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Information Security Management Code Of Practice June 2017 The Information Security Management: NHS Code of Practice is a guide to the methods and required standards of practice in the management of information security for those who work within or under... Read More →
Better data needed on growing part of the NHS workforce April 2017 Allied health professionals (AHPs) are a growing part of the NHS workforce, accounting for over £2bn of the salary bill, yet there is remarkably little data on the contribution they make to the... Read More →
Brief Encounters April 2017 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 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 →

Resources

People in control of their own health and care May 2017 The idea that people should have a stronger voice in decisions about their health and care, and that services should better...
Online tool takes the headache out of sick leave April 2017 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 March 2017 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 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...
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