Administration of Rabies Vaccine & Immunoglobulin – Public Health England

This guidance from Public Health England’s Virus Reference Department is for health professionals whose patients require a course of post-exposure rabies vaccination with rabies immunoglobulin (RIG).  It provides critical information on the correct administration of RIG, and should remain with the product.

Housing for older people: Second Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Communities and Local Government Committee

Report that calls for a national strategy which brings together and improves the policy on housing for older people.  It calls on the government to recognise the link between homes and health and social care in the forthcoming social care green paper.  Identifies

Healthy homes: accommodating an ageing population – Institution of Mechanical Engineers

Report from the Institution of Mechanical Engineers that identifies the use of smart technologies, including smart homes, could make life better for older people, enabling them to retain their independence and relieve the pressure on health and social care services. To facilitate this it

NHS Health Check commissioning: Review of commissioner’s current and potential use of weighted financial remuneration – Public Health England

Review that  finds a small number of papers describing case studies where weighting remuneration to providers showed improvements in uptake of NHS Health Checks. Overall, the use of weighted remuneration for NHS Health Checks has weak evidence and remains largely under researched area.

Bradford Healthy Hearts Resource Pack – NHS Right Care

In 2014 Bradford Districts Clinical Commissioning Group (CCG) had the seventh worst Cardio Vascular Disease (CVD) mortality rates in under 75s England. However, local clinical and public health professionals saw a major opportunity to improve outcomes by transforming treatment of the high-risk conditions

Improving physical healthcare for people living with severe mental illness (SMI) in primary care: Guidance for CCGs – NHS England

This guidance highlights the responsibilities of CCGs to commission services that deliver comprehensive physical health assessments and follow up care to people on the severe mental illness (SMI) register in primary care, addressing the premature mortality experienced by people with