The NHS Bursary Scheme: New Rules Seventh Edition – Department of Health and Social Care

This guidance contains information for students and higher education institutions about the NHS bursary scheme rules that apply for the academic year 2018 to 2019.

Realising professionalism: Standards for education and training: Standards For Pre-Registration Nursing Associate Programmes – Nursing and Midwifery Council

The standards for pre-registration nursing associate programmes set out the specific requirements that apply to all pre-registration nursing associate education programmes. In order to be approved to run pre-registration nursing associate programmes, approved education institutions and their practice placement partners

Standards of proficiency for nursing associates – Nursing and Midwifery Council

The standards of proficiency presented here represent the standards of knowledge and skills that a nursing associate will need to meet in order to be considered by the NMC as capable of safe and effective nursing associate practice. These standards

Community learning mental health research project: Phase two evaluation report – Department for Education

Report on a project to understand how adult and community learning courses can help people manage and recover from mild to moderate mental health problems, such as anxiety and depression.

What could make a difference to the mental health of UK doctors?: A review of the research evidence – Society of Occupational Medicine

Report that finds the incidence of mental health problems among doctors is increasing alongside the growing demands and diminishing resources experienced in the healthcare sector. GPs, trainee and junior doctors appear to be particularly vulnerable, experiencing distress and burnout early in their career.  The stigma associated with disclosing mental

Access to children and young people’s mental health services: 2018 – Education Policy Institute

Report from the the Education Policy Institute considering the  state of child and adolescent mental health services (CAMHS) in England.  It finds: Referrals to child and adolescent mental health services have risen significantly in recent years. Some areas have lost early intervention services

Preparing for automation and ageing: A successful 21st century skills system in Northern Ireland and Scotland – Institute for Public Policy Research Scotland

A truly successful skills system could bring vast benefits to Northern Ireland and Scotland. Both are on the cusp of significant changes, as the impact of automation and technological change combines with an ageing population. This could carry significant dividends,

Investigation and management of outbreaks of influenza-like illness in schools: Guidance for PHE Centre Health Protection Teams – Public Health England

Guidance for local PHE Centre health protection teams about assessing and managing outbreaks of influenza-like illness (ILI) in schools including: preparedness measures investigation of outbreaks response measures

Advocating for Education and Quality ImProvement (A-EQUIP), England’s Model of Midwifery Supervision: ‘One Year On’ – NHS England

This document provides an update on the implementation of the model of midwifery supervision; Advocating and Educating for QUality ImProvement (A-EQUIP), and the Professional Midwifery Advocate (PMA) role, a year after their implementation.  

Summary Report: Findings from a sex and relationships education pilot programme in schools in North West England – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Report that finds: Sex and Relationships Education (SRE) was well received by both students and teachers; findings highlight the need to strengthen teacher training and the systematic use of materials, and encourage the sourcing of external expertise. The pilot SRE

EEA Migration In The UK: Final Report – Migration Advisory Committee

The report provides conclusions and recommendations for the UK’s post-Brexit work immigration system, after the implementation period. It assess labour market impacts, productivity, innovation, investment and training impacts, public finance, public service impacts, and community impacts. Four public services were

Meeting pathology demand Histopathology workforce census – Royal College of Pathologists

Workforce census that shows only 3% of NHS histopathology departments have enough staff to meet clinical demand.  The report identifies  an approaching retirement crisis – a quarter of all histopathologists are aged 55 or over.  Ensuring pathology services can cope with

Clinical radiology: UK workforce census 2017 report – Royal College of Radiologists

Report that finds: The UK currently needs another 1,004 full-time diagnostic radiologists – by 2022 the shortfall will be at least 1,610, a third of the number of doctors needed to keep up with scanning workload NHS hospitals across the

Pub crawl: alcohol use among students attending organised drinking events – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Little is known about actual levels of alcohol consumption on student pub crawls in the UK. This study will address this gap in knowledge by measuring and monitoring alcohol consumption, blood alcohol levels and drunkenness amongst students on pub crawls across three English cities.

Promoting Low Carbon Healthy Lifestyles as new opportunities to tackle obesity and health inequality – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Innovative qualitative methods were used to engage with class groups of 10yr olds in six schools. Cycling and walking to school and growing their own vegetables were discussed as examples of Low Carbon Healthy Lifestyles. Children were enthusiastic about activities,

Childcare and early years survey of parents 2017: follow-up survey: Research report – Department for Education

The follow-up survey provides evidence to understand the 30 hours of childcare policy introduced in September 2017.  The follow-up survey was carried out between April and July 2018, with parents with a child born between 1 September 2012 and 31 March

An evaluation of the Liverpool Centre for Arts Development – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The Liverpool Centre for Arts Development (LCAD) bridges the gap between lack of skills and unemployment by equipping students with digital and computing skills and offering vital employability skills. This research shows that over a three year period, LCAD has

Making The Difference: Breaking the link between school exclusion and social exclusion: 60-second Summary – Institute for Public Policy Research

Institute for Public Policy Research, repot that notes excluded children are the most vulnerable: twice as likely to be in the care of the state, four times more likely to have grown up in poverty, seven times more likely to

Monkey’s Guide to Healthy Living and NHS Services: An evaluation of the implementation of resources designed to support the learning of primary school aged children in England – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

A team of researchers from the Faculty of Education , Health and Community recently carried out a national evaluation project on behalf of the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement. Colleagues from across the Faculty were involved in evaluating the impact

Good intentions, good enough?: A review of the experiences and outcomes of children and young people in residential special schools and colleges – Department for Education

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