Monthly Archives: July 2012

“Dementia: a National Crisis” Coming to Birmingham (Public Service Events)

Summary Public Service Events have announced that “Dementia: a national crisis” will be held in the West Midlands on December 5th 2012, at The Clarendon Suites, Birmingham.  This event is said to have been fully booked in Manchester (for early October 2012) already, so the … Continue reading

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A Point of Clarification (RWHT)

Summary As of mid-August 2012, Royal Wolverhampton Hospitals Trust will officially become known as The Royal Wolverhampton NHS Trust. This change of name has been arranged to reflect the fact that the organisation is an integrated community and acute provider. … Continue reading

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Health and Social Care Reform: Making it Work for Mental Health (APPG on Mental Health)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary This report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Mental Health represents the results of a one … Continue reading

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Implementation Framework for No Health Without Mental Health (NHS Confederation)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary The Government published the “No Health Without Mental Health” in February 2011; this is a cross-government, all-age strategy … Continue reading

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The Future is Integration (NHS Confederation)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary This NHS Confederation “Stitch in Time” briefing paper (Issue No.240) covers integration and collaboration in health and social care. It highlights … Continue reading

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Risk Prediction and Stratification Activities (NIGB)

Summary This guidance from the National Information Governance Board for Health and Social Care (NIGB) is targeted at NHS, social care and partner agencies. It covers the use of risk prediction and stratification activities in relation to information governance with a … Continue reading

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Adult Social Care Workforce Learning and Development Programme: £2.4m Funding (Department of Health / Skills for Care)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary The Department of Health has commissioned Skills for Care to help deliver a national learning and development programme for the … Continue reading

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