Mr A Leitch v Lothian Health Board: 4122324/2018 – HM Courts & Tribunals Service and Employment Tribunal

Employment Tribunal decision. The application to have the Claim struck out as having no reasonable prospects of success is adjourned to 30 September 2019. The application to have the Clam struck out as the claimant has failed to comply with

Ms C Kerr Spencer v University Hospitals Birmingham NHS Foundation Trust: 1301253/2018 – HM Courts & Tribunals Service and Employment Tribunal

Employment Tribunal decision that finds the claimant succeeds in her complaint of a failure by the respondent in its duty to make reasonable adjustments the claimant succeeds in her complaint of discrimination arising from disability the claimant succeeds in her

Hepatitis C in the UK 2019: Working to eliminate hepatitis C as a major public health threat – Public Health England

Report estimates that around two-thirds of people living with hepatitis C may not realise they have the virus, with PHE urging those at risk to get tested. Hepatitis C virus (HCV) is a major public health threat in the UK.

The ‘make do and mend’ health service: solving the NHS’ capital crisis – Institute for Public Policy Research

Institute for Public Policy Research report finding that, compared to similarly advanced economies, the NHS has had historically low levels of capital investment The report recommends a new settlement to fund capital and support transformation totalling £5.6 billion per year

Indoor Air Quality Guidelines for selected Volatile Organic Compounds (VOCs) in the UK – Public Health England

This review proposes guidelines to improve population health and raise awareness of selected volatile organic compounds (VOCs) in UK homes and offices. Poor indoor air quality can cause a variety of adverse health effects. This statement focuses on Volatile Organic

The Autism Act, 10 years on: a report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism on understanding, services and support for autistic people and their families in England – All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism

All Party Parliamentary Group on Autism report that identifies that while under the Autism Act, alongside other important laws like the Care Act, autistic people in England are entitled to the care and support they need little has been achieved.

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