Department of Health -
The National Advisory Group on Health Information Technology in England has advised the Department of Health and NHS England about making the secondary care system more digital. The report details the group’s overall findings and principles and gives ten implementation recommendations.
World Health Organization (WHO) -
This plan outlines a vision for the prevention and control of long-term conditions and chronic disease in the WHO European Region. It outlines actions which can help to considerably reduce the burden of long-term conditions, improve quality of life and make healthy life expectancy more equitable. In addition to early diagnosis, the plan advocates the use of fiscal policies and marketing restrictions to promote healthy eating and reducing sedentary behaviour through the health system and environmental modifications.
Queen's Nursing Institute (QNI) -
This discussion paper summarises the challenges in managing safe caseloads in district nursing and points to specific actions needed to improve and safeguard the future quality of services. The report provides a thematic overview of the issues that should be taken into account when determining a safe caseload including: skill mix, capacity of other health and care services, use of technology and housing.
Public Health England (PHE) -
This report sets out the observations and recommendations from a quality assurance visit to the Worcestershire Acute Hospitals NHS Trust to evaluate the abdominal aortic aneurysm screening programme.
NHS England -
This report sets out a vision of how hospital pharmacy services could operate more efficiently and safely. It includes thirteen key recommendations on how clinical pharmacy services in hospital can be strengthened and how a seven-day service will benefit patients. The report identifies barriers to be overcome in order to implement these plans and explains what national and local leaders can do to expedite implementation.
Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) -
In April 2012, the CMA started a market investigation in private health care and the final report of the investigation concluded that certain features of the markets for privately-funded health services were leading to adverse effects on competition. This report summarises the adverse effect on competition in the central London market and whether any action should be taken to remedy this.
Department of Health (DH) -
This manual includes mandatory accounting guidance for DH group bodies (including CCGs, NHS trusts, NHS foundation trusts and arm's length bodies) for completing statutory annual reports and accounts.