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Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) -
These standards are intended for use by commissioners, service managers, and clinicians and they aim to ensure emergency surgical services for young people meet expected levels of quality and attain excellent outcomes in relation to governance, organisation of care, patient experience, training and service delivery. The consultation closes on 26 June 2015.
NHS Employers -
This range of quick guides to international recruitment for employers has been updated to reflect changes to new immigration rules that came into effect on 6 April 2015. These resources have been designed to help employers gain a concise understanding of some important elements of the international recruitment process.
Right cot, right place, right time: improving the design and organisation of neonatal care networks – a computer simulation study
National Institute for Health Research -
The aim of this study was to develop a computer model that could mimic the performance of a neonatal network and predict the effect of altering network configuration on neonatal unit workloads, ability to meet nurse staffing guidelines, and distance from the parents’ home location to the point of care. It is hoped that the model could provide assistance in planning of capacity, location and type of neonatal services.
London Strategic Clinical Network -
This service specification for commissioners aims to deliver equity of access to foot care for people with diabetes. It outlines the care and management to be provided for people with diabetes no matter the severity, urgency or progression of their disease.