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

Emicizumab as prophylaxis in people with severe congenital haemophilia A without factor VIII inhibitors (all ages) – NHS England

NHS England will commission emicizumab as prophylaxis in people with severe congenital haemophilia A without factor VIII inhibitors in accordance with the criteria outlined in this policy.

RightCare: Progressive Neurological Conditions Toolkit – NHS RightCare

People with progressive neurological conditions are experiencing delays in diagnosis and treatment, fragmented and uncoordinated services, limited availability of neurospecialist rehab and reablement and a lack of psycho-social support. This NHS RightCare toolkit provides expert practical advice and guidance on

Guidance for public health management of meningococcal disease in the UK: Updated August 2019 – Public Health England

Advice for health protection professionals on the management of meningococcal disease in the UK.  This guidance on the public health management of individual cases and clusters of invasive meningococcal disease is an amalgamation of the 2014 guidance on preventing secondary

If I could, I would…: Integrated Person-Centred Planning for Children, Young People and Families Receiving Palliative Care: Guidance and Toolkit – Rebecca Riley & Associates, UK

Written to support the NICE End of life care guidance for neonates children and young people, this framework and selection of practical tools provides guidance on how to implement person centred end of life care planning.  It delivers a comprehensive

Service user experience in adult mental health services Quality standard [QS14] – NICE

Updated NICE quality standard (originally publshed in 2011) covers improving the experience of people using adult NHS mental health services. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.  

Patient experience in adult NHS services: Quality standard [QS15] – NICE

Updated NICE quality standard (originally publshed in 2012) covers improving the quality of the patient experience for people who use adult NHS services. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement.

Tetanus: Guidance on the management of suspected tetanus cases and on the assessment and management of tetanus prone wounds – Public Health England

This document provides recommendations on the diagnosis and treatment of tetanus, including: the use of immunoglobulins for the treatment of clinical tetanus the management of tetanus prone wounds revised guidance for classifying tetanus-prone injuries

Social prescribing link workers: Reference guide for primary care networks – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This guide is provided as additional information to help primary care networks (PCNs) introduce the new role of social prescribing link worker into their multi-disciplinary teams as part of the expansion to the primary care workforce introduced under the GP

Integrated guidance on health clearance of healthcare workers and the management of healthcare workers living with bloodborne viruses (hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV): Quick Reference Guide – Public Health England

Quick reference guide on health clearance of healthcare workers (HCWs) and management of those infected with bloodborne viruses (BBVs) hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV.  This guidw provides information on: health clearance for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV for new healthcare workers

Integrated guidance on health clearance of healthcare workers and the management of healthcare workers living with bloodborne viruses (hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV): Guidance from the UK Advisory Panel for Healthcare Workers Infected with Bloodborne Viruses (UKAP) – Public Health England

Guidance for health clearance of healthcare workers (HCWs) and management of those infected with bloodborne viruses (BBVs) hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV.  This guidance provides information on: health clearance for hepatitis B, hepatitis C and HIV for new healthcare workers management of

NHS Pay Review Body: Thirty-Second Report 2019 – Office of Manpower Economics, NHS Pay Review Body, and Department of Health and Social Care

This report sets out the NHSPRB’s analysis of evidence provided by relevant organisations and makes observations on the pay of NHS staff paid under Agenda for Change for 2019/20. The UK Government responded to the report in Parliament. The NHSPRB

Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration 47th Report: 2019 – Office of Manpower Economics, Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration, and Department of Health and Social Care

This report sets out the DDRB’s analysis of evidence given by relevant organisations and makes recommendations for doctors’ and dentists’ pay and associated issues in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. In this report the DDRB provides independent advice on the pay of

National Child Measurement Programme: Operational guidance 2019 – Public Health England

The National child measurement programme (NCMP) is part of the government’s commitment to dealing with the public health challenge of excess weight. The NCMP Operational guidance 2018 has been revised and chapter 3 has been updated. this document provides guidance

GUMCAD STI Surveillance System: Clinical guidelines – Public Health England

GUMCAD is the mandatory surveillance system for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and collects data on STI tests, diagnoses and services from all commissioned sexual health services in England.  This guidance is for clinical staff in specialist and non-specialist services commissioned to provide

Best practice in the engagement and empowerment of families and carers affected by eating disorders – Beat Eating Disorders

Guidelines that call for all healthcare providers to adopt eight best practice standards, encouraging them to: Have a policy that ensures optimum involvement of and support for all carers as soon as a loved one starts treatment. Train all service staff

Complete routine immunisation schedule 2019 – Public Health England

Immunisation information for health professionals and immunisation practitioners. This immunisation schedule includes the Infanrix hexa© vaccine for the infant programme suitable for infants born on or after the 1 August 2017 and the universal HPV programme for eligible teenagers.

Routine childhood immunisations from autumn 2019 – Public Health England

Information for health professionals on childhood immunisations. This routine childhood immunisation schedule (autumn 2019) includes the Infanrix hexa© vaccine for the infant programme for infants born on or after the 1 August 2017 and the universal HPV programme for eligible

National guidance for ambulance trusts on Learning from Deaths: A framework for NHS ambulance trusts in England on identifying, reporting, reviewing and learning from deaths in care – National Quality Board

This guidance document sets out a standardised framework for ambulance trusts to use to develop and implement their local Learning from Deaths policies.