Archived News: September 2009

NMC/Regulatory Update; Are you due to re-register in September or October? ; New Student Guidance published ; November edition of NMC News

HPC Update: Is patient safety and quality an election priority?

Live in Wales?IT programme for Wales gets RCN seal and Encryption takes step forward - read more on your own eNWI page

Live in Scotland? See more Scottish news on your own Scotland Page

Live in Northern Ireland? RCN welcomes single Act for mental health and mental capacity See this and more news on your own Northern Ireland page

Live in England? NEW CQC Report: The right information, in the right place, at the right time plus see NHS in the Next Decade - Speech By Health Secretary Andy Burnham - read more news below or look on your own area page

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Publications and web sites of interest this month: Patient Safety Safer Care Programme ; Audit Commission warns on poor records ; PAC criticises NPfIT delivery; Patients, not numbers... People not Statistics ; Supporting Carers to Care ; DH Consultation on Quality Accounts ; NEW CQC Report: The right information, in the right place, at the right time

Conferences etc; Conference: London Health 09. Strategic Commisioning for Better Outcomes

e-records this month:

Information Governance: Audit Commission warns on poor records ; Birmingham uses Websense ; Data quality held to quality account ; Two Scottish NHS bodies rapped by ICO ; GPs warned about fake DPA agencies ; Setting records straight ; NEW CQC Report: The right information, in the right place, at the right time

Personal Health records: Are you feeling healthii?

Internatonal: US releases $1.2 billion for EMRs

England: November go-live for first London SCR ;SCR evaluation data shows added value ; GP practices report benefits from GP2GP ; Region-wide SCR campaigns discussed

'Metrics, Quality, Measurement and Monitoring' etc this month: Dashboards available from October ; Patients, not numbers... People not Statistics ; Benchmarking Mental Health Services ; Data quality held to quality account ; DH Consultation on Quality Accounts ; NEW CQC Report: The right information, in the right place, at the right time

Work with children and Young People? Alder Hey surveys are Fabio ; the national paediatric toolkit ; Pandemic influenza: paediatric clinical pathways

Work in the community? Integrated care: pride of the community

Interested in Health Promotion? new web site with loads of campaign resources; DH seeks views of commissioners of health and wellbeing ; Your health, your way: a guide to long term conditions and self care - communications toolkit ; US Government Invests $650 Million to Create Healthier Lifestyles for Americans

Work in Theatre? The productive operating theatre launched ; Trisoft adopts Mid Essex pre-op module

Work in A&E? Survey about good practice with GPs in A&E

Work in telephone consultation? 3,000 members for Birmingham OwnHealth ;Time changes consultations ; NHS Direct Wales 'needs new direction' ; Emergency text system launched

Interested in tele-health? Tunstall calls for government action on telehealth ; interesting Canadian technology report: Home Telehealth for Chronic Disease Management and see Remote Telemonitoring; A Preliminary Review of Current Evidence

Work in primary/Urgent care? eCall - saving lives through in-vehicle communication technology ; DH bans use of premium rate phone number ; Lloydspharmacy installs virtual GPs ; QoF frozen as part of swine flu deal ; CfH consults on future of GP systems ; TPP announces 1,000th SystmOne practice

Work in mental health? Benchmarking Mental Health Services

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