HSC (2003) 002 2: LAC (2003) 1: Mental health grant guidance 2003-04 – Department of Health

The purpose of this circular is to provide guidance on the administration and conditions attached to the Mental Health Grant (MHG) for Councils with Social Service Responsibilities (CSSRs) in 2003-04.

HSC (2003) 002: LAC (2003) 1: Mental health grant guidance 2003-04 – Department of Health

The purpose of this circular is to provide guidance on the administration and conditions attached to the Mental Health Grant (MHG) for Councils with Social Service Responsibilities (CSSRs) in 2003-04.

HSC (2004) 001: Use of confidentiality and clawback clauses in connection with termination of a contract of employment – Department of Health

This circular strengthens and clarifies existing guidance on clawback and confidentiality clauses in severance agreements involving NHS managers.  

HSC (2004) 002 LAC (2004) 2 : Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Grant Guidance 2004/05 – Department of Health

In 2004-05 CAMHS funding to councils will be increased substantially to reflect the Government’s continuing commitment to radically improve the overall level of provision. The total 2004-05 CAMHS Grant is £67M. Of this £60.5M is allocated directly to councils using

HSC (2004) 003: Primary Medical Services Allocations 2004/05 – Department of Health

This HSC notifies Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) of their actual resource limited primary medical services allocation for 2004/05. It funds delivery of General Medical Services (GMS), Personal Medical Services (PMS), PCT Medical services and alternative providers as set out in

HSC (2004) 004 LAC (2004) 28 : Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Grant Guidance 2005/06 – Department of Health

This circular sets the conditions attached to the core CAMHS Grant, and the individual councils’ allocations.

HSC (2006) 001 LAC(2006) 6 : Child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) grant guidance 2006-07 and 2007-08 – Department of Health

This circular sets out the conditions attached to the core child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) grant, and the individual councils’ allocations.

HSC (2007) 001: Better blood transfusion: safe and appropriate use of blood – Department of Health

This circular replaces HSC 2002/009 building on previous Better Blood Transfusion initiatives. Improving transfusion safety and effectiveness; avoiding unnecessary use of blood components,Platelets and Fresh Frozen Plasma; focussing on the use of anti-D in Obstetrics; and patient and public involvement.

HSC (2000) 024: NHS bursary scheme (third edition) – Department of Health

This circular, through the accompanying NHS Bursary Scheme (Third Edition), provides the new Bursary rates for NHS funded nursing and midwifery diploma level students and degree level nursing, midwifery and PAMs students. Medical students undertaking their second year of the

HSC (2000) 025: Legislation: Human Rights Act, working time regulations, parental and maternity leave regulations and part-time workers regulations – Department of Health

This circular alerts you to the following: the coming into force of the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA or the Act) on 2nd October 2000. Health Authorities (working with and on behalf of primary care groups), NHS Trusts and Social

HSC (2000) 023: Improving quality and performance in the New NHS: NHS performance indicators – Department of Health

In July 1998 A First Class Service: Quality in the New NHS outlined a three part approach to improving quality #8211; new national standards; dependable local delivery systems; and improved monitoring and performance assessment. This circular is concerned with the

HSC (2000) 022: Flexible retirement – Department of Health

An increasing number of NHS staff are over 50. Extending the contribution of staff pre- and post-retirement is an essential part of a Trust strategy to expand the workforce and tackle vacancies. The guidance booklets enclosed with this circular give

HSC (2000) 021: Improving the quality of cancer services – Department of Health

Improving the quality of our cancer services is a priority in the National Priorities Guidance for 2000/01 to 2002/3. This Circular announces consultation on a manual of national standards and performance indicators to provide the framework for assessment of the

HSC (2000) 027: Visits by children to Ashworth, Broadmoor and Rampton hospitals : (amendment) directions: National Health Service Act 1977 – Department of Health

This circular covers the amendments to the 1999 Directions and associated guidance to Ashworth, Broadmoor and Rampton Hospital Authorities on the categories of individuals who may accompany a child on a visit. Where the child is accommodated by a local

HSC (2000) 028: Resuscitation policy – Department of Health

NHS Trust chief executives are asked to ensure that appropriate resuscitation policies which respect patients’ rights are in place, understood by all relevant staff, and accessible to those who need them, and that such policies are subject to appropriate audit

HSC (2000) 029: HIV/AIDS services 2000/2001: allocations and action required : 2000/01 – Department of Health

This HSC sets out the transitional arrangements for implementing the new residence based allocation formula for HIV/AIDS allocations, (as previously notified in AWP(00-01) HA 32), and for HIV prevention in 2000/01. For HIV/AIDS treatment and care it: sets out the

HSC (2000) 030: Human Resources Performance Framework – Department of Health

This national Human Resources Performance Framework (HRPF), foreshadowed in the NHS Plan, is intended to support the Service in measuring and maintaining progress on the three strategic aims of ‘Working Together – Securing a Quality Workforce for the NHS’, to

HSC (2000) 031: Modernising pay and contracts for hospital doctors and dentists in training – Department of Health

This HSC sets out for NHS employers the action required to implement the new contract and pay structure for hospital doctors in training which takes effect from 1 December 2000. The associated technical amendments to the Hospital Medical and Dental

HSC (2000) 032: Decontamination of medical devices – Department of Health

This circular identifies the immediate and medium-term actions required to ensure that decontamination is carried out effectively. It also sets out the information needed to gather a robust picture of decontamination provision nationally and describes the support available to assist