Support for pupils with special educational needs and disabilities in England – National Audit Office

National Audit Office report assesses how well pupils with special educational needs and disabilities are being supported. It examines how well education services and health and social care services work together in order to meet these needs.

Dependence and withdrawal associated with some prescribed medicines: an evidence review – Public Health England

Public Health England containing the results of a public health evidence review of available data and published evidence on the problems of dependence and withdrawal associated with some prescribed medicines. It points to issues of GP prescribing and highlights how patients

Course corrections: how health care innovators learn from setbacks to achieve success – The Commonwealth Fund

This report examines new models for delivering and paying for health care to better serve vulnerable patients, including people with multiple chronic conditions, serious illnesses, or functional limitations, as well as those at risk of developing health problems because of

Publication of revised guidance for implementing the Friends and Family Test: Letter from Dr Neil Churchill – NHS England and NHS Improvement

Letter from Dr Neil Churchill to Chief Executives of all trusts in England; accountable officers of all CCGs and GP professional bodies around the revised FFT guidance.

NHS England and NHS Improvement guidance: Using the Friends and Family Test to improve patient experience – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This guidance is intended to support all provider organisations that are required through their NHS Standard Contracts1 (including independent sector providers, primary medical and primary dentistry contracts) to deliver the FFT. We hope commissioners will find it useful too. It

Should There Be A Regulator Of Senior Leaders In The NHS – NHS Confederation

The Kark review, commissioned by former Minister of State for Health Stephen Barclay in July 2018, sought to establish why the fit and proper person test (FPPT) for directors was not being applied effectively. It was conducted by Tom Kark

A review of the Fit and Proper Person Test: Commissioned by the Minister of State for Health – Department of Health and Social Care

The review was led by Tom Kark QC.  It sets out 7 recommendations, including: All directors (executive, non-executive and interim) should meet specified standards of competence to sit on the board of any health providing organisation. Where necessary, training should be available.

Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Noah Lomax – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 24 May 2019 Ref: 2019-0186 Deceased name: Noah Lomax Coroners name: Angharad Davies Coroners Area: South Yorkshire (West) Category: Child Death (from 2015); Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths This report is being sent

Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Sebastian Clark – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 13 June 2019 Deceased name: Sebastian Clark Coroners name: Sean Cummings Coroners Area: London (West) Category: Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths; Child Death (from 2015) This report is being sent to: Royal College

Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Jonathan McCarthy – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 22 May 2019 Deceased name: Jonathan McCarthy Coroners name: Roger Hatch Coroners Area: North West Kent Category: Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths This report is being sent to: Maidstone & Tonbridge Wells NHS

Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES): sharing good practice case studies: Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This case study shows how the key ambition of the trust is to increase the BME representation at leadership and senior management levels at bands 8a – 9 and very senior managers (VSM).

Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES): sharing good practice case studies: North East London NHS Foundation Trust – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This case study give information on the key ambitions of the trust to improve the systemic recording and tracking of staff who apply, are successful and complete continuous professional development (CPD) training.

Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES): sharing good practice case studies: Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This case study shows the trust’s ambition of reducing the disproportionate rate of BME staff entering the formal employee relations process compared to their white peers, with no case to answer.

Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES): sharing good practice case studies: Chesterfield Royal NHS Foundation Trust – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This case study shows the trust’s ambition to continuously close the gap in experiences between BME and white staff on discrimination at work from a manager / team leader or other colleagues.

Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES): sharing good practice case studies: London HRD Network in collaboration with NHS trusts across the London region – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This case study gives information on the region wide aim of reducing the disproportionate rate of BME staff entering the formal employee relations process compared to their white peers in London NHS trusts.

Position Statement: Children’s oral health- Royal College of Surgeons Faculty of Dental Surgery

New analysis has found that more than 100,000 hospital admissions for children under the age of ten in England due to tooth decay over a three year period. This statement calls on the new government to stand by previous commitments

Emicizumab as prophylaxis in people with severe congenital haemophilia A without factor VIII inhibitors (all ages) – NHS England

NHS England will commission emicizumab as prophylaxis in people with severe congenital haemophilia A without factor VIII inhibitors in accordance with the criteria outlined in this policy.