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Francis inquiry: One year on

One year on from the Francis inquiry in to events at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, Mary Agnew, Deputy Director of the Department of Health … Read more → – Francis inquiry: One year on

Government publishes full response to Francis recommendations

Plans to make the NHS more open, more accountable and more focused on safety and compassion have been announced as part of the government response … Read more → – Government publishes full response to Francis recommendations

Dates announced for regional events on implementing the response to Francis

The department has announced the dates for 5 regional events to discuss the national and local response to the Francis Report. Registration is now open … Read more → – Dates announced for regional events on implementing the response to Francis

Case study: Schwartz Rounds to support staff and foster compassion

Schwartz Rounds are held on a monthly basis at the Royal Free London NHS Foundation Trust. They are a forum for clinical and non-clinical staff … Read more → – Case study: Schwartz Rounds to support staff and foster compassion

Case study: Barbara’s story – staff watch award winning film on dementia

All 12,500 staff at Guy’s and St Thomas’ NHS Foundation Trust (GSTT) will watch a powerful film about a woman with dementia and her experiences … Read more → – Case study: Barbara’s story – staff watch award winning film on dementia

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27 Aug: Delicious/dhcare

Unsafe GP surgeries told: improve or be shut down | Society | The Guardian

GP surgeries providing poor or unsafe care face being shut down under a tough new "two-strikes-and-you're-out" policy being introduced by the NHS … Read more »Unsafe GP surgeries told: improve or be shut down | Society | The Guardian

27 Aug: Delicious/dhcare

NHS whistleblowers urged to share experiences of poor patient care - Telegraph

Sir Robert Francis QC, who led two major inquiries into failures at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, has launched a call for evidence for his … Read more »NHS whistleblowers urged to share experiences of poor patient care - Telegraph

27 Aug: Delicious/dhcare

BBC News - Hospital failure regime extended to care homes

A system of special measures designed to improve failing hospitals in England is to be extended to care homes, the government has announced. Read more »BBC News - Hospital failure regime extended to care homes

26 Mar: Delicious/dhcare

Health secretary to launch raft of new patient safety measures | Nursing Times

Health secretary Jeremy Hunt is set to use a major speech in the US to launch a “patient safety movement” in a bid to halve rates of avoidable … Read more »Health secretary to launch raft of new patient safety measures | Nursing Times

25 Feb: Delicious/dhcare

A year on from the Francis report into Mid-Staffs, what has changed? | Channel 4 News

It seems longer than a year ago but it was on this day in 2013 that Robert Francis QC published his report into the Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation … Read more »A year on from the Francis report into Mid-Staffs, what has changed? | Channel 4 News

25 Feb: Delicious/dhcare

The Francis report: One year on | HR Magazine

A year on from the Mid Staffs inquiry, NHS Employer CEO Dean Royles reports on the progress that has been made to NHS staff culture This week marks … Read more »The Francis report: One year on | HR Magazine