Delivering high quality, effective, compassionate care: developing the right people with the right skills and right values

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Outlines  the government’s objectives for Health Education England to provide health care education and training for 2016-2017.

This document here  reflects strategic objectives around workforce planning, health education and training and development. The mandate looks at how the healthcare workforce can be developed to improve care for patients through education and training.

New books

NewBooksThe Library & Knowledge Service purchased a large number of new books last month ~ view a selection of the new titles here.

All members of East Cheshire NHS Trust staff, students on placement and volunteers are able to borrow books from the Library.

Contact the Library for more information: ecn-tr.stafflibrary@nhs.net / 01625 66 1362.

 

Reduction in breast cancer deaths is due to treatment not screening, finds study

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The fall in breast cancer mortality seen after widespread mammography screening was introduced in the US was mainly due to improved systemic therapy and not earlier detection of tumours, a comparison of national cancer data before and after the introduction of screening programmes has shown.

Sepsis Toolkit Launched by Royal College of General Practitioners

infectionThe Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP), in partnership with Health Education England and NHS England, has has launched a new sepsis toolkit to support GPs and healthcare professionals to identify and manage the condition in patients.

 

The toolkit has been designed to help GPs and other healthcare professionals in primary care tackle this challenge with a series of educational materials, up-to-date guidance and training resources.

You can access the toolkit here

Read the news post about it  here