NHS England -
This document provides guidance to partners for local Better Care Fund plans - such as CCGs, local authorities and health and wellbeing boards - on the operational requirements for these plans in 2016-17.
Department of Health (DH) -
This guidance on health and care records management and records retention has been updated. It sets out standards required for the management of records for organisations who work within, or under contract to the NHS in England. The standards also apply to public health functions in local authorities and adult social care where joint care provided within the NHS.
RAND Corporation -
Getting To Outcomes (GTO) is a ten-step process that guides community organisations through the key tasks needed to make any prevention programme a success. This guide offers tools and instructions to help assess the need for and select a teenage pregnancy prevention programme; identify goals and outcomes; use process and outcome evaluation measures; and plan for programme sustainability. The guide is accompanied by an outcome survey and an evaluation data workbook.
Public Health England (PHE) -
This document outlines the background and key statistics on the number of child deaths, causes of death and avoidable deaths in London and provides actions to reduce child mortality.
Macmillan Cancer Support -
This report finds that more than 170,000 people are living with cancer in the UK who were diagnosed in the 1970s and 1980s. The report compares the diagnosis, treatment and care of cancer then, to the experiences of cancer in the 2010s. It celebrates the advances in cancer care, treatment and survival rates but warns that more needs to be done to cope with increasing demand in future.
Joseph Rowntree Foundation (JRF) -
This report estimates the tangible cost of poverty to the UK, focusing specifically on the impact on public spending. The report shows that poverty costs public services approximately £69 billion with £21.8 billion being spent on acute health care, £7.1 billion on primary care, £1.6 billion on public health and £4.6 billion on adult social care.
The King's Fund -
The NHS if... is a collection of essays published by The King's Fund that explores hypothetical scenarios and their impact on the future of health and care. This essay, authored by Professor Lord Ara Darzi and Dr Oliver Keown, explores a future in which all patients have their genome mapped and the possibility for precision health and personalised medicine.