Independent Evaluation Of The Guinness Partnership’s Dementia Project – Housing LIN

Evaluation of the progress made in becoming a more dementia-friendly organisation. The Guinness Partnership implemented a two year project in 2015 to take forward developments, initially in two pilot areas of Havant and Manchester with a view to rolling out

Voluntary Reporting On Disability, Mental Health And Wellbeing: A Framework To Support Employers To Report Voluntarily On Disability, Mental Health And Wellbeing In The Workplace – Department for Work and Pensions

The government believes that transparency and reporting can support the cultural change required to build a more inclusive society. The voluntary reporting framework has been developed by the government in partnership with leading businesses and third sector organisations to support

Empowering NHS leaders to lead – Department of Health and Social Care

This review was led by Sir Ron Kerr and explored 3 challenges faced by executive leaders across the NHS: expectations and support available for leaders alignment of performance expectations at the organisational and system level level of administrative burden placed

Point of care tests for influenza and other respiratory viruses – Public Health England

Support for hospital trusts considering the introduction of point of care testing (POCT) for influenza and other respiratory viruses during winter 2018 to 2019.  This document includes: information regarding POCT test technologies factors to consider for implementation clinical governance and quality assurance

A Space to Talk: An evaluation of the WISH Centre’s services with young people who self-harm – Centre for Mental Health

How can services meet the needs of young people who self-harm? The report analyses outcome data and by enganging with users of WISH services and stakeholders, finds that the WISH Centre’s work makes a difference to young people, by combining counselling

Smoking in the home: New solutions for a Smokefree Generation – ASH

ASH report considering the impact of smoking in the home and what policy measures could be taken across all housing tenures reduce its prevalence, with the aim of protecting children and adults and supporting healthy communities.  It calls for collaboration

Using the Care Review Tool for mortality reviews in Mental Health Trusts: Guidance for reviewers – Royal College of Psychiatrists

Guidance for NHS mental health trusts to ensure ways of improving services are learned from patients’ deaths is unveiled today.  The guidance, drawn up by the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych), focuses on patients with severe mental illness and on four

Care review tool for mortality reviews – Royal College of Psychiatrists

Guidance for NHS mental health trusts to ensure ways of improving services are learned from patients’ deaths is unveiled today.  The guidance, drawn up by the Royal College of Psychiatrists (RCPsych), focuses on patients with severe mental illness and on four

Improving Government’s Planning And Spending Framework – National Audit Office

This report reviews government’s progress in improving the planning and spending framework since we last reported in July 2016, and the way in which HM Treasury and the Cabinet Office have sought to address the systemic issues around planning and

Health at a Glance: Europe 2018 State of Health in the EU Cycle – OECD

OECD comparative analyses of the health status of EU citizens and the performance of the health systems of the 28 EU Member States, 5 candidate countries and 3 EFTA countries. Part I comprises two chapters, the first focusing on the need

Quality Payments: Guidance for the February 2019 Review Point – NHS England

This guidance document sets out the requirements in order to participate in the Community Pharmacy Quality Payments Scheme. The Scheme will reward community pharmacies for delivering quality criteria in all three of the quality dimensions: Clinical Effectiveness, Patient Safety and

Review of the Psychoactive Substances Act 2016 – Home Office

The Psychoactive Substances Act 20161 (PSA) came into force on 26 May 2016 and created a blanket ban on the production, distribution, sale and supply of psychoactive substances in the United Kingdom for human consumption. It gives police and other

Action Plan Submitted: 12th November 2018 A Response to the HMI Probation Inspection: South West and South Central National Probation Service – HM Prison and Probation Service

The action plan for West Yorkshire CRC, in response to the HMI Probation Inspection.

An inspection of South West South Central National Probation Service – HM Inspectorate of Probation

Overall, the NPS South West South Central division is rated as: Good. This rating has been determined by inspecting this provider in three areas of its work, referred to as ‘domains’. The findings and subsequent ratings in those three domains are described here:

Laboratory-confirmed cases of measles, rubella and mumps, England: July to September 2018: Health Protection Report Volume 12 Number 42 – Public Health England

Quartlerly report with commentary, on cases confirmed by PHE’s Virus Reference Department or national routine laboratory testing (mumps only).

Investigating recent developments in the commissioning system – Policy Research unit in Commissioning and the Healthcare System

Report that finds integration of services was receiving major attention at local level. No particular organisational form was thought necessary to promote increased collaborative working. Rather, changes are being led by detailed joint work between individuals at local level. Sites adapted their

Investigation Into The Provision Of Mental Health Care To Patients Presenting At The Emergency Department I2017/006: Independent report by the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch – Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch

Report highlighting the variation in mental health care across emergency departments and setting out four recommendations aimed at improving patient care. Develop a sustainable funding model for 24/7 mental health support in emergency departments (ED) Standardise national guidance on the

Action Plan Submitted: 12th November 2018 A Response to the HMI Probation Inspection: West Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company – HM Prison and Probation Service

The action plan for West Yorkshire CRC, in response to the HMI Probation Inspection.

An inspection of West Yorkshire Community Rehabilitation Company – HM Inspectorate of Probation

Overall, the West Yorkshire CRC is rated as: Requires improvement. This rating has been determined by inspecting this provider in three areas of its work, referred to as ‘domains’. The findings and subsequent ratings in those three domains are described