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Caring, sharing and preparing

NHS England’s Director of Nursing looks back on the eight months since the Child Protection – Information Sharing system was launched: Last year, history was made with the launch of the Child Protection – Information Sharing system (CP-IS), the first national system of its kind. CP-IS flags children identified as vulnerable by social services to […]

Modern Slavery

Modern slavery is the recruitment, movement, harbouring or receiving of children, women or men through the use of force, coercion, abuse of vulnerability, deception or other means for the purpose of exploitation. Individuals may be trafficked into, out of or within the UK, and they may be trafficked for a number of reasons including sexual […]

Speakers

The 2019 Chief Nursing Officer for England’s Summit includes a programme of national and international high-level speakers from a range of health and care organisations: Ruth May, Chief Nursing Officer for England Ruth is the Chief Nursing Officer for England and an executive/national director at NHS England and NHS Improvement. She is also the national […]

Mental health staff working with police and courts now cover half of England

Half of the country is now covered by a new service to make sure people with mental health conditions, learning disabilities or other vulnerabilities such as debt or homelessness are supported in police custody and the courts. Sixteen new ‘Liaison and Diversion’ (L&D) teams are now up and running, bringing the total to 26 schemes […]

Terrorist attacks: from response to prevention

Hilary Garratt, Director of Nursing, NHS England and Deputy Chief Nursing Officer for England reflects on the impact of the recent devastating terrorist attacks and also looks ahead through the national Prevent programme, at the vital contribution staff and governing boards of NHS funded organisations need to make to ensure everyone plays a part in […]

Child Protection – Information Sharing system: Beyond technology

Hilary Garratt, NHS England Director of Nurse Commissioning and Health Improvement, reflects on the launch today of the Child Protection – Information Sharing system. We have been talking about developing shared information systems to protect vulnerable children well before I was a practicing health visitor back in 1989. It has now happened and I was delighted […]

Message on a bottle

The Director of Nursing, NHS England and Deputy Chief Nursing Officer for England reflects on the implementation of the Child Protection Information Sharing system. In 2009, I spent some time in one of the poorest areas of the Mid-West of America where children faced immense challenges. I vividly remember seeing milk bottles with pictures of missing […]