Tag Archives: Skills Mix

Organising and Managing Multidisciplinary Teams in Local Government (PHE)

Summary This Public Health England (PHE) document covers the employment of public health professionals working as consultants in public health and directors of public health. These individual are included on the GMC Specialist Register / GDC Specialist List or the … Continue reading

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CEM Prescription for Acute and Emergency Care (College of Emergency Medicine)

Summary A recent policy paper from the College of Emergency Medicine (CEM), working with the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health, Royal College of Physicians and Royal College of Surgeons, proposes 13 recommendations to reduce the rising pressure on … Continue reading

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Living Well Through Activity in Care Homes (BAOT / COT)

Summary The British Association of Occupational Therapists (BAOT) and College of Occupational Therapists (COT) have produced a set of free online resources designed to help care home residents maintain health, their sense of purpose and involvement by continuing to engage … Continue reading

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Safe Staffing for Older People (RCN)

Summary This document from the Royal College of Nursing (RCN) looked at hospital care for older people and presents findings from the RCN’s report on safe staffing for older people’s wards. This publication set out recommendations to address issues including … Continue reading

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Persistent Challenges to Quality Nursing in Care Homes (Royal College of Nursing)

Summary This Royal College of Nursing (RCN) report identifies ten key challenges to the provision of high quality care in care homes. These are: 1. Funding and Admissions Lack of funding affects the types of residents that care homes accept: … Continue reading

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