Climate change is the biggest global threat to health and the need to act has never been clearer. From respiratory diseases to access to clean water, global warming is negatively affecting the health of people around the world.
Peer support can help staff cope with the stress that comes from their work. New guidance from the RCP and the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych) sets out the values, principles and practice of peer support, with an infographic that can be printed out and displayed locally.
The Health Informatics Unit's (HIU) 'Document naming standard' project will ensure digital health records are appropriately named for safe and effective retrieval within the health and social setting, as well as their transfer across all care settings.
The NHS relies on teams to design, deliver and develop world-class patient care. Effective team-working reduces medical errors, increases patient safety and improves patient mortality rates. Crucially, it also leads to reduced stress and higher job satisfaction.