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Potential Conflict of Interests in Staff Assistance with Patient Feedback Reviews (BBC Newsnight)

Summary Staff often help patients to post reviews of their experiences of hospital care on the Patient Opinion site. Patient Opinion does support trusts in allowing staff to assist patients in submitting their feedback when these people may suffer from … Continue reading

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The NHS Mandate: a Mandate from the Government to NHS England, April 2013 to March 2015 (Department of Health)

Summary This updated mandate describes the renewed ambitions for the health service, for the period 2013 – 2015. As with previous editions, it is structured around the five key areas where NHS England (previously called the NHS Commissioning Board) is … Continue reading

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NHS Hospital Complaints Handling (Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman)

Summary The three documents listed below summarise research carried out by (or on behalf of) the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman in support the government review into how NHS hospitals deal with complaints. This review followed the Francis Inquiry Report, … Continue reading

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Care Makers Hub (NHS Employers / NHS England)

Summary The Care Makers Programme was launched in December 2012 to support the “Compassion in Practice” nursing, midwifery and care staff strategy. It is led by NHS Employers and NHS England. The online hub provides care makers with tools and resources, and … Continue reading

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Compassion in Practice: Implementation Plans (NHS England)

Summary Compassion in Practice is the three-year vision and strategy for nursing, midwifery and care staff, as created by Jane Cummings, the Chief Nursing Officer for England (CNO) at NHS England (previously the NHS Commissioning Board), and Viv Bennett, Director … Continue reading

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Jeremy Hunt on ‘Complacent’ Hospitals (BBC News)

Summary Health secretary Jeremy Hunt has stated that some hospitals are coasting along and settling for minimum standards instead of striving for excellence. He has criticised a culture of “complacency” and low expectations which may be placing unnecessary limits on performance in the NHS. The challenge is to … Continue reading

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