Francis report into Mid Staffs
The Francis Report: Essential Reading
The Francis report, published February 2013, contained the long-awaited findings of the public inquiry into Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust. Sarah Calkin answers some frequently asked questions about it.
The Mid Staffordshire Foundation Trust public inquiry heard evidence from a number of frontlines nurses and nursing leaders. Shaun Lintern recalls what some of them said:
How did the government respond?
On 24 June 2014, NHS Choices will be publishing the planned and actual number of nurses on each shift on every inpatient ward in England
francis report and nursing practice
How will the Francis report affect your nursing day? Here’s how …
Following the publication in February of the Francis report, Nursing Times rounded up the top five policy recommendations from the report that will affect you as a nurse
Narratives from the Francis reports can guide the implementation of ethical leadership and improve the organisational culture of the NHS
Freedom to Speak Up Review
Nurse whistleblower Helene Donnelly has called for “rapid” action to ensure the introduction of the new “guardian” role recommended by Sir Robert Francis is not “used and abused”.
francis in the news
The rhetoric and criticism surrounding the increasing use of overseas nurses to cope with NHS staffing shortages has been described as “insulting” by a senior health service manager.
NT and Francis
The revelations of the Francis Inquiry into care at Mid Staffordshire hospital two years ago made shocking reading. How could something like this happen in our NHS?