Annex E: Integration of specialised services with local health and care systems – NHS England

This document provides detail on how specialised services will be planned in collaboration with local systems to ensure more joined-up care for patients.

Health of refugee and migrant children: Technical guidance – World Health Organization

This technical guidance outlines current best practices, evidence and knowledge to inform policy and programme development in the area of health promotion for refugees and migrants in the WHO European Region. It highlights key principles, summarizes priority actions and challenges,

The Women’s Mental Health Taskforce: Final Report – Department of Health and Social Care

Report that sets out how women’s experience of mental ill health can differ to men’s. It covers: core themes in women’s mental health the involvement of women with lived experience principles for service design; and future strategic priorities. The report urges

Opening The Door To Change: NHS Safety Culture And The Need For Transformation – Care Quality Commission

Review aiming to understand the barriers to delivering safe care and to identify learning that can be applied to improve patient safety. It looks at issues that contribute to the occurrence of never events and wider patient safety incidents in

Surveillance of surgical site infections in NHS hospitals in England: 2017 to 2018 – Public Health England

This annual report covers surgical site infection (SSI) data collected by NHS hospitals and independent sector NHS treatment centres.  Data in this report includes voluntary submissions and data submitted as part of the Department of Health’s mandatory healthcare-associated infection surveillance programme.

National Health Service: The Primary Dental Services Statements of Financial Entitlements (Amendment) Directions 2018 – Department of Health and Social Care

These directions implement changes to the payments made by NHS England to contractors under a dental service contract with effect from 1 April 2018. The changes relate to: implementation of the 2018 to 2019 pay and expenses and training allowances

Guidance on implementing the overseas visitor charging regulations – Department of Health and Social Care

Information for NHS bodies who need to make and recover hospital charges from overseas visitors. Help and advice on the implementation of the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2015, which have been amended most recently by the

Department of Health and Social Care accounts: Seventy-First Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts

Key recommendations of this report are: the Department of Health and Social Care should provide an assessment of the impact of regional variations on patient care; urgent action is needed on risks Brexit poses to recruitment and the supply of

Identity checking for GP online services: What you need to know – NHS England

This is a step-by-step guide that will help GP practices to go about checking patients who want to access GP online services.

Four Core Commissioning Data Flows: Consultation Report – NHS England

NHS England consulted on four Information Standards to support the commissioning process in December 2017 and this document provides information on the consultation process and a summary of feedback received. It should be read in conjunction with the Aggregate Contract

Draft DCB2050: Aggregate Contract Monitoring (ACM): Requirements Specification – NHS England

The purpose of the Aggregate Contract Monitoring (ACM) Information Standard is to enable the interchange, in a uniform format, of monthly aggregate contract monitoring data between commissioners and providers of healthcare. This document is published in draft form for consultation

Draft DCB3003: Patient Level Contract Monitoring (PLCM): Requirements Specification – NHS England

The purpose of the Patient Level Contract Monitoring (PLCM) Standard is to enable the interchange, in a uniform format, of monthly patient level contract monitoring data between commissioners and providers of healthcare. This document is published in draft form for

Draft DCB2212: Drugs Patient Level Contract Monitoring (DrPLCM): Requirements Specification – NHS England

The purpose of the Drugs Patient Level Contract Monitoring Information Standard is to enable the interchange, in a uniform format, of monthly patient level drug contract monitoring data between commissioners and providers of healthcare. This document is published in draft

Draft DCB3002: Devices Patient Level Contract Monitoring (DePLCM): Requirements Specification – NHS England

The purpose of the Devices Patient Level Contract Monitoring Standard is to enable the interchange, in a uniform format, of monthly patient level device contract monitoring data between commissioners and providers of healthcare. This document is published in draft form

Blowing the whistle: an investigation into the Care Quality Commission’s regulation of the Fit and Proper Persons Requirement – Parliamentary and Health Service Ombudsman

Independent investigation into a whistle-blower’s complaint about the CQC’s oversight of the appointment of a Chief Executive to an NHS trust. Despite being criticised by an Employment Tribunal, the Chief Executive was employed by another NHS trust, while the whistle-blower,

Legal Barriers to the Better Use of Health Data to Deliver Pharmaceutical Innovation – Office for Health Economics

This report summarise research evaluating the main legal barriers to the better use of health data for pharmaceutical innovation. Issues are evaluated according to barriers arising in utilising data to support key activities across the lifecycle of a medicine: epidemiology

Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer, 2018: Health 2040: Better Health Within Reach – Department of Health and Social Care

Chief Medical Officers annual report, this year the focus is on discussing: health as the nation’s primary asset the health environment we live in and build together using emerging technologies to improve health for everyone effective planning for the future

LAC(DHSC)(2018)2 Public Health Ring-Fenced Grant 2019/20 – Department of Health and Social Care

In the financial year ending 2020, local authorities will receive a £3.134 billion public health grant for their public health duties for all ages. This circular sets out: Firm allocations of the local government public health grant for 2019/20; the

Annex F: Joint Technical Definitions for Performance and Activity 2019/20 – NHS England

This document contains the technical definitions for measures included in the operational plans collected from providers and commissioners. The purpose of this technical definitions document is to describe the indicators set out in the NHS England Guidance for Operational and