HSC (2003) 002: LAC (2003) 1: Mental health grant guidance 2003-04 – Department of Health

The purpose of this circular is to provide guidance on the administration and conditions attached to the Mental Health Grant (MHG) for Councils with Social Service Responsibilities (CSSRs) in 2003-04.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Antenatal and Newborn Screening Programmes King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to NHS Antenatal and Newborn Screening Programmes King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, held on 27 and 28 March 2019.  

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Cervical Screening Programme Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Northern Lincolnshire and Goole NHS Foundation Trust held on 19 and 20 March 2019.

Guidance for public health management of meningococcal disease in the UK: Updated August 2019 – Public Health England

Advice for health protection professionals on the management of meningococcal disease in the UK.  This guidance on the public health management of individual cases and clusters of invasive meningococcal disease is an amalgamation of the 2014 guidance on preventing secondary

Overpayments of Carer’s Allowance: Thirtieth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Work and Pensions Committee

The Work and Pensions Committee has found that carers are being disproportionately heavily penalised for years of Department for Work and Pensions (DWP) administrative errors or their own honest mistakes.  They find the carers allowance is operated using a confusing

Tackling loneliness: (Briefing Paper number 8514) – House of Commons Library

The government’s Loneliness Strategy was published in October 2018. It set out a wide variety of cross-departmental measures that the government would take to provide ‘national leadership’ to tackle loneliness in England. This briefing: explains the Strategy; the steps taken

Options for members of the NHS Pension Scheme affected by the annual allowance – NHS Employers

This short guide is designed to help raise awareness of the options available to members of the NHS Pension Scheme affected by the annual allowance. The annual allowance is the amount of pension savings an individual can make in one

HSC (2004) 001: Use of confidentiality and clawback clauses in connection with termination of a contract of employment – Department of Health

This circular strengthens and clarifies existing guidance on clawback and confidentiality clauses in severance agreements involving NHS managers.  

HSC (2004) 002 LAC (2004) 2 : Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Grant Guidance 2004/05 – Department of Health

In 2004-05 CAMHS funding to councils will be increased substantially to reflect the Government’s continuing commitment to radically improve the overall level of provision. The total 2004-05 CAMHS Grant is £67M. Of this £60.5M is allocated directly to councils using

HSC (2004) 003: Primary Medical Services Allocations 2004/05 – Department of Health

This HSC notifies Primary Care Trusts (PCTs) of their actual resource limited primary medical services allocation for 2004/05. It funds delivery of General Medical Services (GMS), Personal Medical Services (PMS), PCT Medical services and alternative providers as set out in

HSC (2004) 004 LAC (2004) 28 : Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) Grant Guidance 2005/06 – Department of Health

This circular sets the conditions attached to the core CAMHS Grant, and the individual councils’ allocations.

HSC (2006) 001 LAC(2006) 6 : Child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) grant guidance 2006-07 and 2007-08 – Department of Health

This circular sets out the conditions attached to the core child and adolescent mental health service (CAMHS) grant, and the individual councils’ allocations.

HSC (2007) 001: Better blood transfusion: safe and appropriate use of blood – Department of Health

This circular replaces HSC 2002/009 building on previous Better Blood Transfusion initiatives. Improving transfusion safety and effectiveness; avoiding unnecessary use of blood components,Platelets and Fresh Frozen Plasma; focussing on the use of anti-D in Obstetrics; and patient and public involvement.

HSC (2008) 001 Updated national guidance on the safe administration of intrathecal chemotherapy – Department of Health

This circular covers the updated National Guidance on the Safe Administration of Intrathecal Chemotherapy. This updated guidance replaces HSC 2003/010. It sets out the minimum that should be expected of an NHS Trust providing an intrathecal chemotherapy service. It also

Rapid Evidence Review: The role of alcohol in contributing to violence in intimate partner relationships – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

This report examines alcohol’s contribution to violence in intimate relationships. The public health burden of intimate partner violence (IPV) is considerable and alcohol use has been consistently identified as a risk factor for IPV perpetration. The report is based on

Criminal Justice Project: Class A drug tests in Merseyside Police custody (2016/17 to 2018/19) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme often begins with the police drug testing individuals in the custody suite for specified Class A drugs (opiates and/or cocaine) following an arrest or charge. If detainees test positive, they are served with a Required Assessment

WHO report on the global tobacco epidemic 2019: Offer help to quit tobacco use – World Health Organization

Many governments are making progress in the fight against tobacco, with 5 billion people today living in countries that have introduced smoking bans, graphic warnings on packaging and other effective tobacco control measures – four times more people than a

If I could, I would…: Integrated Person-Centred Planning for Children, Young People and Families Receiving Palliative Care: Guidance and Toolkit – Rebecca Riley & Associates, UK

Written to support the NICE End of life care guidance for neonates children and young people, this framework and selection of practical tools provides guidance on how to implement person centred end of life care planning.  It delivers a comprehensive

Guidance on the use of cannabis‐based products for medicinal use in children and young people with epilepsy – British Paediatric Neurology Association

Interim clinical guidance for clinicians in the use and prescription of cannabis‐based products for medicinal use in children and young people with epilepsy. The BPNA has been asked to highlight the key questions specialist clinicians should address before considering prescribing