Improving the Working Environment for Safe Surgical Care: A discussion paper from the Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh – Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh

Outlines a number of critical recommendations to government to greatly improve safety in the delivery of surgical treatment and patient care. The report notes factors adversely affecting morale, including a lack of team structure, poor communication, high stress levels, and limited training

Collective “asks” as the UK negotiates to exit the EU – Brexit Health Alliance

Establishes five priority areas for the Brexit negotiations in order to acheive the best results for patients and health care across the UK. The priority areas highlight the need for agreement on: Levels of research and innovation collaboration. Regulatory alignment.

Re-employment of staff in receipt of NHS Pension Scheme benefits: Guidance for employers and staff – Department of Health

Guidance on how to consider applications from staff wishing to retire and return to work for the NHS. It aims to help employers put in place policies and procedures so that decisions to re-employ staff can be justified in terms of service need

CCG improvement and assessment framework 2016/17 – NHS England

This framework replaces both the existing CCG assurance framework and CCG performance dashboard. In the government’s mandate to NHS England, the new improvement and assessment framework takes an enhanced and more central place in the overall arrangements for public accountability

Improving Access For All: Reducing Inequalities In Access To General Practice Services: A resource for general practice providers and commissioners – NHS England

Guide for GP commissioners and providers to assist understanding of groups in the community who are experiencing barriers in accessing services and help to address those barriers as improvements in access to GP services are implemented.

The Recruitment, Retention and Return of Nurses to General Practice Nursing In England – Ipsos MORI Research

Report by Ipsos MORI Research on behalf of NHS England of the findings of qualitative research into the drivers and barriers to entry into general practice nursing (GPN). The general perception is that general practice is more suitable for older or

MH:2K Oldham A youth-led approach to exploring mental health – Involve

Report on a pilot project to engage young people in conversations about mental health in Oldman. The programme aimed to empower 14-25 year olds to: Identify the mental health issues that they see as most important; Engage their peers in

Child sexual exploitation: How public health can support prevention and intervention – Public Health England

This report aims to learn from the evidence and research, and to use this to structure a public health framework to address child sexual exploitation (CSE). It describes three key functions for public health: to Lead the public health response to