News from NHS Networks
A total of 250,000 NHS staff were invited to participate by postal questionnaire and 134,967 staff responded. This was a response rate of 54% (the same rate as 2010).
The results are primarily intended for use by NHS organisations to help them review and improve staff experience so that staff can provide better patient care.
End of life care co-ordination: core content
This national information standard specifies the core record content to support the provision of high-quality co-ordinated care at the end of life. The standard facilitates consistent recording of information by health and social care agencies and, with the consent of the individual, supports safe and effective management and sharing of information.
Prime minister’s challenge on dementia
The prime minister has launched a programme of work which aims to deliver major improvements in dementia care and research by 2015. Read more »
Self-management of diabetes in Hospital
These guidelines have been commissioned by the Joint British Diabetes Societies for Inpatient Care Group in collaboration with NHS Diabetes.
Read more »
Institute’s Productive series available as e-learning
The NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement has published the first of several promised modules in its Productive series of improvement aids as an e-learning course. Read more »
In a typically hectic working day people often find it difficult to find the time to stay up-to-date. How do you know what is happening in research, in development, changes to practice or in legislation? In an attempt to make this easier we have published current awareness links on many of our individual pages to make it easy to access all that information in one click. Our current awareness bulletins summarise for the readers’ convenience, the latest specialist news from numerous reputable sources.
It is our hope that this benefits the reader and ultimately supports patient care.
As from today it should be even easier to find this information as all our bulletins and feeds are listed on the Welcome page. If you haven’t seen them before – take a look now and see what you have been missing …. and then tell your colleagues!
Look out for some additional feeds which have joined this collection:
Breast Feeding, COPD, Emergency Care, End of Life, Musculoskeletal, Nursing, Patient Experience, Rheumatology and Stroke.
BMJ LEARNING: Have you tried the Oncology related modules, which your patients may be presenting with? It’s a quick way to keep up-to-date and earn CPD credits:
Any completed short modules will be automatically added to your BMJ Portfolio, where you can reflect and record your learning activities, and download a report for your appraisal.