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Centre for Health Economics (CHE) -
Indicators developed by CHE have been adopted by the NHS to help local areas reduce potentially avoidable A&E admissions arising from social inequality. The indicators focus on emergency admissions for patients with long-term conditions and they highlight variations between CCGs on inequality performance. Between April 2015 and April 2016, there were 264,000 excess hospitalisations associated with socioeconomic inequality. CHE have developed an online tool which allows you to explore inequalities within CCGs.
Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) -
This report, written jointly with the Royal College of Nursing, outlines key recommendations from both organisations on reducing the pressures on emergency medical services in the UK. The report calls for a commitment for education funding, provision of training time and a realistic workforce planning strategy for emergency care. It also highlights the need for a change in culture to enable emergency departments to be more collaborative and to adopt a hub structure.
Quality assurance report: NHS cervical screening programme Southport and Ormskirk Hospitals NHS Trust visit on 18-19 May 2016
Public Health England (PHE) -
This document presents an executive summary of a quality assurance visit to Southport and Ormskirk hospitals and it sets out observations and recommendations on the cervical screening programme there.
Academy of Medical Royal Colleges -
This guide has been produced to give international doctors participating in the Medical Training Initiative (MTI) scheme general advice about moving to the UK. It isn't exhaustive but it does cover some of the key things that MTI doctors will need to arrange and may find useful to know when moving to the UK.
HM Revenue & Customs -
The government announced at Budget 2016 that it would introduce a new soft drinks industry levy from April 2018. This consultation sets out proposals for how the levy will be designed and implemented. The consultation closes on 13 October 2016.
Equality and Human Rights Commission -
This report considers race inequality in Great Britain, providing analysis on whether our society lives up to its promise to be fair to all its citizens. It looks across every area of people’s lives including education, employment, housing, pay and living standards, health, criminal justice, and participation. It examines where progress is being made and where there is room for improvement.
Department of Health -
This document sets out the national tariffs for healthcare education and training placements in the academic year 2016 to 2017. It also outlines how the tariffs will be implemented and in what circumstances the national tariffs may be varied and how to do this.