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Proposals For a Single Health and Care System (Commission on the Future of Health and Social Care in England / The King’s Fund / BBC News)

Summary The independent Commission on the Future of Health and Social Care in England has proposed the creation of a single health and social care system; asserting that the current system is not fit for purpose. The Commission’s interim report … Continue reading

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Dementia Champions in Scotland (Nursing Standard / BMJ)

Summary The Scottish government plans to have 300 dementia champions by 2013. The champions are recruited from health and social care staff and given training which enables them to lead improvements in care. Supporters of the scheme say that these … Continue reading

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Operating Framework for the NHS in England 2012/13 (NHS Confederation)

Summary The NHS Operating Framework for 2012/13 (November 2011) is intended to help the NHS implement the Government’s health reform programme. This NHS Confederation briefing and commentary clarifies the key points in the operating framework document, and supplies the NHS … Continue reading

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