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We are using technology to ensure the nursing resource matches the clinical requirements for every ward, says Steve Jessop
Wilful neglect could become a criminal offence next year after the government last night tabled amendments to the Criminal Justice and Courts Bill.
A forthcoming major review of nurse education and training in England will draw heavily on key patient safety reports from last year, according to those overseeing the work.
Health secretary Jeremy Hunt is set to use a major speech in the US to launch a “patient safety movement” in a bid to halve rates of avoidable harm over the next three years.
More than a third of nurses believe the culture around raising concerns has improved at their employer in the last 12 months – but many still report negative consequences from doing so.
A new criminal offence of wilful neglect is to cover all formal healthcare settings, including the NHS and the private sector, under proposals revealed by the Department of Health.
CNO Summit: Round-up of Day 1Subscription
All the news and announcements from day one of the Chief Nursing Officer for England’s summit 2013
A major patient safety improvement programme and new incident report and alert systems are to be introduced by NHS England in response to the Francis inquiry.
Nurses and other clinicians found guilty of “wilful neglect” of patients could face prison, under measures due to be published next week by the government, the prime minister has said.
The only way to guarantee that patient safety is genuinely put first is by ensuring concerns are raised and not kept quiet, says James Titcombe