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NHS Confederation -
This publication brings together the experiences of four vanguards which are placing staff at the centre of new care models. The vanguards featured recognise that those on the front line of care have the best ideas about how to improve it – but need to feel empowered to do so.
NHS Sustainable Development Unit -
This research has calculated that the NHS and wider health sector could save up to £414m and cut one million tonnes of carbon emissions every year by 2020. The analysis selected 35 areas and calculated their financial and environmental benefits. This report outlines areas that offer potential cash savings and environmental benefits. These include providing mental health services to people being treated for physical health needs in hospitals, encouraging staff to travel to work by bike or foot and increasing use of technology for communication - for instance between staff and for patients with long term conditions.
Faculty of Public Health -
This report focuses on what can be done individually and collectively to enhance the mental health of individuals, families and communities by using a public health approach. It is intended as a resource for public health practitioners to support the development of knowledge and skills in public mental health. It presents the latter from the perspective of those working within public health, giving valuable interdisciplinary perspectives that focus on achieving health gains across the population.
The King's Fund -
Marcus Powell joined The King’s Fund earlier this year as Director of Leadership and Organisational Development, having spent his whole career outside the NHS in the private sector. This paper contains his initial observations about leadership in the NHS.
National Voices -
This document is about creating person-centred, community-focussed approaches to health, wellbeing and care. It builds on the proposed new relationship with patients and communities set out in the NHS Five Year Forward View. It aims to complement a wider suite of products to be produced by national bodies for the health and care system as it moves forward with the implementation of innovations in care delivery.