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CNO Bulletin September 2012 Issue 109

CNO Bulletin – the Chief Nursing Officer’s monthly bulletin for all NHS nurses, midwives and health visitors – provides a new interactive platform, where you can comment on stories and contribute to discussions.

The link below will take you straight to the latest issue, where you will find informative news items with links to more information. If you prefer to read a hard copy, a PDF is available on the website for you to download.
http://cno.dh.gov.uk/2012/09/10/cno-bulletin-september-2012/

This month’s issue includes:

· Aidan Slowie – NHS Olympian
· Ambulatory emergency care
· Driving the data
· Nurses make the cut
· New CATP national internships
· Dementia: early diagnosis campaign
· New strategy for organ donation
· Fight the flu
· Get to know the school nurse
· New fund will boost digital innovation
· NHS Improvement
· Practice teacher framework
· HEA and CoDH announce collaboration
· Nursery milk scheme consultation
· News in brief
· News round up

CNO Bulletin August 2012 Issue 108

CNO Bulletin – the Chief Nursing Officer’s monthly bulletin for all NHS nurses, midwives and health visitors – provides a new interactive platform, where you can comment on stories and contribute to discussions.

The link below will take you straight to the latest issue, where you will find informative news items with links to more information. If you prefer to read a hard copy, a PDF is available on the website for you to download.
http://cno.dh.gov.uk/2012/08/07/cno-bulletin-august-2012/

This month’s issue includes:

· Jane Cummings’ Voicepiece
· Maternal mental health pathway
· Homelessness and mental health
· Be clear on cancer
· Leadership in nursing informatics
· Mentor health
· Safety thermometer round up
· New falls prevention pack
· Nurses careers brought back to life
· Modern nursing apprenticeships
· The proof is in the apprenticeship
· Addiction nurses look to the future
· New NHS atlases of variation
· News in brief
· News round up

BMA Conference 28th May 2012 ’Forensics-Moving Forward’ A Conference on the Future of Clinical Forensic Medicine Under NHS Commissioning

Speakers;
Dr Cath White
Dr George Fernie
Dr Michael Wilks
Melissa Thompson

A Conference loosely set around NHS commissioning, but mainly discussing Doctors and their position within commissioning, training and quality standards, which they feel is up to the Doctors to set. Working Dr Jenny Holmes has been tasked to set up a Nurses liaison forum with @20 members including Jenny Smith, PP, SF, DrVicky Dean (Acaedmic Dean) Dr Fernie, Jerry Randell RCN. This will be in July hopefully.

A more detailed report will be in our next newsletter

CNO Bulletin May 2012 Issue 106

CNO Bulletin – the Chief Nursing Officer’s monthly bulletin for all NHS nurses, midwives and health visitors – provides a new interactive platform, where you can comment on stories and contribute to discussions.

The link below will take you straight to the latest issue, where you will find informative news items with links to more information. If you prefer to read a hard copy, a PDF is available on the website for you to download.
http://cno.dh.gov.uk/2012/05/23/cno-bulletin-may-2012/

This month’s issue includes:

· Jane Cummings’ Voicepiece
· Year of the nurse – NHS Leadership Recognition Awards
· New awards
· Spring awards is QNI’s largest ever
· Improving the quality of nursing care
· Mentor health
· One year on: early implementer sites
· Taking the temperature of danger
· An energising day on the ward
· Improving the nation’s mental health
· New online service to support parents
· New debriefing model
· News in brief
· News round up
· Parliamentary questions

The Havens 10th Anniversary

The Havens has producd a 5-minute film aimed at young people about an assault on a young girl. As the viewer you have to click when you think the perpetrator has crossed the line. (You might not be able to view this video at work as it is hosted on the YouTube website.)