Archived News: May 2007
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Live in Northern Ireland?See Opportunities for learning disabled must be improved For this and more news see your own Northern Ireland page
Live in Scotland?See Scottish GPs insist on explicit consent on shared records - Read more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page
Live in England? See National clinical leads for nursing and midwifery doubling to four and Local spending for local needs: how the NHS intends to use the money plus always check NHS Connecting for Health - Events Online for anything going on in your area
Interested in Global Health? See the BMA Report Improving health for the world's poor : what can health professionals do? and see Health is Global
Have a look at the Hospital Guide
e-Records news this month: Information Governance will be ongoing challenge; 'Sealed envelopes' on hold as policy debate continues: Lessons already being learned from early adopters : Debate over legality of Care Record Guarantee ; Professional Development to enhance the Capability & Capacity of Health Records & Clinical Coding functions in the NHS. ; Personal Demographic Service Elearning ; Granger says 'consultation' led to records delays ; Health and social care records 'need framework'
Work as a Health Visitor? Add your name to a Petition to the Prime Minister!
Work in Primary Care and have an interest in Fertility? See this Survey
Waork in Cancer Care? See Getting it right for people with cancer
Work in Primary Care? See BMA statement on access to general practice Also see the PwSI site / New scheme to improve quality and convenience of care closer to home and GPs to be offered 8MB N3 links and EMIS launches Medication Monitoring software