Category Archive: Guidance

New NHS guideline to tackle unmet hearing needs
  • 21
    Jun

New NHS guideline to tackle unmet hearing needs

People with hearing difficulties should be encouraged to access care sooner and be provided with two hearing aids when they have a hearing loss in both ears, according to a new guideline published by NICE today. The guideline, aimed at...

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HCPC publishes revised Guidance on conduct and ethics for students
  • 15
    Jun

HCPC publishes revised Guidance on conduct and ethics for students

The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has published revised Guidance on conduct and ethics for students. The guidance for students has been reviewed to ensure that it continues to be fit for purpose, up-to-date and well understood by students,...

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HCPC revised Standards of conduct, performance and ethics
  • 27
    Jan

HCPC revised Standards of conduct, performance and ethics

The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) has published its revised Standards of conduct, performance and ethics. These are high level ethical standards which state in broad terms the behaviour expected of professionals regulated by the HCPC. A comprehensive review...

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New Flexible Working Time Legislation This June
  • 22
    Jun

New Flexible Working Time Legislation This June

Under provisions of the Children and Families Act 2014, as from 30 June 2014 all employees will have the right to ask to work flexibly after 26 weeks’ service with their employer. How can employers handle multiple requests for flexible...

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Commissioning Adult Hearing Services: A Practical Guide
  • 9
    Jun

Commissioning Adult Hearing Services: A Practical Guide

Any Qualified Provider (AQP) has shown that offering adult hearing services in the community can improve access, quality and choice with high levels of patients satisfaction at lower and more transparent cost to the NHS, says new guidance released today....

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