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Office of Manpower Economics (OME) -
This research report by the Institute for Fiscal Studies examines how levels of educational achievement (on entry to higher education) have changed over time for new graduate recruits to major public sector occupations relative to all occupations. It looks in detail at the trends for teachers, doctors, nurses and NHS professions allied to medicine, as well as looking more briefly at civil servants, police officers and prison service workers.
New Economics Foundation (NEF) -
This paper presents an assessment of the devolution process in Greater Manchester so far and highlights key issues for consideration for future devolved local areas. The analysis identifies the integration of health and social care as the service area which will undergo the greatest change in terms of public service reform in devolved regions.
Reform's key health conference explored the theme of NHS reforms at pace and scale. This brochure contains articles covering themes across the conference: sustainability and transformation plans, workplace health, and better care for less.
Public Health England (PHE) -
This self-assessment framework aims to support NHS acute trusts to develop local plans to reduce smoking prevalence and the use of tobacco. It is based on NICE guidance and covers four key areas: the systems required to implement the guidance, communication required, staff training requirements, and treatments to support staff and service users.
NHS England -
This statistical release brings together the monthly performance statistics for NHS 111, ambulance quality indicators, A&E attendances and admissions, diagnostic waiting times, referral to treatment waiting times, cancer services waiting times, delayed transfers of care and early intervention in psychosis. The combined statistics reflect the continuing long-term trend of greater volumes of urgent and emergency care and elective activity.
Department of Health (DH) -
These reports present a summary of surveys of the ultrasound and endoscopy workforce in England. The reviews aim to inform the commissioning of education, training and resourcing of these sections of the workforce as well as help with short- and long-term workforce planning.
Local Government Association -
This compilation of case studies shows how local authorities continue to make progress on improving health and wellbeing and tackling health inequalities since public health was formally transferred from the NHS in April 2013. These case studies aim to show what potential there is for public health, if properly resourced, to make inroads in improving health and wellbeing.