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Nurses are being urged to encourage their managers to introduce a new data-sharing system aimed at preventing child abuse, after it emerged more than two thirds of trusts are still to put it in place.
Health visitors have experienced increasing workloads over the past year, with almost half claiming a child death similar to the high profile case of Baby P was likely to happen within their trust, a survey has found.
Nurses and other frontline staff across England will soon be able to use a “landmark” nationwide data sharing system that will alert them to children who may be at risk of abuse or neglect.
We will do all that we can to assist Patients First in achieving better outcomes for all, says Mike MacKenzie
Whistleblowers call for NHS culture changeSubscription
The NHS is uncaring and only pays lip service to an open culture, according to a lawyer representing a newly launched group for health service whistleblowers.
Whistleblowers seek better legal protectionSubscription
A group of whistleblowers including nurses, doctors and managers plans to challenge the government over the level of protection provided to staff who raise concerns.
New handbook for nurses to raise concernsSubscription
Guidance on raising concerns about patient safety in the wake of the crisis at Mid Staffordshire Hospital was launched last week by the union Unison at its annual health conference in Liverpool.
Hospital criticised ahead of Baby P reportSubscription
Baby Peter could have been saved if managers at a hospital where he was treated had listened to fears raised by senior doctors more than a year before the toddler’s death, a consultant paediatrician has claimed.
Stemming the flow of health visitors leaving the NHS is a priority in the aftermath of the Baby P scandal, health secretary Andy Burnham has told the Community Practitioners and Health Visitors Association (CPHVA) conference.
Baby P case sparks increase in abuse reportsSubscription
The case of Baby Peter, formerly referred to as Baby P, has made people more willing to report potential child abuse, figures suggest.