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The Point of Care Foundation -
This report shows that the way healthcare staff feel about their work has a direct impact on the quality of patient care as well as on an organisation’s efficiency and financial performance. It argues that it is not only necessary for healthcare providers to encourage staff engagement but to accelerate it.
The King's Fund -
This briefing offers an evidence-based guide to aid the discussions between clinical commissioning groups, local authorities and health and wellbeing boards. It presents evidence from The King’s Fund and others in a number of different areas – for example, primary prevention; self-care; case management – and emphasises that this evidence must be interpreted and used with a sound understanding of the key local challenges and the underlying issues that need to be addressed.
This draft guidance represents a starting point for NHS foundation trusts to structure reviews of their governance. It is designed to support NHS foundation trusts in gaining assurance that they are well led and, therefore, to help them to continue to meet patients’ needs and expectations in challenging circumstances. This consultation closes on 7th March 2014.
Institute for Research and Innovation in Social Services (IRISS) -
This paper presents a review of the evidence base on the factors that underpin best health and social care integrated practice. The original document, An evidence base for the delivery of adult services, published in 2011, presented the evidence for considering factors beyond those of structural change when planning to improve integrated outcomes for individuals. This paper further adds to the knowledge base by focusing on the key dimensions for effective implementation of change.
Faculty of Public Health -
This joint statement from Public Health England, the Faculty of Public Health (FPH), the Association of Directors of Public Health and the Local Government Association sets out how good practice guidance will be developed on the skill mix which councils may want to consider in a local public health team.
House of Commons Library -
This note provides information on the resource allocation formula for distributing funding for health services in England to local commissioning groups: CCGs. It includes the historical use of allocation formulas; the formula that was proposed and rejected for the 2013-14 funding round; and information information on the new CCG allocations for 2014-15 and 2015/16.
Public Health England (PHE) -
The Independent Review into standardised packaging of tobacco was established by the Secretary of State for Health in November 2013, to report by March 2014. This document provides PHE's written response to the Secretary of State for Health's independent reivew into standardised packaging of tobacco.
Finding a better way? Improving the quality of life for people affected by brain tumours: report of a survey of people affected by brain tumours and their carers
The Brain Tumour Charity -
This report highlights major limitations in the quality of care and information being given to people living with brain tumours and their carers, which has a direct impact on their quality of life. It sets out three ways healthcare professionals can improve the quality of life for those living with the disease.
Association of Directors of Public Health (ADPH) English transition 2013 ‘6 months on’ survey – summary results
Royal Society for Public Health (RSPH) -
This report takes an in-depth report on the opinions of directors of public health six months on from the transition into local authorities. It highlights the progress made, potential opportunities but also some areas where there is still work to be done.
National Obesity Forum -
This report aims to audit the situation in the UK, to identify what initiatives and policy exists, and to assess their effectiveness in tackling obesity and weight management issues. It highlights a lack of support and guidance for those who are obese or morbidly obese as well as a deficiency in GP knowledge of support services.
Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) -
This is a summary of the latest planning framework from NHS England, with particular reference to the financial aspects of the framework.
This report contains the transcript of the Reform-Novo Nordisk seminar on "Delivering integration at pace and scale" with Bill McCarthy, National Director of Policy at NHS England, in October 2013. The aim of the seminar was to explore how policymakers can facilitate integration that benefits patients.
NHS England -
This plan was produced in response to the Public Accounts Committee report on adult diabetes services published in 2012. It is for CCGs as a reference on the work that is going on across NHS England, and for the wider community interested in diabetes care to see what action NHS England is taking in this area. It sets out the action that NHS England is taking now to improve outcomes for people with and at risk of diabetes – in both of its roles, as a direct commissioner and a support to the commissioning system.
Association of the British Pharmaceutical Industry (ABPI) -
The ABPI in partnership with the National Institute for Health Research jointly held a conference in November 2013 on health data. The objectives of the conference were to hear about the evolving data boom and its impact on the biopharmaceutical industry and the NHS, highlight data needs and the opportunities to improve R&D productivity, and drive forward health research excellence through partnership working for patient benefit. This report contains a summary of the proceedings.
Dying Matters -
This report outlines steps which the authors believe would bring benefits to individuals and to society as a whole: reducing the use of acute health and social care services, lessening the number of days lost to the economy, and improving the wellbeing of those facing such a significant change in their lives. It includes a call for clarity about who is responsible locally for commissioning and providing bereavement support, with better coordination and information about services.
Department of Health -
This plan sets out the activities that will take place to support SMEs during the Department of Health’s procurement processes. It supports the government’s aspiration that 25% of spend goes to SMEs by 2015.
The Patients Association -
This report discusses the results of a survey of patients and their opinions on the use of co-payments and top-up fees in the NHS.
Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI) -
This white paper presents three interdependent dimensions of leadership that together define high-impact leadership in health care: new mental models; high-impact leadership behaviours; and IHI high-impact leadership framework. The white paper also includes examples from a variety of health care leaders, to help illustrate high-impact leadership behaviours in real-world practice.
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NHS England -
NHS England is currently developing a five year vision and strategy for the commissioning of specialised services. As part of this work NHS England is inviting ideas from patients, public and professionals for ideas of how changes could be made to specialised services. The first round of submissions will close on 28th February 2014.
Picker Institute -
This report includes a set of 18 questions developed and tested with people from a wide range of backgrounds and with experience of using different health and social care services. The team’s recommendation is to introduce a small number of these questions into relevant national surveys to help local providers and commissioners see what is working well and what needs to change.