News

NHS Health Check annual data March 2017 An interactive map presenting the latest data on NHS Health Check offers and uptake across England is now available. The health check programme enables individuals to make informed choices about... Read More →
Revalidation: compliance to commitment January 2017 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 →
Patient safety alert to improve reporting and learning of medical devices incidents January 2017 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 →
Bite-size guides developed to support patient and public participation in the NHS January 2017 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 →
Management of HIV-infected healthcare workers December 2016 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 December 2016 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 November 2016 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 November 2016 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 →
Helping people live better for longer November 2016 A 24 page guide provides an overview of the Department of Health's new role from April 2013.

The guide includes information on:

why we are here
how we operate
what we believe... Read More →
Maternity and Child Health Datasets will drive improvements in the provision of services November 2016 How many children across England are seen by NHS child and adolescent mental health services? How many of these are young carers? How many women who are obese in their first pregnancy continue to... Read More →

Resources

Films promote information sharing to protect children February 2017 NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre have launched a series of short films to promote the benefits...
Health And Care Statistics Website February 2017 The website containing data on all aspects of health care in Wales provides access to the latest statistical releases,...
Launch of the Case Studies Pinboard January 2017 The Case Studies Pinboard, part of The Learning Environment for commissioners, is available. Developed in response to...
NHS Primary Medical Services Directions November 2016 Newly issued directions relate to the NHS Primary Medical Services Regulations, which came into force on 1st April 2013....
Guide to the Healthcare System in England November 2016 A new guide explains organisations in the healthcare system and how they work together and includes the Statement of NHS...
Online syllabus archive November 2016 The History of Medicine Division of the National Library of Medicine has launched its Online Syllabus Archive. The Archive...
NHS Choice Framework Update and Easy-Read Leaflets September 2016 The Department of Health recently published an updated version of the NHS Choice Framework for 2015-16. The framework sets...
7-day NHS services: a factsheet September 2016 Hospitals and community services are already working together to create a better service 7 days a week. A recent factsheet...
Start Smart – Then Focus August 2016 The Department of Health has published new guidance Start Smart - Then Focus which will help hospital prescribers ensure...
Atlas of Variation August 2016 The second NHS Atlas of Variation in Healthcare was launched in December 2011. The 2011 Atlas contains more than 70...
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