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Hospitals in Pursuit of Excellence (HPOE) -
This guide provides step-by-step information on the financial planning process and how it can help an organisation evaluate the impact of repositioning initiatives as it moves towards value-based care and payment.
Nuffield Trust -
This briefing focuses on the breakdown of commissioner spending on NHS and non-NHS providers in the acute, community and mental health sectors. It updates previous analysis published by the Nuffield Trust and IFS in May 2013 on the private/ public provider mix in the NHS and is extracted from a forthcoming report.
NHS Employers -
NHS Employers has been working with three NHS organisations to profile particular aspects of their approaches to engagement. These case studies focus on the journey, the challenges and the outcomes of three NHS trusts. Some of the key outcomes include, major improvements in national staff survey results, reductions in sickness absence and staff feeling more valued.
The Commonwealth Fund -
This briefing describes three essential components for integrating health, including physical and behavioural health services and public health, and social services: a co-ordinating mechanism; quality measurement and data-sharing tools; and aligned financing and payment.
Department of Health (DH) -
From 1st October 2015, the responsibility for commissioning children’s public health services, including health visitors, will transfer from NHS England to local authorities. These documents aim to help support local authorities and stakeholders through the transition. The documents identify 6 areas where health visitors have the most impact on children aged 0 to 5’s health and wellbeing. Local authorities should use this information to ensure that health visiting services are commissioned effectively.