Tag Archives: Engaging Patients

Nursing: a Force for Change (NHS England)

Summary Jane Cummings, NHS England’s Chief Nursing Officer, gave a “one year on” report at the CNO Conference in Birmingham, a year since publication of the Compassion in Practice strategy. Read more: NHS England. Nursing as a force for change – Jane Cummings. … Continue reading

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Shared Decision-Making: NHS East Midlands Pathfinder Project (Picker Institute Europe)

Summary This report investigates how to improve shared decision-making within local health services. Recommendations suggested include sharing successes, preparing for multi-disciplinary and multi-agency working, senior leadership support and (in the NHS East Midlands) operationalising the Midlands and East SHA’s “patient … Continue reading

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Guide for Clinical Commissioning Groups (Mental Health Strategic Partnership)

Summary The Mental Health Strategic Partnership, in partnership with leading UK mental health charities, released a series of six briefings on World Mental Health Day with the aim of helping to develop better local mental health services. These briefings were commissioned by the … Continue reading

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Re-Prioritisng Ward Rounds (BBC News / RCP / RCN)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary Ward rounds are being neglected in some hospitals, to the detriment of patients, largely due to the lack … Continue reading

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Health and Social Care Act 2012 Explained (Department of Health)

Summary This series of Department of Health factsheets on the Health and Social Care Act 2012 explains the topics and themes covered in the Act. The factsheets include case studies and try to answer frequently asked questions (FAQs). They fall into three … Continue reading

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Transforming Patient Experience (NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 9, April 2012]. Summary This NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement online resource is designed to assist in improving NHS patients’ experiences of the care they … Continue reading

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