Archived News: May 2008
This month's NMC/Regulatory Body Update; Subscribe
to the NMC newsletter NOW.. Trust, Assurance and Safety - what does
it mean for the NMC?- From
October 2008 the way the NMC hears Fitness to Practise (FtP) cases will
change to using the Civil standard of proof. Also Publication update:
to support learning and assessment in practice
HPC UPdate: First
CPD audit letters sent out (podiatrists this time - but all other
groups to follow...) and Public information leaflets
Nurse pay - you MUST have your say - the RCN is running a consultation on the new Pay Proposals - register your opinion now
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Live in England?NAO Progress Report on NPfiT plus Newly released independent evaluation of Summary Care Record Service Early Adopter Programme and BCS launches new NHS IT qualification and finally NHS Chief Executive releases 07/08 Report - read more below or on your own area page
Our NHS, Our Future (England) LATEST:Video of highlights ; Leading Local Change published 8th May plus Changing for the better: Guidance when undertaking major changes to NHS services (See your regional page for latest situation with your local SHA plans); Gordon Brown announces new Health Reform Bill to enable the changes to go ahead in England (comments possible at this site)
Did you know that e-Learning will be available via the Electronic Staff record? and Did you know that there's a new type of endoscope probe which can plot a 3D course inside a patient using fibre optics?
New EU Report: Putting eHealth in its European Legal Context
e-records latest for May: Patients
should get Wikirecords
Interested in involving patients in developments in your e-practice?
see the National Association
for Patient Participation and a must read The
Talking Cure: Why Conversation is the Future of Healthcare Plus NHS
Direct Online to be moved to Choices and Common
core principles to support self care: a guide to support implementation.
Accountability and Empowerment - a new era for scrutiny
Work with clients with complex health & social care needs? Largest ever UK telecare trial starts and Cegedim Rx plans telehealth move whilst government in England launches national debate on the future of care and support - £31 million hi-tech home healthcare scheme begins and Testra Launches Wireless Stethoscope
Work in mental Health? New guidance on transfers between places of safety and more funds for the Mental Health Act. Plus Attitudes towards Mental Illness 2008 Research Report
Work in/around Care Homes? New Rowntree Report 'Supporting
older people in care homes
Interested in the Productive Ward opportunities? (there must be some e-health development possibilities here)- Funding announced for England: £50m to double time Nurses spend on patient care and of interest is Giving Nurses A Voice
CONFERENCES: PHCSG Summer Conference 1st 2nd July 2008, Chesford Grange Warwickshire plus FREE CFH Conference on 17th June in London Cultural Change in Professional Practice - The Information Revolution, and The third annual Implementing SNOMED CT Conference takes place on Tuesday-Wednesday 10-11 June 2008 at Earls Court One, London SW5 9TA. The Sixth National Essence of Care Conference, 'Essence of Care: Moving Forward', will be held on 11 June 2008 at 20 Cavendish Square, London
ICN Congress Durban June 2009: Call for Abstracts Sub Theme 8. Technology, innovations and informatics