Monthly Archives: April 2014

HCAI Reporting within Independent Sector healthcare organisations

By Public Health England (2014)

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Developing strong relationships and supporting positive sexual health

By Department of Health (2014)

This guidance supports effective commissioning of school nursing services to provide public health for school aged children. It also explains how local school nursing services can be used and improved to meet local needs.

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Promoting emotional well-being and positive mental health of children and young people

By Department of Health (2014)

This guidance supports effective commissioning of school nursing services to provide public health for school aged children. It also explains how local school nursing services can be used and improved to meet local needs.

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Maximising the school nursing team contribution to the public health of school-aged children: Guidance to support the commissioning of public health provision for school aged children aged 5-19

By Department of Health (2014)

This guidance supports effective commissioning of school nursing services to provide public health for school aged children. It also explains how local school nursing services can be used and improved to meet local needs.

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CCGs one year on: member engagement and primary care development

By The King’s Fund (2014)

This slideshow presents the results of a survey of GPs in six CCG areas which investigated the experiences of member of CCGs over their first year. Whilst less than half of the GPs surveyed felt that decisions made by CCGs reflected their views, the research also suggests that three times as many GPs think that they can influence the work of their CCG than they could their predecessors, PCTs. The survey is an interim finding from ongoing work between The King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust to understand how CCGs are developing.

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Contraceptive services with a focus on young people up to the age of 25

By NICE (2014)

This guidance recommends that doctors, nurses and pharmacists provide information about the full range of contraceptives available, including emergency contraception and long-acting reversible contraception, and the benefits and side effects for young people up to the age of 25. It also states that all young people in England should be given access to contraception and advice at convenient locations so no-one is denied services because of where they live.

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The future of mental health

By NHS Confederation (2014)

This paper discusses what challenges mental health services face and what these challenges might mean for the future of the nation’s mental health.

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