Accredited Registers’ Information Sharing Protocol

CNHC is the holder of an Accredited Register, approved by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA). Thirteen of PSA’s 23 Accredited Registers have recently agreed that they will share information with each other if one of their registrants is removed from their register as a result of disciplinary proceedings. You can see the full document here: Accredited Registers' Information Sharing Protocol

NICE Conflict of Interest Policy consultation

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has published a consultation document setting out its proposals for a revised conflict of interest policy. The draft document outlines the arrangements for members of advisory committees to declare interests and explains how NICE will handle conflicts of interest. NICE is seeking comments on the proposed policy to ensure its committees’ decisions are fair and unbiased.

The deadline for responses is 5.00pm on 18 September 2017.

For details and to respond visit: NICE Conflict of Interest Consultation

Skills for Health ‘Our Health Heroes Awards 2017’

Skills for Health have announced their ‘Our Health Heroes Awards 2017’. This is the second year the awards have been running. They have been designed to recognise the hard work of health care workers from any field of health, not just those working in the NHS, and can include support workers, apprentices, integrated teams or workforce planners.

Skills for Health will be searching for teams and individuals that go above and beyond the call of duty, and who are creative and innovative in their roles. If you know someone that fits the bill, nominate them to get the recognition they deserve.

The Award categories this year are:

o   Operational Services Support Worker Award

o   Clinical Support Worker Award

o   Apprentice of the Year Award

o   Integrated Team of the Year Award

o   Workforce Planning Team Award.

 Integrated Team of the Year may be of particular interest to those working in complementary health care.

 Nomination deadline: close of play on Friday 15 September 2017.

 You can find out more and nominate someone here: Our Health Heroes Awards 2017


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