General Practice Forward View (GPFV): International GP Recruitment (IGPR) Programme Application Process: Guidance for Commissioners (October 2017) – NHS England

Document from NHS England that outlines the process that should be followed by CCGs/STPs wishing to join NHS England’s International GP Recruitment Programme.

NHS England’s National Report to Ministers on the Responsible Officer Regulations and Medical Revalidation, 2016/17 – NHS England

The National Report is a routine annual summary of the implementation and management of the Responsible Officer regulations as they relate to the healthcare organisations (821) and doctors (135,446) that connect to NHS England’s National Medical Director.

Current, future and avoidable costs of stroke in the UK – The Stroke Association

This report estimates that the current cost of stroke to the UK is £26 billion every year, a threefold increase from the previous estimated cost of £9 billion. The figures also predict that a growing and ageing population, increasing numbers of

Lifting the cap: the fiscal and economic impact of lifting the NHS pay cap – Institute for Public Policy Research

Institute for Public Policy Research report that examines the fiscal and economic impact of two alternative scenarios for NHS pay over the next two years: increasing pay in line with Consumer Price Index inflation, and a ‘catch-up’ rate of increasing

Personal asset protection guarantee: a mechanism for sharing the costs of long term care between older property owners and the state: (Social Care White Paper No. 3) – LaingBuisson

This white paper deals with the question of how the cost of long term care should be divided between the state and those individuals with care needs who have the resources to pay for themselves. Under the personal asset protection

LGBTQI+* Disabled People and self-directed social care support – National Institute for Health Research

Report that aims to: Understand more about the specific social care needs of LGBTQI+ Disabled People and how they are, or could be, supported by adult social care professionals through self-directed social care. Improve social care professionals’ understanding of and approaches to the

Investigation: WannaCry cyber attack and the NHS – National Audit Office

This report outlines the findings of an investigation into the impact of the WannaCry ransomware attack on the NHS and its patients; why some parts of the NHS were affected; and how the Department of Health and NHS national bodies responded

PSNC Briefing 080/17: A guide to local government and community pharmacy – Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee

Briefing from the Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee identifying that Local government has a growing role in policy-making, spending decisions and oversight of local services and increasingly in the local healthcare economy. Councils not only control the budgets for public health

Stoptober 2016: Campaign evaluation – Public Health England

Report from Public Health England that evaluates Stoptober 2016 and finds it was successful in driving campaign cost efficiency, but this was done at the cost of reduced overall scale. Our modelling estimates that total incremental campaign driven quit attempts

Learning disabilities health charter for social care providers: Self-assessment tool – Public Health England

The tool is based on the Health Charter for Social Care Providers and supporting guidance. To demonstrate progress in each area, your organisation is encouraged to assess itself using the tool below. Under each item, some ‘things to think about’

Improving the health and wellbeing of people with learning disabilities: Guidance for social care providers and commissioners (to support implementation of the health charter) – Public Health England

Guidance for social care providers and commissioners (to support implementation of the health charter). The Charter identifies people with learning disabilites have worse health that the general population. The Confidential Inquiry into Premature Deaths of People with Learning Disabilities found,

Health charter for social care providers – Public Health England

People with learning disabilites have worse health that the general population. The Confidential Inquiry into Premature Deaths of People with Learning Disabilities found, on average, men die 13 years earlier and women 20 years earlier that the general population. 42%