Archived News: June 2008

RCN accepts three-year pay deal and Unison accepts three-year pay deal whilst Midwives reject pay offer

This month's NMC/Regulatory Body Update; Extending Professional Regulation Working Group - Interim report; Warning: Email scam plus Advice for nurses working with children and young people and there are New Midwifery Advice Sheets

GMC Review of Confidentiality Guidance - for information

HPC UPdate: June Newsletter out plus Paramedic struck off for misconduct

Don't miss the Newsfeed for even more up to date news which is constantly fed in!

Live in Northern Ireland?New Dementia Advocacy Service - See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in Scotland?Call for e-health to ‘permeate’ rural Scotland - Plus see more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Wales? iSoft completes Welsh lab system upgrade - read more on your very own eNWI page - plus lots about Informing Healthcare

Live in England? Royal Berkshire 'may walk' from NHS IT programme and CSC and Fujitsu NHS contract resets continue - read more below or on your own area page

Interesting publications this month: Web 2.0 revolution underway in healthcare plus Kings Fund Report on Polyclinics highlights e-Health opportunities and Care charities say telecare is 'crucial to future' and the importance of compassion in healthcare. Lastly Just Care? A fresh approach to adult services

Care for children in your practice? Do not miss the Final report on the Why Children Die project

See the Skills Framework for Working in an Information Age

Video Game Technology May Help Heart Surgeons

e-records latest this month:UK wide: Google Health launched and McAfee wins contract for NHS data encryption and GMC Review of Confidentiality Guidance
England: Spine problems force trusts to switch off CRS ; NAO says care records service delayed until 2015 and GPs call for halt to centrally-held patient records ; Records of 38,000 Isle of Wight patients lost and Hants and IOW share records for 1.5 million patients plus Detailed care records - a closer look plus look at An NHS Security Management Service
Consultation Paper - Marking the electronic care records of violent patients
; Summary Care Record Application training

Interested in home monitoring? Evaware launches new telehealth platform

Work in primary care? What do you know about GPES? More information plus DH 'highly unlikely' to ban 084 numbers

Work in Mental health? Humber first mental health trust to use SystmOne and 32 PCTs to spearhead surge in talking therapies

Interested in researching long term conditions? DH funds collaborative ICT research and Telehealthcare Can Transform Health And Social Care and Understanding people's experiences of living in a care home

Interested in Cancer Pathways? Map of Medicine partners with DH cancer networks plus Drug Prescribing in Advanced Chronic Kidney Disease

Interested in Commissioning? See the PCT Board Development Framework and the 'World Class' Commissioning website

Live in England? Familiarise yourself with the new NHS Performance Regime

Information to support client choice: Connecting for Health to take over NHS Choices and NHS Choices to publish death rates

Survey into Social Enterprise

Pharmacists use text messaging

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