Royal College of Ophthalmologists -
These reports identify current methods of working employed by ophthalmology departments in the UK. The research was gathered through more than 200 structured interviews with ophthalmology clinical leads, providing real-life solutions and models of care. They aim to be an effective resource for ophthalmologists to share and collaborate with hospital managers, commissioners, medical and non-medical healthcare professional colleagues in the delivery of hospital eye services.
American Hospital Association -
This report showcases how volunteer services support the Triple Aim, a framework developed by the Institute for Healthcare Improvement that outlines an approach for maximizing the performance of the health care system. This framework looks at improving the patient experience of care; improving the health of populations; and reducing the per-capita cost of health care.
Department of Health -
This circular advises local authorities of the social care charging arrangements for 2017 to 2018.
Centre for Mental Health -
This briefing explores the research available on this topic and highlights the distinct role fathers can play in nurturing good mental health in their children.
Nuffield Trust -
This briefing explores what the data tells us about delayed transfers of care and dispels some myths about how to prevent them.
Public Health England -
The NHS Breast Screening Programme is consulting on the consolidation of its standards into one document. The closing date for comments is 27 February 2017.
National Audit Office -
This report warns that progress with integration of health and social care has, to date, been slower and less successful than envisaged and has not delivered all of the expected benefits for patients, the NHS or local authorities. As a result, the National Audit Office concludes that the government’s plan for integrated health and social care services across England by 2020 is at significant risk.