70@70: The NIHR Senior Nurse and Midwife Research Leader Programme

13 November 2018
Source: The Department of Health and Social Care

The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has recognised the huge, and as yet untapped, potential contribution of senior nurses and midwives to the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR). In response to this, we are delighted to introduce ‘70@70: The NIHR Senior Nurse and Midwife Research Leader Programme’. The programme is aimed at Senior Nurse/Midwife clinical leaders with

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Deptartment of Health: Talking to people about the government’s work on dementia

30 November 2017
Source: Department of Health

This toolkit is aimed at dementia groups and networks and provides guidance and helpful tips about facilitating discussions with people with dementia and carers effectively and sensitively. We want as many people as possible with experience of dementia to be engaged in our work on dementia so that we can improve the lives of those living with dementia and their

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Department of Health launches the updated Certificate of Vision Impairment Form and Explanatory Notes. With Key messages for different audiences

17 August 2017
Source: Department of Health

Background When a person’s sight loss reaches certain levels they are entitled, if consenting, to be certified as severely sight impaired or sight impaired by a Consultant Ophthalmologist. Certification should be seen as an opportunity for the patient to access support and services and not an end point. Certification of Visual Impairment became an NHS outcome measure/public health indicator for

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