Pretty much everyone has had to get to grips with another new acronym recently. I am of course talking about GPDR, or the General Data Protection Regulation. This new regulation governs how organisations can collect and process personal data from their members, customers, patients – indeed anyone!
Last month The King’s Fund held an event ‘Health and care explained: how the system works and how it is changing’. This event was aimed at anyone working in the NHS, public, private, academic and third sector who wanted to gain a greater understanding of how the health and care system currently works and how it is changing.
Earlier this week there was the first of two judicial reviews into the planned introduction of Accountable Care Organisations (ACOs) as part of the ever-evolving NHS architecture. For those of you struggling to keep up to date with the changing language – STPs (P is for plans) became STPs (P is for Partnerships) became ACOs which have now morphed into ICSs (Integrated Care Systems) but are also still being referred to as ACOs … I think.
The 2018 HSJ Partnership Awards took place last night (8th March) at a ceremony at London’s Banking Hall. We’re thrilled to say MES received two nominations.
The GDPR is the General Data Protection Regulation, a European-wide initiative, which will change how organisations can collect, use and transfer data. It comes into force 25th May 2018 via a new Data Protection Act.
MES in partnership with Electoral Reform Services (ERS) have conducted an online survey with over 300, 000 residents across the UK to evaluate their experiences with their council’s Electoral Services Department. An overall nationwide report as well as localised benchmarking reports were produced to provide the departments with a detailed overview of their performance.
Recently the MES Research and Community team have been busy attending training courses and networking events to enhance our personal development.
MES and ERS try to do our bit for our local community, walking the walk – as 2018 has kicked off we have started as we mean to go on …
Membership Engagement Services (MES) are proud to announce that two of our solutions have been shortlisted as finalists for the inaugural 2018 HSJ Healthcare Partnership Awards!
MES, in partnership with some of the finest animation studios around the world including Studio Ghibli, Pixar and Disney, proudly present our 2017 XMES message.