NHS Innovation and Technology Payment 2018/19 Call for Applications – NHS England

Innovation Technology Payment (ITP) – Call for Applications and Guidance document. The aim of the NHS Innovation and Technology Payment (ITP) is to help deliver on the commitment detailed within the Five Year Forward View -creating the conditions and cultural change necessary

General Practice Forward View: Progress update at end of year two (April 2018) – NHS England

This document gives an update on the progress we have made on the key commitments of the General Practice Forward View as at April 2018, two years in.  

Securing the future: funding health and social care to the 2030s – Institute of Fiscal Studies

Report from the Instistute of Fiscal Studies and the Health Foundation that looks at the future funding needs of Health and Social Care. It suggests that UK spending on healthcare will have to rise by an average 3.3% a year over the

Hot Topic: Effective Networks – eWIN

This hot topic outlines what the evidence says about leading and participating in effective networks in health and care environments. It will look at what is meant by a network and the difference between networks and communities of practice; what should be

Partnerships for Better Public Services – Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport

A research report into the need, benefits and challenges for Public Service Mutuals to form partnerships as a route to growth and diversification. This report explores the need to partner, the benefits and challenges, and recommends ways to maximise the potential for

Local General Practitioners Retention Fund: Guidance for NHS England regional and local office teams – NHS England

This guidance document sets out the availability of new funding in 2018/19 to further support delivery of the commitment set out in the General Practice Forward View (GPFV) to ensure an additional 5,000 extra doctors working in general practice by 2020.

Transforming care: the challenges and solutions – Voluntary Organisations Disability Group

Voluntary Organisations Disability Group report outlining challenges and solutions to moving people with learning disabilities, autism and/or mental health conditions out of long-stay inpatient care. This follows the implementation of a pilot project, the report offers recommendations for future steps.  The

Hypothecated funding for health and social care: How might it work? – The King’s Fund

Report from the King’s Fund that looks at Hypothecation (the earmarking of a tax to be spent on a specific area of public expenditure) as a potential route to providing a long term financial settlement for health and social care funding. It

Safe, sustainable and productive staffing: an improvement resource for mental health – NHS Improvement

A resource to help commissioners and providers of NHS-commissioned services create, review and sustain, safe and effective specialist mental health services. It aims to make the link between the decisions on staffing that boards and clinical teams take and the

Faltering growth: recognition and management of faltering growth in children: NICE guideline [NG75] – NICE

This guideline covers recognition, assessment and monitoring of faltering growth in infants and children. It includes a definition of growth thresholds for concern and identifying the risk factors for, and possible causes of, faltering growth. It also covers interventions, when

Under pressure: Safely managing increased demand in emergency departments – Care Quality Commission

Report that finds hospitals cannot work alone to address increased demand in emergency departments. There needs to be transformation across the health and care system as whole, but planning for long-term change is not enough, there is a need to act in

Getting my life back: Occupational therapy promoting mental health and wellbeing in Wales – Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Report by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists to demonstrate the value of occupational therapy in Wales. The report assesses the impact of occupational therapy in four keys areas: helping young people to achieve their educational potential, supporting people with mental health

Getting my life back: Occupational therapy promoting mental health and wellbeing in Scotland – Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Report by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists to demonstrate the value of occupational therapy in Scotland. The report assesses the impact of occupational therapy in four keys areas: helping young people to achieve their educational potential, supporting people with mental health

Getting my life back: Occupational therapy promoting mental health and wellbeing in Northern Ireland – Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Report by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists to demonstrate the value of occupational therapy in Northern Ireland. The report assesses the impact of occupational therapy in four keys areas: helping young people to achieve their educational potential, supporting people with mental

Getting my life back: Occupational therapy promoting mental health and wellbeing in England – Royal College of Occupational Therapists

Report by the Royal College of Occupational Therapists to demonstrate the value of occupational therapy in England. The report assesses the impact of occupational therapy in four keys areas: helping young people to achieve their educational potential, supporting people with mental health

‘The world’s biggest quango’: the first five years of NHS England – The King’s Fund and Institute for Government

Report that finds that the creation of NHS England has failed to take the politics out of health care provision in England.  It finds it has given the NHS its own genuinely independent voice and action, for the first time.  It concludes

Quantifying Wider Economic Impacts of Agglomeration for Transport Appraisal: Existing Evidence and Future Directions – Department for Transport

‘Agglomeration elasticities’ measure the relationship between how well connected an area is and how productive its workers are.  This report: reviews the existing academic literature on agglomeration elasticities makes recommendations for areas of future research in order to enhance the agglomeration

NHS operational productivity: unwarranted variations Mental health services Community health services – NHS Improvement

This report from the Carter review has looked at the productivity and efficiency of mental health and community health services. It has done so in the context of the Five Year Forward View and its delivery plan which are clear that these