Archived News: April 2007

NMC Update: About the NMC Read about the main items from the recent NMC Council Meeting

HPC Update: See your latest Newsletter and see your latest HPC Council decisions

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Our Health, Our Care, our Say - One Year On

UK response to European Commission discussion document on an EU health strategy

Live in Northern Ireland? Health Minister Paul Goggins today announced additional funding of £2million for community pharmacy services.- For this and more news see your own Northern Ireland page

Live in Scotland? Did you know you can sign up to receive free Scottish Health Executive Podcasts? - Read more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Wales?See New 'on line' emergency health record improves out of hours care in Gwent and Welsh health IT 'Wizards' set different path to England - Read about this and more on your very own eNWI page - plus lots about Informing Healthcare

Live in England? Free Skills Training for NHS staff through ECDL Health Unit - plus always check NHS Connecting for Health - Events Online for anything going on in your area

Free workshops - Turn analysis into action. Help make data make a difference.

 

First look at Microsoft's NHS CUI software

FDBE signs up with Map of Medicine and Soarian

Glyn Hayes awarded for services to Health Informatics

Take part in the 2007 State of Information Security Survey

Hewitt unveils patient choice for all and see £10m NHS service comparison site to be announced£10m NHS service comparison site to be announced

Interested in e-records? See Bolton PCT Trials NHS Care Records Service and New 'on line' emergency health record improves out of hours care in Gwent and Welsh health IT 'Wizards' set different path to England and 'It's about the patient, stupid' and Home access to NHS records plan and SCR opt-out sets 'onerous' conditions, says GP and a new Nuffield Report: Electronic Personal Health records: emergence and implications for the UK Finally view a short video on the Dutch EPR

Work in Cancer Care? Audit sets out ways to improve care for patients with head and neck cancer and Dublin Hospital Rolls Out Communication Network For Cancer Youngsters

Interested in e-prescribing? See Pharmacists reject prescription printing plan and for LTCs "Information Prescriptions" Launched For Those With Long-Term Conditions

Work as a School Nurse or in paediatrics? See the new National Child Measurement Programme - includes an explanation of how to enter this information on to the National Child Measurement Database. Also see Making every young person with diabetes matter and You're Welcome quality criteria: Making health services young people friendly

Work as a Midwife? See Maternity Matters: Choice, access and continuity of care in a safe servic and see NMC Annual Midwifery Conference

Work in Mental Health? see Computerised cognitive behavioural therapy (cCBT) implementation guidance and Rio rolls out in West London trust and see Government gives £45m for research into mental health and underfunded areas

Interested in Payment by Results?
See this Consultation Options for the future of Payment by Results: 2008/09 to 2010/11 (Runs until 22nd June)

Work in ED/Trauma? Online Database Launched to Improve Trauma Patient Care

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