From November 2019 throughout Hampshire, all Estimated Time of Arrival (ETA) requests will only be accepted via the on line platform for Health Care Professionals. The system runs through an Internet Explorer via NHS.net, which is a secure network and approved by the NHS information authority.Read " Hampshire Non- Emergency Patient Transpo…"
In Practice — articles for November 2019
Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust are adding Mental Health Services to NHS e-Referral Service as a ‘Referral Assessment Service’ (RAS).Read " NHS e-Referrals for Southern Health Ment…"
I had the privilege of being invited to the launch of a piece of new research commissioned by Mencap New Forest and undertaken by Prof Rachel Forrester-Jones, University of Bath, into the challenges for people as they age, caring for older individuals with learning disabilities/autism.Read " Sarah Schofield blog: Looming crisis for…"
Salisbury NHS Foundation Trust is hosting a free evening for clinicians focusing around the subject of general surgery and the benefits of screening programmes to primary care.Read " General surgery and primary care evening…"
Solutions 4 Health have been commissioned by Hampshire County Council to offer local smokers support to quit smoking.
The new service will cater to the needs of the local population by offering a range of support in accessible clinics in local community settings, including community centres, leisure centres and GP surgeries. Smokers will have the option of obtaining information to move through their quit attempt without traditional Advisor support, receiving support via the Smokefree Hampshire online platform or over the telephone or traditional sessions with an Advisor.Read " New stop smoking provider for Hampshire…"
Reading Well Books on Prescription is a national scheme sponsored by the Society of Chief Librarians and the Reading Agency which enables health professionals to recommend books by completing a, “prescription”Read " Reading Well Books on Prescription schem…"
As we work towards fully integrating Southern Health NHS Foundation Trust and Hampshire County Council’s reablement services to create a single, countywide intermediate care service, it’s important to take inspiration from great examples of integrated working already taking place in the County.Read " Integrated working - the New Forest Frai…"
A practice manager has developed a finance spreadsheet to help Practice Managers keep on top of the various income streams coming in to General Practice. Here, Riz Husain from St George's Medical Centre in Barnet, explains how it works.Read " Practice manager develops finance spread…"
Often in a crisis, the clinical teams caring for someone have little, if any, information about a patient or their wishesRead " Future Planning documents now available …"