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Nuffield Trust -
This survey finds signs that hospital managers and senior doctors are working together better than in the past, but warns relations have been damaged by reorganisation and financial pressures. It finds that 60 per cent now believe local doctor-manager relationships are positive, up from 47 per cent in a 2002 study, and respondents are now more confident that managers put patient care first. However, a higher proportion of respondents (37 per cent) now believe relations are likely to deteriorate over the coming year, compared to only 13 per cent in 2002.
Public Health England -
This guidance outlines how providers and commissioners can normalise HIV testing and reduce barriers to uptake.
General Medical Council -
Increasingly heavy workloads are eroding the time doctors have for training, according to the GMC's annual survey of medical education and training in the UK. The 2016 national training survey, which canvassed opinions from around 55,000 doctors in training, showed that while most doctors continue to rate their training experience positively, there were areas of concern.
Carers UK -
Based on findings from Carers UK’s State of Caring Survey 2016, this research explores the time it takes for people to recognise they have taken on a caring role, and whether they had missed out on support because they simply didn’t think of themselves as a carer. It also looks at the impact that missing out on support can have across carers’ lives.
This is the final report of the Realising the value programme, an 18-month programme funded by NHS England in support of the NHS Five Year Forward View vision to develop a new relationship with people and communities. The report sets out ten key actions on what should be done and how people need to work differently to put people and communities at the heart of health and wellbeing.
The King's Fund -
The NHS if is a collection of essays that explores hypothetical scenarios and their impact on the future of health and care. Our aim is to encourage new thinking and debate about possible future scenarios that could fundamentally change health and care. This essay by Lord Kerslake, Chair of King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and President of the Local Government Association, argues that there would be benefits if the NHS had to balance its books in the same way as local government.