Older people’s experiences of sight loss in care homes – Thomas Pocklington Trust

This study aims to begin to address a gap in evidence by giving a voice to older care home residents with sight loss as well as exploring the perspectives of their relatives and care staff. It explores questions around how residents with

National Paediatric Diabetes Audit Report 2015-2016 – Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

Report that considers  the health checks (care processes) and outcomes for children and young people with diabetes who have attended Paediatric Diabetes Units (PDUs) during the period from 1st April 2015 through to 31st March 2016. Whilst it is important

Pharmacy Quality Payments: Quality Criteria Guidance – NHS England

This document sets out the requirements in order to participate in the Community Pharmacy Quality Payments Scheme. The Scheme will reward community pharmacies for delivering quality criteria in all three of the quality dimensions: Clinical Effectiveness, Patient Safety and Patient

Against The Odds: Experiences From The NHS Front Line – Royal College of Physicians

Royal College of Physicians report that brings together the experiences of doctors working in NHS hospitals between December 2016 and January 2017. In the report, they explain in their own words what an overstretched NHS looks like in practice.

Proceedings of the Joint WHO/PHE Health & Justice International Conference and Regional Engagement event: Copenhagen, Denmark, 3-4 November 2016 – Public Health England

Public Health England’s Health and Justice team, in their role as the UK collaborating centre to the WHO Health in Prison Programme (UKCC WHO HIPP), co-produced an international conference on the theme of Deaths in Custody with the WHO Europe

Performance Tracker: A data-driven analysis of the performance of government – Institute for Government

First in a series of data-driven analyses on the performance of government from the Institute for Government. Five key public services are examined through public data: Hospitals, Adult social care Police Prisons Schools. Findings are that until recently the government managed

Five Nations Health and Justice Collaboration: Statement on the presence of new psychoactive substances in custodial settings – Public Health England

This statement outlines how the European drug marketplace has become increasingly complex with an increasing number of new substances available alongside more established drugs and diverted medications. There areincreasing reports of NPS use in prisons are noted across the five nations

Preventing unintentional injuries: A guide for all staff working with children under five years – Public Health England

This guidance, produced in association with the Child Accident Prevention Trust (CAPT), is for all staff working with children under 5 years and covers the 5 injury priorities: choking, suffocation and strangulation falls burns and scalds poisoning drowning The guidance

Drug misuse prevention: targeted interventions NICE guideline NG64 – NICE

NICE guideline that highlights the role that local authorities can play in targeting people who use drugs or are at risk from doing so. It argues that local authorities can work together with gyms, nightclubs, festivals, sexual health services and supported

Women in Public life, the Professions and the Boardroom: (Commons Briefing paper SN05170) – House of Commons Library

How are women represented in public life, the professions and the boardroom? This note sets out key trends and statistics, covering politics, public appointments, civil servants the judiciary, the NHS, education and leading private sector vocations. Most of these have seen

Productivity, Technology and the NHS: A Newchurch Paper – Newchurch

Occaisional paper from Newchurch that looks at the approach of the NHS in England to productivity improvement half-way through the implementation of NHS Engand’s ‘Five Year Forward View’ (5YFV). It discusses the prevailing approach to productivity and technology in the NHS

Reducing harm leading to avoidable admission of full-term babies into neonatal units: findings and resources for improvement – NHS Improvement

This short resource summarises the work of NHS Improvement, frontline clinical experts, parents and baby charities to lever system-wide change and improvement by understanding preventable factors leading to full-term babies being admitted to neonatal units. It focus’ on four key

Financial sustainability of the NHS: Forty-third Report of Session 2016–17: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts

House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts report that examines the growing pressure on health finances and sets out new and urgent recommendations to government.  It rquires the Department of Health, NHS England and No. 10 to work together suggesting

Sustainability and transformation plans (STPs): How do you know if STPs are making a positive impact? – Local Government Association

This ‘Must Know’ for lead members focuses on the role for elected members in the STP process and what plans may mean for lead members and local communities at the time of publication. The STP guidance, issued by NHS England

Delivering an Outcomes-based NHS: Creating the Right Conditions – Office of Health Economics

Paper that describes COBIC’s outcomes-centred approach that has been adopted by NHS services across England and that brings together commissioners, providers, other professions, patients and carers. The COBIC approach involves six elements: defined population and scope, desired outcomes associated with

Fuel Poverty Action Guide: A practical guide to help MPs, local authority councillors and advice workers answer queries on energy bills, heating, home insulation and energy efficiency – National Energy Action

National Energy Action practical and easy-to-use guide for MPs, Local Authority Councillors to assist them to identify the best solutions for householders who are worried about keeping their homes warm and paying their energy bills.  The detail help and support available from a

Seasonal flu vaccine uptake in GP patients: 1 September 2016 to 31 January 2017 – 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 31 January 2017. The data is shown by old ‘Area Team’ and Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG)

Seasonal flu vaccine uptake in primary school age children: provisional monthly data for 1 September 2016 to 31 January 2017 – 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 31 January 2017. The data is presented for children of school years 1, 2 and 3 age, by