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
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
Report that summarises the annual data for STIs in the West Midlands.
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.
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 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) 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
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
This document provide details of the minimum allocations for the Better Care Fund (BCF) from CCGs for 2019-20.
This document provides information on the WRES experts programme, which aims to equip NHS organisations with in-house expertise to improve workforce race equality.
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
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
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
This template is intended to support NHS trusts and CCGs in collecting their 2019 NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard data for submission through SDCS.
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’
This guidance is intended to assist in implementation of Health Service Circular (HSC) 2000/020 Hepatitis B Infected Health Care Workers.
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
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,
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
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