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On the day briefing: Department of Health impact assessment and final regulations and guidance for the Care Act
Local Government Association (LGA) -
This briefing provides an overview of the Department of Health's guidance and impact assessment relating to the Care Act as well as presenting the LGA's view on the act.
Cancer Campaigning Group -
This report outlines a future vision for cancer care in order to improve the quality of care for cancer patients and to improve the survival rate for patients diagnosed with cancer. It calls for all political parties to commit to naming cancer as a priority for the NHS and makes recommendations for actions which will improve experiences of treatment and care, improve quality of life for cancer survivors and save more lives – ultimately, bringing our cancer outcomes in line with the best in Europe.
Home Office -
Launched at the policing and mental health summit of October 2014, this booklet helps the police to identify those who may have particular needs or vulnerabilities and suggests the most appropriate response.
The Smith Institute -
This report, commissioned by UNISON, highlights the impact of outsourcing on low-paid workers. Amongst the case studies discussed in this report, is a examination of outsourced NHS patient transport services in North Staffordshire and outsourced supported living services for Rochdale Borough Council.
Public Health England (PHE) -
This framework for national and local action addresses the national physical inactivity epidemic, responsible for 1 in 6 deaths and costing the country an estimated £7.4 billion a year. It aims to change the social ‘norm’ to make physical activity the expectation; develop expertise and leadership within professionals and volunteers; create environments to support active lives; and identify and up-scale successful programmes nationwide.
Public Health England (PHE) -
This strategic document sets out PHE's priorities for the next 5 years, having looked closely at the evidence to determine where it can most effectively focus its efforts. It is an invitation to others across the health professions, local and national government, the voluntary and community sector and the public, to join PHE in applying the evidence of what we know works to achieve the step-change in the nation’s health.
NHS England -
This document is a collaboration between six leading NHS groups including Monitor, Health Education England, the NHS Trust Development Authority, Public Health England, the Care Quality Commission and NHS England. It sets out why the NHS needs to evolve, the challenges that lie ahead and how these can be met. It details the actions that will be taken to deliver transformed care for patients, and the help that will be needed from others. It shows how delivering on the transformational changes set out in the report, combined with staged funding increases as the economy allows could feasibly close the £30 billion gap by 2020/21.