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Department of Health (DH) -
This document outlines out how the DH and NHS BSA will work together, setting out roles, responsibilities, governance and accountability arrangements.
All-Party Parliamentary Group on Alcohol Misuse -
This manifesto calls for the introduction of key measures to effectively reduce alcohol-related harm and demands that political parties of all colours recognise the personal, social and financial costs associated with alcohol misuse today. Key measures include, greater investment in treatment, stronger advertising regulation to protection children and young people and minimum unit pricing. The manifesto is designed to inform in the lead in toward the 2015 election.
Comparing apples with oranges? How to make better use of evidence from the voluntary and community sector to improve health outcomes and supporting case studies
NHS Confederation -
The briefing, primarily aimed at members of health and wellbeing boards, but relevant to both statutory and VCS partners, gives an overview of the knowledge, expertise and insight that voluntary and community sector organisations may hold about their local communities and diverse groups of people within these, as well as the different ways this knowledge can be used to enhance joint strategic needs assessments (JSNAs) and commissioning.
Public Health England (PHE) -
PHE commissioned Ipsos MORI to carry out a public opinion survey. This report presents the results of this research into public health concerns, awareness and knowledge of PHE, and levels of public confidence and trust.
Freedom To Speak Up -
This review was announced on 24 June 2014 by the Secretary of State for Health and is led by Sir Robert Francis QC. Sir Robert wants to hear from as many people as possible who have experiences, both good and bad, of raising concerns in the NHS. It will gather information in a number of ways including an invitation to share experiences and ideas, seminars and research projects. A report containing the findings is planned for November 2014.
Department of Health -
This slide deck summarises Healthcare UK’s performance against the targets set for 2013 to 2014 and highlights the main points of the business plan for the current year. It also looks at opportunities for digital health in China and future priorities.