NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard 2018: Data Analysis Report for NHS Trusts – NHS England

Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) data report for NHS trusts. The WRES was introduced in 2015 to reveal and thereby help close the gaps in workplace inequalities between black and minority ethnic (BME) and white staff working in the NHS.

Patients’ views on making best use of GP premises – The Patient’s Association

Report that finds that patients are concerned about various internal and external aspects of their local GP practice premises. The report outlines patients’ views based on an online survey and four focus groups aiming to establish the importance of the physical

Transforming elective care services ophthalmology: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England and Nesta

This handbook describes what local health and care systems can do to transform ophthalmology elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and how the impact of this transformation can be measured. Practical guidance for implementing and adopting a range

Transforming elective care services diabetes: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England and Nesta

This handbook describes what local health and care systems can do to transform diabetes elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and how the impact of this transformation can be measured. Practical guidance for implementing and adopting a range

Transforming elective care services dermatology: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England and Nesta

This handbook describes what local health and care systems can do to transform dermatology elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and how the impact of this transformation can be measured. Practical guidance for implementing and adopting a range of

A Model Employer: Increasing black and minority ethnic representation at senior levels across the NHS – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This document outlines the ambitions set by NHS England and NHS Improvement and reflected in the Long Term Plan, for each NHS organisation to set its own target for BME representation across its leadership team and broader workforce. The strategy

Welfare trends report – Office for Budget Responsibility

Report that  focuses on disability benefits – payments that contribute to the extra costs associated with daily living and mobility for people with disabling conditions. It has two purposes. First, to explain the evolution of spending on disability benefits over the

Local authority governance: Ministry of Housing, Communities & Local Government – National Audit Office

National Audit Office report that recommends  government should improve its oversight of the local governance system to help local authorities cope with increasing financial and demand pressures. It recommends that the the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government works with

Data sources to support local services tackling health risks of cold homes – Public Health England

This guidance will: help local areas to estimate the number of people who may be at risk of cold-home-related death and illness in a particular population, using a range of housing, vulnerability and health indicators help local areas to identify

An improvement resource for the deployment of nursing associates in secondary care – National Quality Board

National Quality Board that describes the principles for safe staffing including organisational, managerial and clinical setting factors alongside governance, leadership and reporting to ensure that nursing associates are safely and effectively deployed into the workforce.

Government Response to the Health and Social Care Committee’s Inquiry into Prison Health – HM Government

Government response to Prison health: Twelfth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee The response considers: The state of health and care in English prisons Equivalence of care

Third report on the effect of the NHS Constitution – Department of Health and Social Care

Report on patient, staff and public views on the NHS Constitution.  The 2019 report set out: awareness and understanding of the constitution in the NHS the impact the constitution is having on the NHS progress made and areas for improvement to help

Salford Royal NHS Foundation Trust: Improving Junior Doctors’ Access To Educational Opportunities – NHS Employers

Case study of the use of rota re-design to make improvements around the delivery of education and training within core medical training (CMT). The trust engaged its junior doctors to understand what was needed to accommodate the new three-year curriculum requirements

Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust: Driving Improvements Through Development Programme – NHS Employers

Case study from Blackpool Teaching Hospitals describes how a leadership and development programme for newly-appointed senior doctors has increased their skills and knowledge and had a positive impact on patient care. The programme, which has been running successfully since its

Digital Frontrunners: Designing inclusive skills policy for the digital age – Nesta

A blueprint and guide that policymakers and other stakeholders can use to design inclusive skills policies for the digital age.  This report: Explains how the Digital Frontrunners programme equips participants with new competencies for designing effective policy in the digital

Clean Air Strategy 2019 – Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs

Sets out the actions required across all parts of government and society to improve air quality. The strategy sets out how the UK will: protect the nation’s health; protect the environment; secure clean growth and innovation; reduce emissions from transport,

Childhood obesity: a plan for action: A consideration of interactions between modelled policies – Department of Health and Social Care

This paper considers four of the proposed regulatory policies that are being targeted at the population in the retail and out-of-home environment, aiming to influence consumer behaviour. It looks at the possible interactions between these proposed policies with three Chapter 1

NHS Operational Planning and Contracting Guidance 2019/20 – NHS England

This full planning guidance replaces the preparatory guidance published in December 2018 and covers system planning, the financial settlement, full operational plan requirements, and the process and timescales around the submission of plans. It is being published along with five-year

NHS Operational Planning and Contracting Guidance 2019/20 Annex B: Guidance for operational and activity plans – assurance statements – NHS England

This guidance sets out assurance statement deliverables for 2019/20, for which regions are asked to provide assurance that delivery plans are being put in place.