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Compassionate Care site has now archived and replaced by an updated new site

The Compassionate Care site has now been archived, which means that it will no longer be updated. Please visit the Department of Health’s new Compassionate … Read more → – Compassionate Care site has now archived and replaced by an updated new site

Patient experience – Macmillan Cancer Voices Conference

Jagtar Dhanda, head of inclusion at Macmillan Cancer Support, on the experiences of compassionate care by those affected by cancer. Macmillan Cancer Support invited the Department of Health … Read more → – Patient experience – Macmillan Cancer Voices Conference

Looking after patients as if they are family members

Sophie Conlon, staff nurse in elderly medicine at York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, says she tries to look after every single one of her patients as if … Read more → – Looking after patients as if they are family members

Cornets and compassion

Sara Young, a care home manager and an associate of the My Home Life programme, talks about transforming care home culture. It was a sunny spring … Read more → – Cornets and compassion

Supporting staff to give compassionate care

Mary Flatley,  lead nurse for in-patients, talks about compassionate care at St Joseph’s Hospice Hackney. Working in the field of death and dying can be very rewarding … Read more → – Supporting staff to give compassionate care

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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