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Carers UK -
This report examines the experiences of carers who have been pushed to breaking point by caring without the right support. Based on the experiences of over 5,000 carers, this analysis examines the causes of carer breakdown, the impact of crisis and what support can prevent carers mental and physical health breaking down.
House of Commons Public Accounts Committee -
This report discusses the governance and accountability of local authorities in relation to their funding and finances. It argues that the current accountability systems are not aligned with funding for newly established bodies such as health and wellbeing boards and highlights the need for clearer responsibilities and accountability structures.
Public Health England (PHE) -
These draft physical activity implementation document set out the case for change, evidence base for implementation and the options for action and highlights 4 key domains for action at national and local level. Views on the draft documents are currently being sought and comments will be accepted up until 25 September 2014.
Centre for Workforce Intelligence -
This review assesses the key drivers of workforce demand and supply for trauma and orthopaedic (T&O) surgery and estimates the future number of Certificate of Completion of Training holders that would enable current levels of T&O services per patient to be maintained to 2028. It also estimates how many T&O trainees need to enter higher specialty training level three to ensure workforce supply is broadly in balance with expected demand to 2028.
Academy of Medical Royal Colleges -
This report is aimed at improving the revalidation experience of doctors, appraisers and responsible officers. It considers the results of a consultation of doctors, appraisers and responsible officers on their experience of appraisal and revalidation and the types of support available, and makes recommendations to improve the support available for doctors. The report identifies key areas for further development of the revalidation process over the next few years.
The College of Emergency Medicine -
This guideline is to assist managers and clinicians who are trying to reduce crowding in their hospital emergency departments. The guideline explains the causes and consequences of crowding and offers suggestions to reduce the effects of crowding and improve the safety of an emergency department.