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Royal College of Surgeons (RCS) -
This guide aims to encourage surgeons to be aware of this, and sometimes adjust their behaviour so that their trainees and fellow staff do not misinterpret their actions. It outlines the impact on of unconscious bias on equality and diversity in relation to recruitment and workplace harassment in particular.
NHS Trust Development Authority (NTDA) -
This annual report outlines the work carried out by NTDA in 2015-16. It includes information on the accounts of NTDA as well as the performance of NTDA as well as the NHS trust sector.
Policy Exchange -
This report argues for a bottom-up and localised approach to solving longstanding challenges in welfare, health, criminal justice and education. It suggests that redistributing the Civil Service across the country would push the devolution agenda, bring decision-makers closer to the people and provide local communities with the additional capabilities that they might need to manage new financial and administrative powers.
The Royal College of Radiologists -
The Patients Association and The Royal College of Radiologists conducted a joint survey on patient experiences and views of undergoing diagnostic imaging. The report reveals patients’ actual experience of the referral-to-test result process. Patients were also asked for their views on proposals in the English Cancer Strategy for patients to have online access to their test results.
Parliamentary Office of Science and Technology (POST) -
An ageing population and the increasing prevalence of long-term conditions are putting pressure on health and social care services. The four UK nations have committed to better integration between health and social care as one solution to these challenges. This briefing outlines what integration is, examines policies to enable it and gives examples of integration in England. It also looks at the evidence on the challenges of achieving integration and assessing the effectiveness of approaches.
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. This essay, written by Richard Smith, looks at the cost of cardiovascular disease and whether prescribing polypills as a preventative measure could save lives.
Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee (PSNC) -
This briefing aims to inform pharmacy contractors and Local Pharmaceutical Committees of developments in the wider health and care landscape beyond community pharmacy.