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Commission on Hospital Care for Frail Older People (HSJ / Serco / NHS Confederation)

Summary The Commission on Hospital Care for Frail Older People reviewed probably the main question facing the NHS, namely how to care for the country’s increasing number of frail older people. The commission’s conclusion is that hospital providers and commissioners … Continue reading

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Spread and Adoption Tool (NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement)

Summary The NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement’s Spread and Adoption Tool is a web-based interactive self-assessment facility, with linked resources and learning materials. It is intended to help with the “challenges of spread and adoption”. Main section headings include: … Continue reading

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Evidence Supports Intentional Rounding (King’s College London)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary In January 2012 the Prime Minister made calls for higher standards of nursing care and compassion. One of his main … Continue reading

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