Briefing for the Diabetes Outcomes Versus Expenditure (DOVE) tool: Overview to 2018: Summary of results 2013 to 2018 – Public Health England

This report gives an overview of the tool and presents data from 2013/14 to 2017/18, showing how spend on diabetes medications and the proportion of patients achieving recommended blood glucose levels varies between general practices (GPs) and clinical commissioning groups

Trends In Life Expectancy In EU And Other OECD Countries: Why are improvements slowing? – Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

This paper reports on trends in life expectancy in the 28 EU countries and some other high-income OECD countries, and examines potential explanations for the slowdown in improvements in recent years. The slowdown in improvements in life expectancy since 2011

The UK Strategy for Rare Diseases 2019: Update to the Implementation Plan for England – Department of Health and Social Care

This update on the strategy’s progress covers 5 main areas: empowering those affected by rare diseases identifying and preventing rare diseases diagnosis and early intervention coordination of care the role of research It also sets out the actions that DHSC

NHS Breast Screening Programme: Failsafe batch guidance – Public Health England

This document clarifies the process of running failsafe batches to identify eligible women who have not been invited for screening. All breast screening services must specify and select routine failsafe batches monthly between day 13 and day 17 of every

Paying to breathe: why unfair asthma prescription charges must be stopped – Asthma UK

Asthma is a life-threatening and life-long condition. To stay well, people with asthma often need to take their preventer inhaler every day for their entire lifetime. They also need their reliever inhaler to help them if their asthma symptoms flare

Raising the bar on strength and balance: The importance of community-based provision – Centre for Aging Better

Report that presents the models of delivery, issues, barriers and innovative solutions of community-based strength and balance programmes. Falls are not an inevitable part of ageing and can be prevented. Although there are some NHS rehabilitation services that provide strength

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Breast Screening Programme West Devon and East Cornwall – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to West Devon and East Cornwall held on 25 September 2018.

Screening Quality Assurance Visit Report: Newcastle Breast Screening Programme Observations and recommendations from visit to Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust held on 10 February 2016.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme Lancashire and South Cumbria – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust held on 6 September 2018.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme Kettering and Northamptonshire – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Kettering and Northamptonshire Bowel Cancer screening service held on 6 March 2018.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme West Kent & Medway – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to West Kent & Medway held on 19 October 2017.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to East Kent Hospitals University NHS Foundation Trust held on 14 September 2017.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme Cheshire – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Cheshire held on 28 and 29 June 2018.

Screening Quality Assurance visit report Bedfordshire NHS Bowel Cancer Screening Programme – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Bedfordshire NHS bowel cancer acreening programme held on 17 April 2018.

International comparisons of health and wellbeing in adolescence and early adulthood – Nuffield Trust and Association for Young People’s Health

Report that finds young people in the UK are making healthier life choices for themselves than before, but are more likely to die from asthma or have a poor quality of life from long-term conditions compared to counterparts in other

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

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

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Abdominal Aortic Aneurysm Screening Programme Coventry and Warwickshire – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) visit of the Coventry and Warwickshire screening service held on 10 July 2018.

Screening Quality Assurance Visit Report: Newcastle Breast Screening Programme Observations and recommendations from visit to Newcastle Upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Public Health England

The findings in this report relate to the quality assurance (QA) review of the Newcastle  Breast Screening Programme (BSP) held on 10 February 2016.  

Screening Quality Assurance Visit Report: Sheffield Breast Screening Programme Observations and recommendations from visit to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust held on 3 May 2016.