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Health Education England -
The Secretary of State for Health commissioned Health Education England to establish the Independent Primary Care Workforce Commission. Through a literature review, call for evidence, site visits and panel meetings, the Commission wanted to identify and highlight innovative models of primary care that will meet the future needs of patients and the NHS. The accompanying literature review, carried out by RAND Europe, presents a brief overview of reports from professional bodies and policy-focused organisations – from England and internationally – that describe new models for delivering primary care. In addition, this review presents some examples of communication/information technology used in primary care and discuss recruitment and retention challenges facing health professionals in general practice.
Centre for Workforce Intelligence (CfWI) -
Commissioned by Public Health England in partnership with Health Education England and the Department of Health, this report aims to build a clearer understanding of the location, number, functions, skills and competences of the infection prevention and control (IPC) nursing workforce.
House of Commons Library -
This briefing outlines government, NHS and other statutory bodies’ work to improve dementia diagnosis, care and support and research. It also provides statistics on rates and expected rises of dementia prevalence, including prevalence rates for each English parliamentary constituency.
Local Government Association (LGA) -
This briefing outlines the LGA's position and response to the delay of the implementation of the care cap.
Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence (HPOE) -
This slide presentation covers the findings of a 2013-2014 survey conducted by the Health Research & Educational Trust and Gordon and Betty Moore Foundation. The survey examined patient and family engagement practices and their association with patient experiences.
Department of Health (DH) -
This document details the general disposal decisions that the Department of Health applies to information and helps ensure disposal is carried out at the correct time. It is used as a basis for deciding how and when information in all formats is disposed.
This document is intended for all organisations involved in commissioning or delivering new care models. It is aimed at providers and commissioners who are interested in more information on outcomes-based payment models and how they could work in practice. It will be of particular interest to finance, contracting and commissioning staff seeking detailed guidance on developing new financial mechanisms to support service reform.