Process for registering patients prior to their release from prison – NHS England

This document provides further information on how the registration of this patient group works.

Process for registering patients prior to their release from prison
Process for registering patients prior to their release from prison
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Assurance Engagement of the Mental Health Investment Standard: briefing for Clinical Commissioning Groups – NHS England

This document outlines how the validation process should be commissioned and carried out for CCGs to validate their 2018/19 year-end position on meeting the Mental Health Investment Standard (MHIS).

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Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Nora Bruton – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 25 March 2019
Deceased name: Nora Bruton
Coroners name: Adam Hodson
Coroners Area: Birmingham and Solihull
Category: Alcohol, drug and medication related deaths; Mental Health related deaths; Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths

This report is being sent to: Birmingham & Solihull Mental Heath NHS Trust

Report on death by drowning following alcohol intoxication. Areas of concern:

  1. Dissemination of Clinical Risk Assessment training.
  2.  Need for robust communication methods.
  3. Time taken to review Home Treatment Team model.
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Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Tamsin Grundy – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 13 March 2019
Ref: 2019-0088
Deceased name: Tamsin Grundy
Coroners name: Jacqueline Lake
Coroners Area: Norfolk
Category: Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths
This report is being sent to: Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Trust

Patient suffered from depression.  Reported before her suicide that the Crisis Resolution Treatment Team did not offer continuity of care in terms of numbers of different staff seen by the patient.

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Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Katharine Dowling – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 14 March 2019
Deceased name: Katharine Dowling
Coroners name: Alan Moore
Coroners Area: Cheshire
Category: Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths

This report is being sent to: NHS England

This inquest addressed a specific situation, namely a patient with Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) alongside a co-existing mental health diagnosis. The patient had been treated in an acute psychiatric ward environment for almost 6 months before selfligaturing with fatal consequences.  Four issues are highlighted to be addressed:

  1. Guidance
  2. ASD support beyond diagnosis
  3. Environment
  4. Training
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Primary Care Networks: Frequently Asked Questions – NHS England

A set of frequently asked questions about Primary Care Networks that have been collated via a series of engagement sessions.

Primary Care Networks: Frequently Asked Questions
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The range and magnitude of alcohol’s harm to others: A report delivered to the Five Nations Health Improvement Network: A rapid review of cross-sectional surveys – Public Health England

There’s a lot of evidence about the relationship between alcohol consumption and harm experienced by drinkers such as ill health, disability and death. But there is less evidence to bring together what we know about the detrimental effects alcohol has on people other than drinkers, such as being a victim alcohol-related crime, family breakdown, child abuse and needing support from the police and healthcare services.

This review aims to describe these harms to others from existing surveys.

The range and magnitude of alcohol’s harm to others: A report delivered to the Five Nations Health Improvement Network: A rapid review of cross-sectional survey
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The range and magnitude of alcohol’s harm to others: Accompanying tables
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Small Glasses Supplement: Additional guidance – NHS England

This additional guidance provides details around widening the availability of the supplements payable on a GOS 3 Spectacle Voucher where the patient has a need for special changes to their spectacle frame.  It is now possible for these supplements to be claimed in cases where the spectacles are specifically designed to meet the needs of patients with special facial characteristics or who need small frames.

Optical providers should note that these revised arrangements begin on 10 June 2019.

Small Glasses Supplement: Additional guidance
Small Glasses Supplement: Additional guidance
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A Digital Framework for Allied Health Professionals – NHS England

This Digital Framework for Allied Health Professionals (AHPs) supports local services and AHPs to make that happen and works towards services that are both paper-free at the point of care and connected to other services and systems. This digital framework is a practical guide for commissioners,managers on achieving the the commitment made in Personalised Health and Care 2020 to use information and technology to make sure patient records are digital and interoperable.

A Digital Framework for Allied Health Professionals
A Digital Framework for Allied Health Professionals
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Pharmacy Manual – NHS England

A suite of policy booklets to guide NHS commissioning / contracting teams in commissioning high quality community pharmaceutical services.

Pharmacy Manual
Pharmacy Manual
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Standard Personal Medical Services Agreement Variation Notice 2019 – NHS England

This document gives notice under paragraph 104(2) of Schedule 6 to the National Health Service (General Medical Services Contracts) Regulations 2004 (S.I. 2004/291) that the terms of the general medical services contract are varied as set out in the document.

Standard Personal Medical Services Agreement Variation Notice 2019
Standard Personal Medical Services Agreement Variation Notice 2019
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NHS England: Standard Personal Medical Services Agreement 2018/19- NHS England

This document is the Standard Personal Medical Services Agreement for 2018/19.

NHS England: Standard Personal Medical Services Agreement 2018/19
NHS England: Standard Personal Medical Services Agreement 2018/19
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Transforming elective care services urology: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England

This handbook is for commissioners, providers and those leading the local transformation of urology elective care services. It describes what local health and care systems can do to transform urology elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and how the impact of this transformation can be measured. It contains practical guidance for implementing and adopting a range of interventions to ensure patients see the right person, in the right place, first time.

Transforming elective care services urology: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative
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Standard Alternative Provider Medical Services Contract 2018/19 – NHS England

This document gives notice under paragraph 104(2) of Schedule 6 to the National Health Service (General Medical Services Contracts) Regulations 2004 (S.I. 2004/291) that the terms of the general medical services contract are varied as set out in the document.

Standard Alternative Provider Medical Services Agreement Variation Notice 2019
Standard Alternative Provider Medical Services Agreement Variation Notice 2019
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NHS England: Standard Alternative Provider Medical Services Contract 2018/19 – NHS England

This document is the Alternative Personal Medical Services Contract for 2019.

NHS England: Standard Alternative Provider Medical Services Contract 2018/19
NHS England: Standard Alternative Provider Medical Services Contract 2018/19
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A New Approach to Supporting Community Healthcare Funding: Testing and Guidance Document – NHS England and NHS Improvement

Since the introduction of a much more transparent approach to paying for acute health services through the use of consistent units of care known as currencies, it has been an ambition to develop currencies for community services. However, priorities in other areas and the difficulty of gathering consistent evidence to supportthis work has to date prevented the ambition being realised. This document sets out the process for testing the draft currencies developed as part of the Community Currency Development Project.

A New Approach to Supporting Community Healthcare Funding: Testing and Guidance Document
A New Approach to Supporting Community Healthcare Funding: Testing and Guidance Document
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Improving access out of hours: Evaluation of extended-hours primary care access hubs – Nuffield Trust

Could schemes aiming to increase the availability of primary care health care access out of hours improve the overall quality of services and patient experience in outer east London? The Nuffield Trust was commissioned by Barking, Havering and Redbridge CCGs to evaluate the impact of access programmes in these boroughs.

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National Health Service, England: The NHS Canterbury and Coastal Clinical Commissioning Group Directions 2019 – NHS England

Directions have been issued to NHS NHS Canterbury and Coastal Clinical Commissioning Group Directions 2019 Clinical Commissioning Group in May 2019. NHS England is supported by legislation in exercising formal powers of direction if it is satisfied that a CCG is:

  1. failing or
  2. is at risk of failing to discharge its functions.
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Practical guidance supporting the 2019-20 CQUIN: Six month reviews for stroke survivors – NHS England

Supporting guidance for the Community CQUIN applicable for providers of stroke community services. Outlines how to undertake the six month post stroke reviews and record these on SSNAP (the Sentinel Stroke National Audit Porgramme), supporting personalised stroke care and ongoing support for stroke survivors.

Practical guidance supporting the 2019-20 CQUIN: Six month reviews for stroke survivors
Practical guidance supporting the 2019-20 CQUIN: Six month reviews for stroke survivors
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Transforming elective care services cardiology: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England

This handbook is for commissioners, providers and those leading the local transformation of cardiology elective care services. It describes what local health and care systems can do to transform cardiology elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and how the impact of this transformation can be measured. It contains practical guidance for implementing and adopting a range of interventions to ensure patients see the right person, in the right place, first time.

Transforming elective care services cardiology: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative
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