Getting serious about value – University College London Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose

Public value is value that is created collectively for a public purpose. This requires understanding of how public institutions can engage citizens in defining purpose (participatory structures), nurture organisational capabilities and capacity to shape new opportunities (organisational competencies); dynamically assess

Genome sequencing and the NHS: the views of rare disease patients and carers – Genetic Alliance UK

Genetic Alliance UK report commissioned by Genomics England  to seek the views of patients and carers around the introduction of whole genome sequencing (WGS) into the NHS. They also wanted to hear about people’s experiences of taking part in the

Sparking change in public systems: The 100 Day Challenge – Nesta

Front-line practitioners and people who rely on health and care services have unrivalled expertise in how the system operates, but often have little influence or ownership over change. The 100 Day Challenge allows front-line staff and citizens to collaborate and

Haemoglobinopathy Coordinating Centres Engagement Report – NHS England

Engagement report on the service specification for specialist haemoglobinopathy co-ordinating centres to support the provision of specialist and non-specialist haemoglobinopathy services to adults and children and to provide expert opinion and management for complex patients.

Specialist Haemoglobinopathy Teams Engagement Report – NHS England

Service specification engagement report for  haemoglobinopathy coordinating centres to support the provision of specialist and non-specialist haemoglobinopathy services to adults and children and to provide expert opinion and management for complex patients.

Community Commissioning: Shaping Public Services Through People Power: A Community Paradigm Paper – New Local Government Network

This report seeks to re-define commissioning beyond this narrow focus on delivery of a service against an identified need and instead establish the principles and mechanisms through which a more open and empowering approach – community commissioning – could be

Digital-First Primary Care Policy: consultation on patient registration, funding and contracting rules – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This document describes the proposals to reform patient registration, funding and contracting rules to ensure patients have both choice as well as access to integrated care; and to harness the potential of digital providers to help with our workforce shortages

A citizen-led approach to health and care: lessons from the Wigan Deal – The King’s Fund

In 2011, Wigan Council had to make unprecedented savings after significant cuts in funding from central government. Drastic measures were needed, including a radical reshaping of the relationship between the council and residents. This became known as the Wigan Deal.

Spinal Cord Injury Services Engagement Report: Service Specification – NHS England

Engagement Report on the service specification that covers the provision of spinal cord injury services for adults and children.

Organs and tissues to be excluded from the new system of organ and tissue donation in England (known as “opt-out” or “deemed consent”): Consultation on the Draft Human Tissue (Permitted Material: Exceptions) (England) Regulations 2019 – Department of Health and Social Care

The Government recently passed the Organ Donation (Deemed Consent) Act 20191, a new law to change the rules for organ and tissue donation in England from 2020. The law introduced a system commonly called “opt-out” or “deemed consent”. From 2020,

Interim NHS People Plan: engagement with stakeholders – NHS Improvement

Interim NHS People Plan, developed collaboratively with national leaders and partners, sets a vision for how people working in the NHS will be supported to deliver care and identifies the actions we will take to help them. It finds NHS

What is a Biosimilar Medicine? – NHS England

This document provides an update for key clinical and non-clinical stakeholders about the role of biosimilar medicines in the NHS in England and to support the safe, effective and consistent use of all biological medicines, including biosimilar medicines, to the

Integrated Communities Action Plan – HM Government

The Integrated Communities Action Plan contains a range of cross-government measures to support the government’s commitment to build strong integrated communities where people – whatever their background – live, work, learn and socialise together, based on shared rights, responsibilities and

Integrated Communities Strategy Green Paper: Building stronger, more united communities – HM Government

This green paper sets out a programme of actions to build strong integrated communities where people – whatever their background – live, work, learn and socialise together, based on shared rights, responsibilities and opportunities.

The Community Paradigm: Why Public Services Need Radical Change And How It Can Be Achieved – New Local Government Network

Public services, designed in previous eras, are struggling to adapt to the rising demand pressures they face today. Yet across public services in the UK and beyond, radical innovations are emerging which meet the challenge. The key feature that connects

A Quick Guide To Approaches To Improving Staff Engagement In The NHS – NHS Employers

NHS Employers briefing that looks at the range of the approaches that organisations can take to sustain staff engagement. There isn’t one simple solution or initiative that has been shown to be effective in resolving all engagement issues, but there are a core

The Topol Review: Preparing the healthcare workforce to deliver the digital future: An independent report on behalf of the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care – Health Education England

Within 20 years, 90% of all jobs in the NHS will require some element of digital skills. Staff will need to be able to navigate a data-rich healthcare environment. All staff will need digital and genomics literacy. This Review is about both

NHS Staff and Learners’ Mental Wellbeing Commission – Health Education England

Report that aims to discover and review evidence of good practice where the mental health and wellbeing of staff and learners in NHS organisations has been made an organisational priority. The Commission has examined successful interventions from around the country,

Involving Patients and Carers in Quality Improvement Projects: A Practical Guide – Central and North West London NHS Foundation Trust

This guide explains how to involve patients and carers in Quality Improvement (QI) projects. The toolkit covers topics such as: How to pay service users and carers How to recruit service users and carers How to run effective and inclusive meetings

What Matters Most: Healthwatch England Annual Report 2017–18 – Healthwatch

Report from Healthwatch for increased engagement with paitents to improve the development of health services.  It finds despite pressures, some people continue to receive outstanding care, much of which, they say, is down to the dedication shown by the staff