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Guidance to support the introduction of access and waiting time standards for mental health services in 2015/16
NHS England -
This guidance is aimed at CCGs and how new access and waiting time standards for mental health services are to be introduced. It explains the case for change in four areas and sets out the expectations of local commissioners for delivery during the year ahead working with providers and other partners.
This briefing aims to demonstrate the support that voluntary and community organisations can provide in reducing pressures on A&E services during times of peak demand. It demonstrates the many different ways charities and community groups support health outcomes and how the co-ordinating role of local infrastructure can be key to helping local health bodies’ work with smaller organisations.
Department of Health (DH) -
This consultation seeks views on proposals for changes to the legislation on dispensing errors and registered pharmacy standards and other related matters.