Leading Change, Adding Value

Review of NHS England’s new nursing and midwifery framework  
Leading Change Adding Value

Essential facts

Leading Change, Adding Value is NHS England’s new nursing and midwifery framework.

It builds on Compassion in Practice (CiP), which three years ago introduced the 6Cs – compassion, care, commitment, courage, competence, communication.

The new framework sets out how staff can help the health and care sectors to meet the aims in NHS England’s Five Year Forward View.

Main arguments

The NHS, like the rest of society, is changing, the document says.

The longer ageing population means the focus has shifted from curing illness to helping people manage their health.

Technology allows that to be done away from the traditional hospital and GP model, in people’s homes and in the community.

The result is that more is being asked of nurses, midwives and care staff in terms of the jobs they do and the boundaries they work across.

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