News

Brief Encounters February 2019 Brief Encounters is a new free guide designed to support acute general hospital staff caring for patients who are in emotional crisis on top of their physical health needs. For some patients being... Read More →
Revalidation: compliance to commitment December 2018 A King’s Fund report, Medical Revalidation: From Compliance to Commitment, says doctors are receiving mixed messages about the purpose of revalidation.

All could identify potential benefits,... Read More →
Bite-size guides developed to support patient and public participation in the NHS December 2018 NHS England has developed bite-size guides, in conjunction with partners to support patient and public participation in the NHS. These guides are linked to the Transforming participation in Health... Read More →
Patient safety - outbreaks in carbapenemase-producing Enterobact November 2018 An NHS England stage-two ‘resource’ patient safety alert has been issued to signpost providers of NHS care to resources developed to prevent the spread of carbapenemase-producing... Read More →
NHS Digital November 2018 Our work

Transforming health and care through technology

Delivering the strategy set out in Personalised Health and Care 2020.

Our role and remit in the health service
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Patient safety alert to improve reporting and learning of medical devices incidents October 2018 NHS England and the Medicines and Healthcare products Regulatory Agency (MHRA) have jointly issued a patient safety alert to help healthcare providers increase incident reporting for medical devices... Read More →
Management of HIV-infected healthcare workers October 2018 The outcome of the consultation on the management of HIV-infected healthcare workers has been published.

The people who responded to the consultation generally agreed with the changes... Read More →
Institute Of Medical Ethics October 2018 The Institute of Medical Ethics website will serve as a virtual network and resource centre for clinicians, teachers and students interested in medical ethics. It contains sign-posted links to a... Read More →
Berwick review into patient safety September 2018 This report, A promise to learn – a commitment to act: improving the safety of patients in England,highlights the main problems affecting patient safety in the NHS and makes recommendations to... Read More →
National health visitor plan: progress and future implementation September 2018 The ‘National Health Visitor Plan’ is a joint Department of Health, NHS England, Public Health England and Health Education England document. It sets out how these partner organisations will work... Read More →

Resources

Online tool takes the headache out of sick leave March 2019 NHS Employers has launched a free online tool to further improve the management of staff sick leave in the NHS. The tool is...
NHS Health Check annual data February 2019 An interactive map presenting the latest data on NHS Health Check offers and uptake across England is now available. The...
Films promote information sharing to protect children December 2018 NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre have launched a series of short films to promote the benefits...
Prevention of HAI Observation Tools November 2018 Patients deserve and expect safe care free of preventable complications, such as healthcare-associated infections. Hospital...
Counter Fraud Authority November 2018 Our strategy to tackle fraud, bribery, corruption and other economic crime affecting the NHS and the wider health...
NHS Primary Medical Services Directions September 2018 Newly issued directions relate to the NHS Primary Medical Services Regulations, which came into force on 1st April 2013....
Online syllabus archive September 2018 The History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine has launched its Online Syllabus Archive. The Archive...
7-day NHS services: a factsheet July 2018 Hospitals and community services are already working together to create a better service 7 days a week. A recent factsheet...
NHS Choice Framework Update and Easy-Read Leaflets June 2018 The Department of Health published an updated version of the NHS Choice Framework. The framework sets out a patients’...
NHS Information Centre Indicator Portal June 2018 One thousand indicators covering a wide range of population health topics have been brought together in the NHS Information...
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