new law comes into force to ensure information they receive is clear, consistent and easy to understand. The Accessible Information Standard will be implemented on 31 July 2016 and aims to […]

Durham Weight Management Group

Leading Change General Practice Nurses at The Old Forge Surgery successfully redesigned their weight management programmes to better meet the needs of their patients and rural local population. Where to look The Old Forge Surgery serves approximately 2,700 patients and has two GPs and three part-time practice nurses. In preparing for a CQC visit, the […]