AI in the UK: ready, willing and able? – House of Lords Artificial Intelligence Select Committee

Finds the UK is in a strong position to be among the world leaders in the development of artificial intelligence during the twentyfirst century. Britain contains leading AI companies, a dynamic academic research culture, a vigorous start-up ecosystem and a constellation

Government response to House of Lords Artificial Intelligence Select Committee’s report on ‘AI in the UK: ready, willing and able?’ – Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Government response to the Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence report.  It looks at the reporting of AI, issues of data privacy and the use of datasets in the development of AI.  It also identifies the need for public funding

What’s the problem with social care, and why do we need to do better? – The Nuffield Trust

Report that finds: The majority of the public (56%) think that individuals having to use their housing assets to pay for care is at least somewhat unacceptable, compared to 25% who think it is at least somewhat acceptable. Adult social

Are we expecting too much from the NHS? – The Nuffield Trust

Paper that explores the public’s expectations of the NHS, the balance between meeting those expectations and living within a constrained budget, and the question of who is responsible for keeping us healthy. It finds: The public strongly identifies with the values

What will new technology mean for the NHS and its patients?: Four big technological trends – The Nuffield Trust

Report that considers the potential impact of the following technologies to improve health care.: Genomics and precision medicine can target treatment interventions at specific sub-groups of patients, potentially making them more effective and opening up new therapeutic possibilities. Remote care can

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease: guidelines for social workers in England – Department of Health and Social Care

These guidelines aim to increase awareness and understanding of CJD and improve social care for people who are affected by it. The guidelines update the previous guidance published in 2003. They reflect the increasing rareness of the disease and the

Research investigating the domestic violence evidential requirements for legal aid in private family disputes – Ministry of Justice

Research conducted in 2016 to 2017 investigating the barriers some victims of domestic violence face when obtaining evidence required in legal aid applications for private family law disputes.

Enhanced Service Specification: Shingles (catch-up) vaccination programme 2018/19 – NHS England

All GMS practices are expected to provide essential and those additional services they are contracted to provide to all their patients.  Service specification for shingles (catch-up) vaccination programme 2018/19.

Review of the National Childbirth Trust Hidden Half report and GP consultation – Centre for Mental Health

Review of the cost of providing a GP check-up appointment dedicated to the mother’s wellbeing throughout England and to assess the feasibility and implications of taking this step. Estimates that to ensure all new mothers received a 10-minute check-up in

The Hidden Half: Bringing postnatal mental illness out of hiding – National Childbirth Trust

National Childbirth Trust  report that finds half of women experiencing mental health difficulties during pregnancy and in the year after did not have their needs recognised by health professionals. It calls for GPs to be resourced to ensure they make

Directed Enhanced Service Specification: Seasonal influenza and pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination programme 2018/19 – NHS England

All GMS practices are expected to provide essential and those additional services they are contracted to provide to all their patients. Service specification for seasonal influenza and pneumococcal polysaccharide vaccination programme 2018/19.

Enhanced Service Specification Pertussis (pregnant women) vaccination programme 2018/19 – NHS England

All GMS practices are expected to provide essential and those additional services they are contracted to provide to all their patients. Service specification for pertussis (pregnant women) vaccination programme 2018/19.

Long-term funding of adult social care: First Joint Report of the Health and Social Care and Housing, Communities and Local Government Committees of Session 2017–19: Ninth Report of the Health and Social Care Committee: Seventh Report of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee – House of Commons Health and Social Care and Housing, Communities and Local Government Committees

House of Commons Committee report that identifies that the combination of rising demand and costs in the face of reductions in funding has placed the social care system under unsustainable strain. In its present state, the system is not fit

Enhanced Service Specification: Meningococcal freshers vaccination programme 2018/19 – NHS England

This enhanced specification is directed at GP practices delivering vaccination and immunisation services in England. The aim of this enhanced specification is to support commissioners in establishing a meningococcal freshers vaccination service with GP practices in order to prevent cases of the disease and

This Could Cost Lives: A Frontline View On The Funding Of Supported Housing: A report by Rethink Mental Illness – Rethink Mental Illness

This report is based on a survey of service managers and staff that work in supported housing services for people with mental illness. To be eligible to complete the survey, their service and tenants had to be within the scope

Enhanced Service Specification: Childhood seasonal influenza vaccination programme 2018/19 – NHS England

All GMS practices are expected to provide essential and those additional services they are contracted to provide to all their patients.  Service specification for childhood seasonal influenza vaccination programme 2018/19.

Children’s Public Health 0 to 5 Years – Interim National Reporting process for the universal health visiting service: full guidance for local authority members of staff 2018/19 – Public Health England

Extends existing PHE interim reporting arrangements on commissioning of universal health visiting reviews for children because while the longer-term strategic solution for data collection and reporting for these metrics is the  Community Services data set (CSDS) formerly the Children and Young Peoples

2018/19 Immunisation programmes – list of additional and enhanced services – NHS England

All GMS practices are expected to provide essential and those additional services they are contracted to provide to all their patients. This document provides a list of vaccination programmes classified as additional services or enhanced services.