Wednesday, 25 September 2013
Appointment of Chief Executive We are very pleased to announce the appointment of Angela Hillery as Chief Executive with immediate effect. Angela was our Interim Chief Executive from May 2013 and was previously the Director of... Northamptonshire Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust
Public health matters: new blog launched The blog will feature regular updates from Public Health England’s directors and other experts about all matters related to public health and the public’s health, as well as a behind-the-scenes look at why we do the work we do and take the positions we take.
A road less rocky - supporting carers of people with dementia This report from the Carers Trust found that carers of people with dementia are not getting the support and advice they often desperately need. Of the carers surveyed, only 51% said that they were given an opportunity to talk separately about their needs and how much care they felt able to provide. It makes recommendations to policy makers and commissioners on how to improve the support for carers of people with dementia.
Can foundation trusts survive and where do their loyalties lie? Foundation trusts are based on two visions of how they should operate and the 2012 Health Act is not helping.
Network of general practices aims to improve standards Quality Practice is a national network of general practices that will extend core activities, share services and increase efficiency.
NHS employers make plea for a pay freeze to save jobs NHS trusts have called for a pay freeze for all staff this year, saying it would save the jobs of more than 15,000 nurses.The Daily Telegraph
- NHS Employers' submission to the NHS Pay Review Body NHS Employers
York Hospital to launch virtual antenatal classes as attendances drop York Hospital is set to become the first in the country to scrap its antenatal classes and replace them with virtual lessons for expectant mothers to watch online. The Independent