Francis report into Mid Staffs
Nurses, doctors and other healthcare professionals could be expected to hold monthly sessions to discuss the pressures they face as part of a government backed initiative to improve culture and compassion across the NHS, Nursing Times can reveal.
With healthcare assistant training set to be standardised throughout the NHS, one trust has developed a programme that ensures all its HCAs are trained to the same high standards
compassion - changing your practice
Health professionals need to identify and act on the essential factors that influence quality care to create a safe and compassionate culture
leadership - changing your practice
Narratives from the Francis reports can guide the implementation of ethical leadership and improve the organisational culture of the NHS
raising concerns - changing your practice
I qualified as a nurse more than 17 years ago and, as a result of that, I have seen three governments run the NHS, continuous changes and a whole host of health-service scandals that have ended in increased scrutiny and criticism by the media and by society.
rounding - changing your practice
The government’s response to the Francis report contained a number of undertakings that will have a major impact on nursing
Ward rounds are an essential aspect of good-quality care with nurses playing a vital and central role
Organisations should introduce key nurse roles so that, over the course of a shift, patients have one nurse who is their main port of call
First impressions can affect patients’ perceptions of their whole care journey. A toolkit was developed to assess how care settings are perceived within 15 steps of first entry
We must not allow care to fail due to our lack of courage as leaders, says Trish Morris-Thompson