Friday, 5 July 2013
New training course for NHS staff about to undertake further study We have developed the new Pre-course Course for NHS staff who are about to start (or may have already started) new studies. It may be a short course or module, a full Masters or even a PhD, but we can help.
'Named clinician' for older patients Elderly people in England are to have a named clinician responsible for their care when they leave hospital, the health secretary will say. BBC News
- Elderly will be assigned a local doctor or nurse who are personally responsible for their care The Independent
- Named carers for elderly after hospital The Daily Telegraph
New mileage allowances - from 1 July 2013 The NHS Staff Council has agreed a new system for mileage allowances for staff (from 1 July 2013, handbook amendment number 29) who use their privately owned vehicles on NHS business, for example, providing care in the patient's home. NHS Employers
NHS productivity from 2004/5 to 2010/11 his report follows year-on-year changes in productivity from 2004/5 to 2010/11 in order to examine improvements; a key element in meeting the Nicholson Challenge.
The wisdom of the crowd: 65 views of the NHS at 65 As the NHS reaches 65, this collection of essays asks 65 health and political leaders what they believe the state of the NHS to be at this moment in time; what they think the NHS will look like in ten years' time; what health and political leaders need to do to ensure it remains viable and fit for purpose; and whether they think the NHS can remain largely free at the point of use. The Nuffield Trust
How is the new NHS structured? his collection of work aims to explain how the NHS is now structured, including how providers are regulated, who can influence the commissioning of services and how the money flows.
Exclusive: NHS 111 risks 'were known before launch' NHS Direct identified concerns about understaffing and call volume forecasts weeks before the troubled roll-out of its NHS 111 services. GP Online
Dementia cure by 2020 can help save the NHS, says Hunt Science can save the NHS, with drug companies hopeful of finding a cure for dementia by 2020, amid "incredible" advances in British medicine, the Health Secretary has said.The Daily Telegraph
Victims of sex trafficking 'at risk' over NHS charging plans Plans to charge non-EU migrants more for NHS care could put vulnerable women and victims of sex trafficking at risk, midwives have warned. The Independent
A third of young people have had suicidal thoughts Nearly a third of children in Britain have contemplated or attempted suicide, according to a report revealing the scale of the mental health problems afflicting young people. The Independent