Vaccine update: issue 256, December 2016 – Public Health England

The December edition features: full details on Christmas and New Year vaccine supply annual report for HPV vaccine coverage quarterly cover programme: vaccine coverage for children up to 5 years of age, July to September 2016 important InterVax BCG vaccine

Pharmaceutical Price Regulation Scheme (PPRS) 2014: revised payment percentages at December 2016 – Department of Health

The PPRS payment percentage for 2017 will be 4.75%, this document sets out how the level was calculated. The PPRS is a voluntary agreement to control the prices of branded drugs sold to the NHS. It is negotiated between the

Devolution Deals and Housing (England): Commons Briefing papers CBP-7841- House of Commons Library Briefing Paper

This Commons Library briefing paper outlines the housing aspects of devolution deals that have been agreed between the Government and local areas. The includes which housing and planning powers will be devolved under the deals, what progress has been made

Seasonal flu vaccine uptake in primary school age children: provisional monthly data for 1 September 2016 to 30 November 2016 – Public Health England

Provisional monthly seasonal flu vaccine uptake data in children of primary school age, covering cumulative flu vaccinations administered from 1 September to 30 November 2016. The data is presented for children of school years 1, 2 and 3 age, by

Seasonal flu vaccine uptake in healthcare workers 2016 to 2017: provisional monthly data for 1 September 2016 to 30 November 2016 – Public Health England

Provisional monthly seasonal flu vaccine uptake data for frontline healthcare workers (HCWs), covering cumulative flu vaccinations administered from 1 September to 30 November 2016. The data is shown at national, geographical area, area team (on behalf of primary care and

Professional appraisal and revalidation: Ensuring a high-quality professional public health workforce – Public Health England

PHE supports annual professional appraisal and medical revalidation for local authority employed doctors who are GMC registrants. This concordat describes the legal requirements for organisations who employ doctors, how Public Health England (PHE) through the Office of the Responsible Officer delivers

Guidance for financial monitoring and accounts and management information forms 2016 to 2017 – Department of Health

The financial monitoring and accounts and management information forms (FMA) for 2016 to 2017 contains guidance on completing the forms for the completion of the 2016 to 2017 quarter 3 and year-end finance returns. The forms are sent directly to

Special Educational Needs: support in England: Briefing papers SN07020 – House of Commons Library Briefing Paper

This House of Commons Library briefing sets out the system of support for children and young people in England aged 0-25 with special educational needs (SEN). The briefing provides an overview of the new system introduced in 2014, the transitional

Development of learning from radiotherapy errors: Supplementary guidance series – Public Health England

Published by Public Health England this is a co-badged document with the Institute of Physics and Engineering in Medicine, The Royal College of Radiologists and The Society and College of Radiographers.  This document: presents the causative factor taxonomy presents the

Seasonal flu vaccine uptake in GP patients: provisional monthly data for 1 September 2016 to 31 October 2016 by LA – Public Health England

These tables present provisional data for the uptake of the seasonal influenza vaccine in GP registered patients in England from 1 September 2016 to 30 November 2016. This data presents statistics by Local Authority.

Seasonal flu vaccine uptake in GP patients: provisional monthly data for 1 September 2016 to 30 November 2016 by area team and CCG – Public Health England

These tables present provisional data for the uptake of the seasonal influenza vaccine in GP registered patients in England from 1 September 2016 to 30 November 2016. This data presents statistics by old ‘Area Team’ and Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG).

Work and Health Programme: Briefing papers CBP-7845 – House of Commons Library

The Work and Health Programme is a welfare-to-work programme which will be launched in autumn 2017. It will provide specialised support for those unemployed for over two years and, on a voluntary basis, to those with health conditions or disabilities.

Guidance on investigating cases, clusters and outbreaks of Legionnaires’ disease: For Public Health England health protection teams – Public Health England

The guidance brings together information on Legionnaires’ disease from Public Health England and other organisations to: set out roles and responsibilities for public health investigation and enforcement highlight specific considerations for investigation of potential sources of infection in healthcare, travel

Changes in the behaviour and health of 40 to 60 year olds – Public Health England

Changes in the behaviour and health of 40 to 60 year olds – Public Health England

Results of an analysis of health-related questions on obesity, smoking, drinking and general health conditions from the Health Survey for England (HSE) in 40 to 60 year olds between 1991 to 1993 and 2011 and 2013. There is also accompanying

Doctors and managers: a narrative literature review – The Nuffield Trust

This narrative literature review looks at empirical studies on perceptions of doctor–manager relationships at medical director and clinical director level in the UK published since a 2002 survey on this subject by the same authors. This literature review accompanies a

Realising the value: Ten key actions to put people and communities at the heart of health and wellbeing – The Health Foundation and NESTA

Person- and community-centred approaches for health and wellbeing encompass a very broad spectrum of practice. This can range from support that complements and enhances clinical care for people with long-term conditions, such as peer support, to everyday community activities that