Dependence and withdrawal associated with some prescribed medicines: an evidence review – Public Health England

Public Health England containing the results of a public health evidence review of available data and published evidence on the problems of dependence and withdrawal associated with some prescribed medicines. It points to issues of GP prescribing and highlights how patients

Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Sebastian Clark – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 13 June 2019 Deceased name: Sebastian Clark Coroners name: Sean Cummings Coroners Area: London (West) Category: Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths; Child Death (from 2015) This report is being sent to: Royal College

Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Jonathan McCarthy – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 22 May 2019 Deceased name: Jonathan McCarthy Coroners name: Roger Hatch Coroners Area: North West Kent Category: Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths This report is being sent to: Maidstone & Tonbridge Wells NHS

Position Statement: Children’s oral health- Royal College of Surgeons Faculty of Dental Surgery

New analysis has found that more than 100,000 hospital admissions for children under the age of ten in England due to tooth decay over a three year period. This statement calls on the new government to stand by previous commitments

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.

Navigating the uncharted waters: population ageing in the UK – International Longevity Centre: UK

International Longevity Centre – UK report that argues that the UK’s unprecedented population ageing poses a set of daunting, yet not insurmountable, challenges for policymakers, institutions and health care providers to design better solutions fit for an ageing society. It

Annual review of the epidemiology of Hepatitis C infection in Yorkshire and Humber: Field service Yorkshire and Humber – Public Health England

This report focuses on the epidemiology of hepatitis C in Yorkshire and Humber using mainly routinely available surveillance data.

Generation genome and the opportunities for screening programmes – Public Health England

The report briefly defines genome sequencing and how, by improving our understanding of genetic activity, we can determine how best to use genetics in screening. This report explores how genomic technologies can help us to improve screening programmes, and opportunities

The causal effect of hospital volume on health gains from hip replacement surgery: (CHE Research Paper 168) – University of York Centre for Health Economics

This study investigates the causal effect of hospital volume on health gains from hip replacement surgery in the English National Health Service. It exploits a unique dataset, which links routine hospital records and patient-reported outcome measures (PROMs) for all public

More harm than good: why more isn’t always better with older people’s medicines – Age UK

Age UK report that calls for a more considered approach to prescribing medicines for our older population. It says too many older people in our society are on too many prescribed medicines, putting them at risk of side effects that

PSNC Briefing 031/19: Guidance on the seasonal influenza vaccination advanced service 2019/20 – Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee

This briefing provides guidance for community pharmacy contractors and their teams on the 2019/2020 NHS seasonal influenza vaccination advanced service. It discusses the background to and aims of the service, service provision, which vaccines should be covered and training of

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

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme Harrogate, Leeds and York – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit in Harrogate, Leeds and York held on 18 and 19 March 2019.  

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Cervical Screening Programme Homerton University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Homerton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust held on 1 February 2019.

Ageing confidently: supporting an ageing workforce – Centre for Social Justice

It is estimated that by 2035, over half of all adults in the UK will be over 50 years of age. This report proposes several recommendations to provide older people and employers with the support needed to unlock the potential

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Antenatal and Newborn Screening Programmes Warrington And Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Warrington and Halton Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust held on 30 April 2019.  

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Breast Screening Programme Doncaster Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Doncaster Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust held on 5 March 2019.  

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Antenatal and Newborn Screening Programmes King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to NHS Antenatal and Newborn Screening Programmes King’s College Hospital NHS Foundation Trust, held on 27 and 28 March 2019.