Monday, 8 April 2013
Danger of child abuse caseloads in Northamptonshire: Some children’s social workers in Northamptonshire have almost double the number of recommended cases in their in-trays. Northampton Chronicle and Echo
VIDEO: Analysing Leeds heart surgery data: Professor Brian Jarman from the Doctor Foster Unit at Imperial College, London, which monitors death rates in UK hospitals, explains how the data about Leeds General Infirmary was analysed, as it is announced that children's heart surgery is set to restart at the hospital. BBC News
New podcast - Slaying the myths and getting started with social media: Presented by Dean Royles this podcast slays five big social media myths preventing your organisation from engaging with social media. NHS Employers
Drug giant agrees to release all Tamiflu trial data:
|Roche agrees to release 74 trials data after three-year battle|
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Health visitor implementation plan quarterly progress report: October to December 2012: This report is an update on progress with the health visitor implementation plan 2011 to 2015. The main aims of the implementation plan are to improve services and health outcomes in the foundation years for children, families and local communities, through expanding and strengthening the health visiting service.
Putting patients first: the NHS England business plan for 2013/14–2015/16: This plan describes an 11 point scorecard which NHS England will introduce for measuring performance of key priorities, focused on receiving direct feedback from patients, their families and NHS staff. This supports the cultural change needed to put patients at the centre of the NHS, a key theme in the Francis report. It builds on Everyone Counts: Planning for Patients 2013/14, the previous planning guidance for commissioners which was published in December 2012.
1,000 GPs gagged from talking about local health services: More than 1,000 family doctors have been issued with gagging orders, banning them from talking about the work of new organisations running local health services. The Daily Telegraph