NICE has published guidance on health and social care provision for disabled children and young people with severe complex needs in all settings, including education.
As well as looking at integrated health and social care support, the guidance aims to ensure that effective commissioning and joint working occur between practitioners across health and social care services The consultation closes on 5 February 2019.
NHS England says the recently revised criteria for clinical pharmacists applying to working in general practice are having a positive impact. Recent applications show a potential for a total of 326 whole time equivalent (WTE) clinical pharmacists approvals for wave 7, compared to a total of 19.6 WTE approvals for wave 6. These wave 7 applications will be approved through local and regional approval panels which were held during December 2018. This represents the highest number of potential approvals at any stage of the programme.
Whatever your role, or the organisation you work in, effective presentation skills are an important part of your professional portfolio and will help to boost your career.
During this e-learning course you will explore how verbal, visual and non-verbal communication skills contribute to effective presentations while considering your audience, goals and the wider context. You'll also discover how to manage nerves and stay on message in some of the most challenging situations.
An NHS programme in Somerset has helped patients avoid 7,500 nights in hospital and freed up at least £2m for other services.
Somerset’s pioneering Homefirst scheme offers patients who are healthy enough tailored help to finish therapy at home, with personalised care reducing stays in hospital by up to ten days.
Homefirst is delivered by specialist teams of staff who have been given additional training in a range of care techniques, so they can do more with patients once they are home, to help them regain independence faster.