Creating a culture of excellence: How healthcare leaders can build and sustain continuous improvement – KPMG

Globally, healthcare leaders are increasingly looking to embed the principles of continuous improvement in their organizations. Empowering staff to deliver safe, high-quality, reliable care can provide a step-change in results.  Continuous improvement helps address these obstacles by fostering a systematic and

Public health advice and support arrangements into Integrated Care Systems in England – Public Health England

Guidance for directors of public health around implications for statutory advice and support, arising from greater integration of health and care services.  Directors of public health and their teams are vital to the development, leadership and influencing of local population

Better Care Fund Planning Requirements for 2019-20 – Department of Health and Social Care, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, and NHS England

Guidance on Better Care Fund planning requirements, which support the core NHS operational planning and contracting guidance for 2019 to 2020 that also details the Better Care Fund operating guidance.

Chief Medical Officer annual report 2019: Partnering for progress – Department of Health and Social Care

Latest Chief Medical Officer’s report considers current and future UK engagement with global health.  The report consists of 21 letters from global health leaders to the Chief Medical Officer and their rsponse, responding summary, recommendations and epilogue. The report publishes

Public Health England: Health and Justice Annual Review 2018 to 2019 – Public Health England

Public Health England report that outlines health trends in prisons and other prescribed places of detention. It focuses on some aspects of the work of Public Health England’s National Health and Justice Team. The report focuses on public health approaches

The NHS Bursary Scheme New Rules: 8th edition for the academic year 2019 to 2020 – Department of Health and Social Care

The NHS Bursary Scheme new rules (8th edition) are for the academic year from 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2020.  They apply to: medical and dental students (bursary-eligible study years) non-medical students who started their course on or after 1

2018 Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit: Report and Declaration on Achieving Equality for Mental Health in the 21st Century – Department of Health and Social Care

A summary of the first Global Ministerial Mental Health Summit, which was held in London in 2018. This report covers the themes, experiences and learning from the discussions at the summit.  It includes: a summary of the key issues and

Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) Experts programme cohort two biographies – NHS England

This document provides information on the WRES experts programme, which aims to equip NHS organisations with in-house expertise to improve workforce race equality.

Setting up a High Intensity User service: An NHS RightCare resource pack – NHS RightCare

The High Intensity User (HIU) service was initiated by NHS Blackpool CCG and has since been rolled out in a number of other CCGs. The Implementation Team within NHS RightCare have undertaken evaluation of effectiveness across 4 CCGs.  It is

Quick Guide: allied health professionals enhancing health for people in care homes – NHS England

This quick guide document aims to support local health and social care systems in improving the health of people living in care homes, with practical examples of how the allied health professions (AHPs) can support implementation and roll-out of the

Enhancing supervision for postgraduate doctors in training – Health Education England

Health Education England report that sets out what high quality supervision looks like for doctors in training and provides a practical toolkit to assist trainees and supervisors. It forms part of a suite of resources including a handbook, a standards

Learning Support Fund: Information for the academic authorities and students for the 2019/20 academic year: 3rd edition – Department of Health and Social Care

Information for academic authorities and students beginning pre-registration healthcare programmes in the 2019 to 2020 academic year. The Learning Support Fund gives information about allowances for eligible students beginning pre-registration healthcare programmes on or after 1 August 2019.  Allowances include: child dependants’

HSC 2000/020: Hepatitis B infected health workers – NHS Executive

This circular supplements previous guidance on hepatitis B infected health care workers, and aims to reduce further the risk of transmission of infection to patients. The circular recommends carrying out additional testing of hepatitis B infected care workers who are

HSC (2000) 019 : Appointment procedures for hospital and community medical and dental staff – NHS Executive

Recent cases have highlighted the need to strengthen the current recruitment and selection procedures to prevent doctors who have been subject to criminal investigation or conviction by the police, or fitness to practice proceedings by a licensing or regulatory body,

HSC (2000) 018 : Personal medical services: application process for third wave pilots – NHS Executive

The purpose of this circular is to invite applications for the establishment of third wave Personal Medical Services pilots; and to provide guidance, a timetable and outline conditions for applications to Health Authorities, NHS Community and Primary Care Trusts and

HSC (2000) 017 : Modernising critical care services – NHS Executive

This HSC summarises the modernisation programme for critical care services following the publication of Comprehensive Critical Care, the Report of the Expert Group on Critical Care Services; allocates additional resources for critical care services during 2000/01; sets out the requirements