A practical guide for responding to concerns about medical practice – NHS England

Updated in 2019 this guide provides generic, practical advice for responsible officers in all designated bodies in England to address a potential concern about a doctor’s practice in a manner consistent with existing literature and previously established principles.

NHS England Emergency Preparedness, Resilience and Response (EPRR): Guidance for the initial management of self presenters from incidents involving hazardous materials – NHS England

This document is to assist healthcare facilities or NHS branded buildings, where patients may present, to plan for and respond to self-presenters from a hazardous materials (HazMat) or chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or explosive (CBRNE) incidents.

STOMP and STAMP: The Principles Behind the Pledge – NHS England

STOMP -STAMP (Stopping over medication of people with a learning disability, autism or both-Supporting Treatment and Appropriate Medication in Paediatrics) pledge resources for organisations and individuals that work with children and young people with a learning disability, autism or both

Relationships and sexuality in adult social care services: Guidance for CQC inspection staff and registered adult social care providers – Care Quality Commission

Guidance from the Care Quality Commission that sets out how care providers should consider people’s relationship and sexuality needs. It focus’ on issues like relationships, diversity and protecting people from harm. It covers a diverse range of often complex issues,

Handling of gabapentin and pregabalin as Schedule 3 Controlled Drugs in health and justice commissioned services – NHS England

This letter informs NHS England commissioned health and justice services and key stakeholders about the expectations for the handling of gabapentin and pregabalin as Schedule (Sch) 3 Controlled Drugs (CDs) from 1 April 2019.

Clinical Commissioning Policy: Surgery for pectus deformity (all ages) – NHS England

NHS England will not routinely commission surgery for pectus deformity in accordance with the criteria outlined in this document. In creating this policy NHS England has reviewed this clinical condition and the options for its treatment. It has considered the

System working: staff mobility / portability guidance for employers – NHS Employers

Guidance on employment law issues that arise when moving staff within the NHS, and the practical issues to be considered when entering into a workforce sharing agreement model. This is to be distinguished from a scenario where there is a change of employer and the Transfer of Undertakings

Guidance for heads of procurement on the implementation of EU Exit actions: February 2019 – NHS Improvement

Information for NHS providers about the extensive planning and contingency measures that have been put in place for the healthcare system nationally and the additional actions that we are asking providers to undertake as a priority as part of the

Vascular surgery exposure prone procedure (EPP) categorisation: Advice from the United Kingdom Advisory Panel for Healthcare Workers Infected with Bloodborne Viruses (UKAP) – Public Health England

The UK Advisory Panel for Healthcare Workers Infected with Bloodborne Viruses (UKAP) specialist working group has compiled a list of exposure prone procedures (EPPs) and non-EPPs carried out in vascular surgery.  Each procedure has been categorised into the level of risk of

NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard 2018: Data Analysis Report for NHS Trusts – NHS England

Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES) data report for NHS trusts. The WRES was introduced in 2015 to reveal and thereby help close the gaps in workplace inequalities between black and minority ethnic (BME) and white staff working in the NHS.

Transforming elective care services ophthalmology: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England and Nesta

This handbook describes what local health and care systems can do to transform ophthalmology elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and how the impact of this transformation can be measured. Practical guidance for implementing and adopting a range

Transforming elective care services diabetes: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England and Nesta

This handbook describes what local health and care systems can do to transform diabetes elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and how the impact of this transformation can be measured. Practical guidance for implementing and adopting a range

Transforming elective care services dermatology: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England and Nesta

This handbook describes what local health and care systems can do to transform dermatology elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and how the impact of this transformation can be measured. Practical guidance for implementing and adopting a range of

A Model Employer: Increasing black and minority ethnic representation at senior levels across the NHS – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This document outlines the ambitions set by NHS England and NHS Improvement and reflected in the Long Term Plan, for each NHS organisation to set its own target for BME representation across its leadership team and broader workforce. The strategy

Data sources to support local services tackling health risks of cold homes – Public Health England

This guidance will: help local areas to estimate the number of people who may be at risk of cold-home-related death and illness in a particular population, using a range of housing, vulnerability and health indicators help local areas to identify

NHS Operational Planning and Contracting Guidance 2019/20 – NHS England

This full planning guidance replaces the preparatory guidance published in December 2018 and covers system planning, the financial settlement, full operational plan requirements, and the process and timescales around the submission of plans. It is being published along with five-year

NHS Operational Planning and Contracting Guidance 2019/20 Annex B: Guidance for operational and activity plans – assurance statements – NHS England

This guidance sets out assurance statement deliverables for 2019/20, for which regions are asked to provide assurance that delivery plans are being put in place.  

Technical and supporting guidance: NHS Operational Planning and Contracting Guidance 2019/20 – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This technical planning guidance has been produced to support the submission of templates to ensure plans are completed on a consistent basis and to a high standard.