Learning disabilities and behaviour that challenges: service design and delivery: NICE guideline [NG93] – NICE

This guideline covers services for children, young people and adults with a learning disability (or autism and a learning disability) and behaviour that challenges. It aims to promote a lifelong approach to supporting people and their families and carers, focusing

The Improving Access to Psychological Therapies (IAPT) Pathway for People with Long-term Physical Health Conditions and Medically Unexplained Symptoms – NHS England

From April 2018 all CCGs are expected to expand IAPT by commissioning IAPT services integrated into physical healthcare pathways. This document supports this expansion by setting out the treatment pathway that underpins the access and waiting time standards, which all services should seek

How much would it cost to reduce child poverty in Scotland? The financial scale of child poverty in Scotland – Institute for Public Policy Research

Report from the Institute for Public Policy Research that identifies a reduction and eradication of child poverty in Scotland requires a whole-Scotland approach involving a combination of increased earnings for the poorest households (through inclusive growth), and increases in social

Learning from experiences of Universal Credit: Research conducted on behalf of the Joseph Rowntree Foundation – BritainThinks

BritainThinks report commissioned by the Joseph Rowntree Foundation looking at individuals living on full service Universal Credit to understand their experiences of the new benefit and their spontaneous and prompted priorities for change for the benefit. It finds for a

Improving Health and Care through the home: A National Memorandum of Understanding – Public Health England

Renewed Memorandum of Understanding that brings together key organisations, decision-makers and implementers from across the public and voluntary sector, to maximise opportunities to embed the role of housing in joined up action on improving health and better health and social

Adding extra years to life and extra life to those years: Local government guide to healthy ageing – Local Government Association

The population is ageing. Over the last 10 years the number of people aged over 65 in England increased by a fifth – that’s nearly 1.7 million extra older people. But while the greater longevity is to be welcomed, far

Clostridium difficile infection objectives for NHS organisations in 2018/19, guidance on sanction implementation and notification of changes to case attribution definitions from 2019 – NHS Improvement

Sets out the objectives for acute trusts and clinical commissioning groups to make continuous improvement in Clostridium difficile infection (CDI) care. These objectives are updated each financial year. The methodology used when calculating CDI objectives recognises the changing rate of CDI improvement

NHS Innovation Accelerator Evaluation: Final Report – Institute for Employment Studies

Evaluation of the NHS Innovation Accelerator which was created to help create conditions and cultural change to generate faster and more systematic uptake of healthcare innovations across the NHS. It establishes the common conditions essential for adoption and spread of

Young Mums Together: An evaluation of a peer support project to improve the wellbeing of young mothers and their families – Mental Health Foundation

Report from the Mental Health Foundation on the feasibility and acceptability of peer support measured in terms of parental confidence, resilience, mental health and future prospects.  A key factor in the success of the project was the role of the facilitator