Archived News: February 2007
TAKE NOTE SURVEY ENDS March 16th - HAVE YOUR SAY! What web-based information do you need at the point of care? The RCN has launched an online survey, which will run until March 2007, to poll as many nursing and midwifery professionals as possible, to ensure that it has a solid view of their needs.
Live in Northern Ireland? - For this and more news see your own Northern Ireland page
Interested in e-records, confidentiality and access to records? There's plenty happening!
Day Of Action 3 March 2007 - The RCN and other health unions are to stage a National Day of Action on Saturday 3 March 2007 in support and defence of the NHS (See your Regional page for precise information)plus see Blair defends his record on NHS - you can listen to the BBC Today programme interview on this site
The International Council of Nurses (ICN) has launched a survey to investigate nurse views on nursing and current and future health care issues.
Work trying to help clients cope in their own homes? See 'Consultation on the Hospital Travel Costs Scheme' (consultation runs until 13th April) and Keeping it Personal - the clinical case for expanding the services provided by GPs, nurses, midwives, pharmacists and other key staff in the community
Work with Older People? RCN Report Two years on - caring in partnership: Older people and nursing staff working towards the future
Interested in bringing specialist care closer to home? See A Recipe for Care - Not a Single Ingredient
Interested in e-prescribing? E-Prescribing Can Improve Quality Of Healthcare
EU Cross Border Health services House of Commons Committee Report
A view of the NHS in 2007 - from a pharmacy perspective - interesting reading
See Demise of nursing is compromising patient care in the UK and then Death of nursing is greatly exaggerated, says RCN