Archived News: September 2007

SEPTEMBER NMC Update: The NMC has had reports of an email scam ; NMC Fee Rise - Your questions answered

HPC Update: Health Professions Council launches fourth Fitness to Practise annual report

FREE OFFER to all nurses! Access to Sage Health and Nursing Journals for a limted period

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Live in Northern Ireland? New maternity allowance for Northern Ireland’s pre-registration student nurses and midwives.See this and more news see your own Northern Ireland page

Live in Scotland? Smoking ban brings positive results Plus see more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Wales? -In future people in Wales will be able to use the internet to order repeat prescriptions and book appointments with their family doctor. - this and more on your very own eNWI page - plus lots about Informing Healthcare

Live in England?See MPs say EPRs essential but delivery in doubt; Plus always check NHS Connecting for Health - Events Online for anything going on in your area

Read the latest Wanless Review: Our Future Health Secured and see Wanless warns NPfIT risking NHS modernisation and Report highlights NPfIT's 'impressive milestones'

e-records news this month: RCP Health Informatics Group develop Generic Medical Record Keeping Standards ; New release from CFH NHS Information Governance: Guidance on Legal and Professional Obligations ; BMA call to halt e-record rollout ; MPs say EPRs essential but delivery in doubt; Wait for early SCR results before rollout, says BMA and Cegedim Rx pharmacy users get Spinal Tap plus NHS Faculty of Health Informatics: Open Workshop - Data Standards are we there yet?

Work in Primary Care? RCN Study Day in London Oct27th ; Improving quality and safety – progress in implementing clinical governance in primary care

Work in Out of Hours? NHS 'failing on GP out-of-hours'; 'GPs need support to open longer'

Work in education? The Skills for Health Quality Assurance Framework for England is running a series of Roadshows

FONS Research opportunity: Up to £5000 will be available for nurse-led healthcare teams who are committed to developing and changing practice through research

Aged between 40 and 69 and willing to input into a UK wide research initiative? See BioBank

Interested in being involved in PBC? See Practice Based Commissioning Toolkit for Nurses

Work with schoolchildren? Skills for Health has launched a Society, Health & Development Diploma aimed at 14 - 19 year olds

Interested in telecare? FREE Telecare Event Birmingham 27th September

Interested in Working in Partnership with Patients? One day Learning Event in Birmingham on

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