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Best start in life: promoting good emotional wellbeing and mental health for children and young people
Local Government Association -
Tackling mental illness in children should begin before they are born, at a time when expectant mothers can suffer mental health problems, this report suggests. It says that early interactions and experiences directly affect how a child's brain develops and concludes it is vital that intervention is made at this critical stage to reduce the chances of mental illness developing in children.
Voluntary Organisations Disability Group -
This report looks at how social care providers are embracing technology to improve services and argues that commissioning practices must keep pace with technological change to support quality improvement. It finds that digital technology is enabling people using care and support services to exercise greater choice, control and autonomy and to live more safely.
Healthcare Financial Management Association (HFMA) -
This briefing sets out finance directors’ views on the financial issues facing the NHS in the UK. It draws on the responses to a survey of finance directors and CFOs of NHS trusts and CCGs from across the English NHS. It provides a national picture of NHS finance directors’ and CFOs’ views of the financial outlook and main challenges NHS finance staff are facing. Please note that registration is required to access this publication.
Department of Health -
This consultation seeks views on the proposed data security standards and the consent/opt-outs model from health and care professionals and organisations and the public. The review includes: ten new data security standards; a method of testing compliance with these standards; and a new consent model for data sharing in health and social care. The consultation closes on 7 September 2016.
Department of Health -
This document sets out Healthcare UK’s activities and performance for the period 1 April 2015 to 31 March 2016. It covers: purpose and objectives; performance against each objective; a review of priority markets, including China, India, Brazil and Latin America, the Middle East and Turkey; and examples of UK organisations which have had success in these countries during the year.