Independent report by Dame Christine Lenehan and Mark Geraghty sets out: how children and young people with special educational needs and disability (SEND) are currently supported in residential special schools and colleges recommendations to support children, young people and their
A guide for GP online services Patient Participation Group (PPG) members which gives some top tips on how to engage their practice in registering more patients for online services.
This research considers the potential health impacts on Merseyside, with particular emphasis on the implications for health inequalities, of the choice agenda as specified in the 2005-2008 targets. These targets set maximum waiting times for outpatient and inpatient appointments and
A feasibility study linking the NHS England National Cancer PROM’s to the National Bowel Cancer Audit (NBOCA) data to establish the feasibility of the PROMs as part of the national clinical audit. This was assessed according to: the characteristics of
The National Audit of Dementia (care in general hospitals) (NAD) examines aspects of care received by people with dementia in general hospitals in England and Wales. In addition, NAD provides national and local reports to support hospitals to identify areas
Healthwatch briefing setting out their plan of action on mental health and how the Healthwatch network and stakeholders can get involved. It outlines the beginning of their multi-year programme where they will find out what support people want with their mental
Report that finds for patient experience overall ratings continue to improve, with year on year increases in reported positive experience. Patients also reported more positively on areas including involvement in decisions about care and treatment, and being treated with dignity
This report highlights the important role that family carers fulfil but also the negative impact it can have on these individuals. Family care is a vital component of the current social care system; without it, provision would either be unacceptably limited or unacceptably
The learning from deaths national guidance is for NHS trusts on working with bereaved families and carers. It advises trusts on how they should support, communicate and engage with families following a death of someone in their care. Included is information
This guideline covers diagnosing, monitoring and managing any type of primary brain tumour or brain metastases in people aged 16 or over. It aims to improve diagnosis and care, including standardising the care people have, how information and support are
Social Care Institute for Excellence, Design Council and Centre for Ageing Better report shows that co-producing housing, planning and design solutions with older people can support individuals to live independently in their own homes for longer and sets out recommendations for central
Embedding high-quality, accessible healthcare information across all patient pathways will enhance patient experience, improve outcomes and support patients with long-term conditions to manage their health. This will help tackle health inequality by empowering more people to make informed choices about their health and care. The Patient
This guideline covers diagnosing and managing dementia (including Alzheimer’s disease). It aims to improve care by making recommendations on training staff and helping carers to support people living with dementia.
Paper that explores the public’s expectations of the NHS, the balance between meeting those expectations and living within a constrained budget, and the question of who is responsible for keeping us healthy. It finds: The public strongly identifies with the values
This infographic showcases the expertise and insight that executive commissioning nurses can bring for patients, populations and the health care system.
Document intended to be the starting point to develop a 5-year cross sectoral action plan for reproductive health. Can also be used as a reference point for healthcare professionals to inform prioritisation and planning. Reports on the findings of a
Report on three ‘deliberative workshops’ to explore how the public views its relationship with the NHS. Finds that the relationship between the public and the NHS is strong, people are committed to its founding principles. There are several areas where the
Patient information on the NHS Dental Prototypes Agreements scheme.
A guide to support staff make information more accessible to people with a learning disability- colleagues, public participants and patients.
Care Quality Commission Report finding urgent care centres, NHS 111 services and GP out-of-hours services play a vital role in England’s healthcare system. Effective urgent primary care benefits not only patients but the wider healthcare system, by easing pressure on other