Archived News: July 2008
This month's NMC/Regulatory Body Update - it's been quite an eventful month, with lots happening to read about;First see the New Report on Extending Regulation; plus the Special CHRE report to the Minister of State for Health Services on the NMC and the NMC's response to the review. Plus A new governance structure for the NMC . Finally Update on NMC projects (eg Pre-Reg Nursing Education, Advanced Practice), and you have a chance to Have your say about what goes in 'NMC News'
In addition you are uinvited to to take part in a consultation on the content of new constitution rules for the four NMC statutory committees Investigating; Conduct and Competence; Health; and Midwifery, all of which play a key role in the work of the NMC.
HPC UPdate: HPC
appoints four Council members following its fourth Council election
welcomes the opportunity to regulate practitioners of acupuncture, herbal
medicine, traditional Chinese medicine and other traditional medicine
systems practised in the UK and Case
study appeal - can you help?
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Live in Northern Ireland?See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page
Live in Scotland? New e-Health Strategy published - Beller eHealth: Better care - Plus see more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page
Live in England? The 'Swindells' Health informatics review is published and Darzi releases Final Report: High quality care for all - read more below or on your own area page
Interesting articles this month: Futures debate on 'Disruptive innovation' ; Summer 08 QNI News ; NHS leaders see IT as promising NHS opportunity ; The conservative party launch a green paper on health, Delivering some of the best health in Europe - which includes an 'information revolution'; Latest edition of BCS Health Informatics Now ; interesting Radio 4 Health and IT debates
Interested in developing your e-Health practice but need support? See the FoNS Awards 2008 - Rewarding Excellence in Nursing and Healthcare Practice
e-records related news this month -
Work in primary or community care in England? See the NHS Next Stage Review: Our vision for primary and community care and the RCGP alternative to Polyclinics
Interested in networking and sharing experiences? Do not miss this new web site: Connecting for Care
Interested in Commissioning? New information tools promised for commissioning and see Delivering care closer to home: meeting the challenge
Involved in a Hospital at Night service? Read the Hospital at Night 2008 UK Implementation Survey Report
Work in telephone consultation? Patient information easily obtained by phone
Work in Mental Health or Social Services? See: Support,
time and recovery (STR) workers: a competence framework: best practice
guidance plus see Pandemic
Influenza guidance and Research
on eliminating age discrimination in social services and mental health
Work with youg people? New on line toolkit for consulting young people sex and relationships education and CMO calls for focus on teen health