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Faculty of Public Health (FPH) -
This position statement sets out the public health approach to violence prevention and argues that health professionals can help to break the cycle of violence in families and communities. It outlines a series of actions that can be taken such as measuring violence-related health needs; identification of root causes and solutions; and it makes it the case for effective interventions on a partnership basis.
RCM guidance on implementing the NICE safe staffing guideline on midwifery staffing in maternity settings
Royal College of Midwives (RCM) -
This guidance is aimed at senior midwives and NHS managers and aims to support them in implementing NICE safe staffing guidance in maternity services.
Royal College of Midwifery (RCM) -
This report outlines how maternity services should be organised, funded and staffed. It discusses the role of the midwife and approaches for services to enable them to make safe and effective staffing decisions.
Advisory Group on Contraception (AGC) -
This report is the result of an audit of the impact of funding cuts and commissioning reforms on contraceptive services in England by analysing the results of an FOI request sent to all 152 upper tier and unitary councils. The findings show a mixed picture with some areas managing to sustain current service provision but there are signs that full, open access contraceptive care and services are under increasing strain in many places.
Learning, candour and accountability: a review of the way NHS trusts review and investigate the deaths of patients in England
Care Quality Commission (CQC) -
This national review has found that the NHS is missing opportunities to learn from patient deaths and that too many families are not being included or listened to when an investigation happens. The report looked at how NHS trusts across the country identify, report, investigate and learn from the deaths of people using their services. The report calls for the development of a national framework so that NHS trusts have clarity on the actions required when someone in their care dies.