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Millar Adamson Craig -
This position paper offers advice on how to set up a patient participation group to make patient engagement work for a CCG. It draws on recent work in Lambeth.
General Medical Council -
The findings of this report show significant increases in the number of women becoming surgeons and specialists in emergency medicine. At the same time, the profession as a whole will soon have equal numbers of men and women doctors – already women account for 44% of all registered doctors and more than half of medical students are female. There has also been a shift in the pattern of doctors from overseas coming to work here. In the past, the largest source of overseas-trained doctors was south Asia, but recently there has been a sharp rise in doctors coming to work here from southern Europe.
Department of Health -
This report shows what action the government is taking to provide better access to care in mental health services within the next year, including national waiting time standards for the first time. It also sets out its vision for further progress by 2020.
Diabetes UK -
These four briefings are for health and wellbeing board members and set out what health and wellbeing boards can do to prevent diabetes and improve the lives of people living with the condition. The briefings provide an overview of prevalence and impact of diabetes; how diabetes should be addressed in JSNAs; what health and wellbeing boards can do to improve prevention; and what health and wellbeing boards can do to promote integrated diabetes care.