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NHS England -
This document is a vision of how, with collective action, our nation would be different if all AHPs were used effectively. Aimed at leaders and decision makers, to help them understand the transformative potential and role of AHPs within the health, social and wider care system. The document provides examples of innovative AHP practice and a framework to help develop local delivery plans.
Resolution Foundation -
This report explores how the UK population has changed over the last century and how it is set to change in future. It discusses how the changes in demography, particularly in relation to age, will impact on all aspects of society including employment and labour, finances and health inequalities.
Follow-up report to the March 2015 Patients Association publication on the Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman
Patients Association -
This report reveals that a significant number of patients and family members who submit complaints to the PHSO feel that they receive a poor quality service. The Patients Association’s national helpline received nearly 300 calls between May and October 2016 from people who had concerns about the way their cases were being dealt with by the PHSO. An investigation into the nature of the calls has revealed the findings contained in this follow-up report.
Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) -
This is the revised set of professional standards which sets out what social workers in England should know, understand and be able to do when they complete their social work training in order to register with HCPC. The revisions to the standards come after a public consultation and the changes state that social workers must be able to identify and apply strategies to build professional resilience; understanding of information governance; and understanding of leadership and its application to practice.
Taking revalidation forward: improving the process of relicensing for doctors: Sir Keith Pearson's review of medical revalidation
General Medical Council (GMC) -
This report details the findings of a review of the medical revalidation process so far. The review gathered feedback from a wide range of individuals and finds that revalidation has delivered benefits in terms of clinical governance and driving changes in doctors' practice. The review highlights concerns around the added workload of revalidation and makes recommendations for better ways to support doctors who are undergoing the revalidation process. The GMC have responded to the recommendations in the review in their formal response document.