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Chief Nursing Officer bids to develop Compassion in Practice

Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer for England, today called on the nursing, midwifery and wider clinical professions and the public to engage with the development of a strategy to follow ‘Compassion in Practice’. Speaking at the Health and Innovation Expo 2015 conference in Manchester, she said: “We want to build this vision from what people […]

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Share your voice with the future – Hilary Garratt

NHS England’s Director of Nursing looks ahead to the keynote speech being delivered at Expo 2015 by Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer for England: This is an exciting time to be talking about what the shape of health and social care could look like. We can take the opportunity presented in the changing landscape to […]

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Leadership: What’s in a word? – Jane Cummings

My recent CNO Summit gave me the opportunity to meet with more than 500 leaders from hospitals, CCGs, ALBs and patient representatives. I came away from the Summit inspired and motivated by listening and learning as we shared our experiences. Dictionaries define ‘leadership’ as ‘the position, capacity or ability to lead, guide or direct’. But […]

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Spreading the ‘6Cs are for Everyone’ message – Professor Juliet Beal

It is exciting to see the values of the 6Cs becoming further embedded across healthcare and it’s not just nurses but other clinicians and healthcare professions getting involved. The event we held recently, The 6Cs are for Everyone, with the Clinical Leaders Network (CLN) brought together more than 350 people – from both clinical and […]

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First 6Cs Live! ‘week of action’ of 2014 kicks off

Nursing leaders are kick starting the new year with a ‘week of action’ focused on dignity, empathy and respect in nursing care. The fifth 6Cs Live! week of action (next week) includes the ‘Patient Experience National Conference’ with keynote speeches from Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer for England, as well as Dame Julie Mellor, Parliamentary […]

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Jane Cummings welcomes NQCF best practice examples

Jane Cummings, Chief Nursing Officer (CNO) for England, has welcomed the opportunity to promote best practice examples of nursing care that have been collated by the Nursing and Care Quality Forum (NCQF). To coincide with the CNO Summit, which took place on 26 and 27 November, over 150 examples of best practice created by the […]

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Nursing, Midwives and Care Staff – Join our 6Cs Live! Week of Action

Today (Monday 23September) marks the start of NHS England’s 6Cs Live! Commissioning Week of Action so we are calling all nurses, midwives and care staff delivering the 6Cs – care, compassion, competence, communication, courage and commitment – to get involved. This is a great opportunity to learn, share and connect with others, such as through […]

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Nursing, Midwives and Care Staff – Join our 6Cs Live! Week of Action

NHS England is calling all nurses, midwives and care staff delivering the 6Cs – care, compassion, competence, communication, courage and commitment- to get involved in its first 6Cs Live! Week of Action. Throughout the year the 6Cs Live! team will be running week-long events on different themes to celebrate success as well as offer nurses, […]

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The Berwick Report identifies importance for vigilance – Jane Cummings

The events at Mid-Staffordshire Hospitals sent shock waves throughout the NHS  and the general public, and have focussed the minds of all of us who work in the NHS, on the fact  the job of assuring and improving the safety of our patients is never finished. The Berwick Report, published today, clearly identifies the importance […]

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