Posts Tagged ‘Francis Report’

Cultural change cannot be mandated by law

It is just over twelve months since Robert Francis QC delivered his report on the Inquiry into Mid Staffs and his call for a change in culture in the NHS. ...

Award launched celebrating compassionate care

Medics who have made a “fantastic” difference to patient care are being sought for a new Kate Granger award for compassionate care launched by NHS Engl...

Government wants culture of compassion in NHS

Developing a culture of compassion will be a key marker of success in the NHS following the scandal of Mid Staffs Hospital, the government has said in its ...

Government response to Francis Report: reaction

Nearly a year after the release of the Francis Report into Mid Staffordshire Hospital, the government has issued its response. Here's all the key reactio...

Francis one-year-on: NHS culture must change

How the Department of Health and NHS England behave towards parts of the NHS following the Public Inquiry into Mid Staffordshire Hospital will be as impo...

NHS culture change needed to improve care

The NHS needs a significant culture change making it easier to raise a genuine concern about care than to not do so. This is the Health Select Committee'...

A manifesto for doctors’ behaviours post-Francis

The following is the formal response - called Manifesto for Change - of the Royal College of Obstetricians and Gynaecologists to the recommendations of the...

Francis Report “let government off the hook”

The Francis inquiry into the scandal at Mid-Staffs allowed the government to shift the blame to frontline clinicians rather than those in charge, claims fo...

Non-whistleblowers will not face prosecution

Hospital doctors must speak out about poor care but are unlikely to face prosecution if they fail to do so, the Department of Health (DH) says in its respo...

Nurses will have to spend a year on basic care

Nurses will have to spend up to a year helping patients eat, wash and get dressed – work usually done by healthcare assistants – under government plans...