News

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 →
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 →
Instructions for approving registered medical practitioners under the Mental Health Act 1983 November 2016 A document has been published containing instructions that lay out the function of approving registered medical practitioners and of approving individuals to act as approved clinicians under the... Read More →
Better value in the NHS - The role of changes in clinical practice September 2016 In a time of severe financial constraint, the NHS is being asked to make productivity savings of £22 billion by 2020/21. However, this report argues that, rather than looking at efficiency and... Read More →
Measuring patient experience of integration in the NHS August 2016 The NHS Future Forum report on Integration recommended that new patient experience measures should be developed to evaluate patients’ experiences across whole journeys of care.

There is... Read More →
Guidance for NHS trusts on the friends and family test August 2016 Guidance for NHS trusts on the NHS friends and family test has been published by the Department of Health. The guidance details the background, requirements and implications of putting into... Read More →
Infection control advice on Pseudomonas aeruginosa August 2016 The Chief Medical Officer recently issued updated advice to assist healthcare providers in preventing and controlling contamination with Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria in special care... Read More →
Chartered Institute Of Personnel Management July 2016 This year saw the introduction of new conference streams and a fantastic line up of speakers.

Delegates were inspired by leading organisations including Coca Cola, BSkyB, O2 and the British... Read More →

Resources

The Role And Value Of Specialist Nurses In Prostate Cancer Care February 2017 Specialist nurses may play an important role in helping to improve the experiences of patients with prostate cancer,...
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,...
Child Protection – Information sharing project January 2017 NHS England and the Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) have a series of short films to promote the benefits...
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...
Emergency Department design toolkit December 2016 The Design Council has published a toolkit for NHS managers, clinicians and designer and healthcare planners who want to...
New Hospital2Home discharge pack to support care of older people December 2016 The Hospital 2 Home resource pack, designed to support older patients returning from hospital, has been...
MPS advises GP Registrars on Good Medical Records December 2016 The Medical Protection Society has published the latest issue of GP Registrar, its periodical containing topical...
WISER application for first responders December 2016 WISER is an application designed to assist first responders in hazardous material incidents. It provides a wide range of...
Journal of Medical Internet Research December 2016 The "Journal of Medical Internet Research" (JMIR; ISSN 1438-8871, Medline-abbreviation: J Med Internet Res), founded in...
Safety Features Of GP Computer Systems December 2016 A survey and study on the safety features required in GP computer systems, commissioned by the NPSA and published by the...
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