More activity and information to bring to your attention as part of our Week of Action on Action Area One of the nursing, midwifery and care staff strategy, Compassion in Practice. Below we have details of a tweeter chat (1) that is taking place this evening and our latest quote (2) is from Kevin Fenton, Director of Health and Well-being at Public Health England.
1). Making Every Contact Count Tweeter Chat @wenurse
Tonight at 8pm @wenurses, in conjunction with @6CsLive, are hosting a tweeter chat on Making Every Contact Count and how do we embrace those teachable moments? Find out more and take part via the following link: http://www.wenurses.com/MyNurChat/archive/archivewenurses31102013.php
2). Kevin Fenton - Director of Health and Wellbeing – PHE
"As Director of PHE’s Health and Wellbeing Directorate, I believe nurses are integral to and are well placed to influence the public health agenda and making every contact count. We are establishing various Programme Boards and through close working with the Nursing Directorate, we will ensure PHE nurses have a place.
I am delighted to be supporting Action Area 1: Helping people to stay independent, maximising well-being and improving health outcomes national nursing strategy, Compassion in Practice. PHE’s Nursing Directorate will be engaging in various activities throughout the week of action which begins on 28 October 2013. Some of these include webinars focusing on school aged children, making every contact count and place based health and social care."
For further information on our Week of Action see: http://www.6cs.england.nhs.uk/pg/event_calendar/view/82757 or link in via twitter to @VivjBennett @MrsBosanquet @PHE_UK @6CsLive #AA1 #6CsLive “