This report outlines the findings of a wellbeing survey and it finds that only one in four substantive consultant physicians in the UK feel valued by the hospital in which they work. Respondents also reported a desire for more time
This briefing highlights the latest evidence on NHS staff, their experience at work, the pressures they face and the consequences for patients. The Point of Care Foundation believes that it’s critically important that NHS employers to pay attention to staff and their experience
Report from the Education Policy Institute that considers the state of child and adolescent mental health inpatient services in England. It explores the latest evidence and NHS data on admissions, quality of care, staffing and capacity. It highlights the following challenges
In spite of the shared responsibility that NHS and local authority commissioners have to provide treatment, care and support, people with cooccurring conditions are often excluded from services. It seeks to address this disparity. It should be used by the commissioners and providers
Outlines revised guidance in relation to NHS Continuing Healthcare assessments in order to promote a reduction in delayed transfers of care. CCGs will be required to review current assessment processes and ensure that the current procedures do not contribute to
Policy to inform healthcare professionals and commissioning authorities about the principles and processes that underpin financial reimbursement for living organ donors.
Position statement highlighting the need for a shared vision for children and young people mental health across all professions and agencies. It has been developed by the Royal College of General Practitioners with the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child
Guidance describing how NHS England is working with partner organisations to expand the GP international recruitment programme. The programme is being brought forward two years in order to meet targets for GP recruitment set out in the General practice forward
Foundation for Liver Research report, stating alcohol consumption will cause 63,000 deaths in England over the next five years – the equivalent of 35 deaths a day. It finds that the majority of these deaths will be due to alcoholic
Sets out expectations on how health and care professionals are expected to manage conflicts of interest. In doing so it supports the standards or code for each profession and any additional guidance they may have. These professional standards, codes and
Little is known about the extent to which CCGs are involving people with experience of mental illness in the commissioning of mental health services. This despite recommendations set out over a year ago in the Five year forward view for mental health.
Alzheimer’s Society report that summarises the findings from a pilot project into the effectiveness of dementia risk reduction messaging in NHS Health Checks. It found that the pilot project showed promise in shifting public awareness and understanding of dementia risk
Royal College of General Practitioners report that identifies that years of improvement in the quality of sexual and reproductive healthcare being delivered to patients is at risk due to the bureaucratic, financial and training barriers facing GPs and practice teams. It
Effective treatment should include access to medical technology at the appropriate time. Unfortunately for UK patients this is not always the case, as there remains wide variations in patient access across the country. This report has found that there remains wide variation across the
This report finds large increase in midwife-led units co-located with obstetric units, increasing birthplace choice for pregnant women but also describes variation in availability of staff, facilities and services.
This updated framework focuses on helping NHS and social care staff to develop four critical capabilities: systems leadership; established quality improvement methods; inclusive and compassionate leadership; and talent management.
Between January 2016 and April 2017, local Healthwatch staff and volunteers across England visited 197 care homes across 63 different local authority areas to find out what day to day life is really like for many of those living in
Report on medical education and training which discusses how recommendations in the independent Shape of Training review could be implemented. One of the key recommendations discussed is the need for more generalists and the UKSTSG argues that developing the workforce
MedicallHome case study, it connects subscribed patients throughout Mexico with doctors in a Mexico City call center. Using standard protocols, doctors resolve issues or refer callers to providers in national network of clinics, labs, and hospitals that offers discounts to program members.
Royal College of General Practitioners report that finds that there has been progress on many areas, notably on additional investment but warns that the government recruitment commitment of 5,000 GPs may need to be reconsidered. Additionally, it highlights the imperative to