Tag Archives: National Health Service

Involving patients – informing patients

Contribution to 2020health’s recent report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing.’ By Katrina Glaister, Quality Directorate Facilitator, Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust In 2010, in a radical shift in health strategy, the White Paper, ‘Equity and excellence: Liberating … Continue reading

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Letting Leaders Lead

Contribution to 2020health report ‘Too posh to wash? Reflections on the future of nursing’ By Lou Harkness-Hudson, Unit Manager, Clinical Assessment Unit Rochdale Infirmary   The current culture in nursing is borne from a “can’t do” attitude which is compounded by … Continue reading

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20/20 Vision – Nursing in Perspective

Extract from 2020health’s report ‘Too Posh to Wash? Reflections on the Future of Nursing’ Article by Deborah Sturdy, RN MSc (Econ),Trustee, International Longevity Centre –UK (ILC- UK) / Director of Care, Red and Yellow Care Is this nursing’s watershed? The current media … Continue reading

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Press Release: 6.2.13 Comment on the Francis Report Notes on a scandal: “Betrayal of public trust” This is a heart breaking tally of neglect, cruelty and bullying.  Talk of putting patients at the centre of the healthcare system needs to … Continue reading

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Notes on a scandal – how the Staffordshire public rose up to seek for justice

In September 2007, Mrs Bella Bailey was admitted to Mid-Staffordshire NHS Hospital Trust. She was ill, but not dying. After the first few days her family were so shocked at her treatment and the neglect of other in-patients they started … Continue reading

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A fresh start for CCG staff – in sickness and in health

By Julia Manning. Originally published by Pulse, 21st January. CCGs represent a fresh start, not just for what and how services are commissioned, but also for how the wellbeing of staff is supported. They take over in a system not renowned … Continue reading

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Guest Blogspot: Prevention is better than cure.

The economic consequences of preventing illness are highly complex. Just comparing the costs of prevention with the direct treatment costs that should be avoided is far too simplistic. The true economic impact of preventative measures can often only be assessed … Continue reading

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