Advocacy for children: Children and young people’s advocacy in England – Children’s Commissioner

Children’s Commissioner report that aims to take stock of advocacy provided by local authorities three years on and to highlight ongoing issues observed by the Children’s Commissioner’s Help at Hand service, which provides advice and help to children in care.

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.

Workplace Culture at Southwestern Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust: An Independent Report Commissioned by Southwestern Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust and Unison – Plymouth University Business School

This report is the outcome of a four-month study into workplace culture at South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWAST). A major feature of the study is the need to understand perceived organisation culture in relation to workplace behaviour

A Call to Action to End Forced Labour, Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking – Department for International Development

On 19 September 2017, the Call to Action to End Forced Labour, Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking was launched during the 72nd Meeting of the UN General Assembly.

Government Response to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee’s Third Report of Session 2017-19, ‘Genomics and Genome Editing in the NHS’ – Department of Health and Social Care

Genomics is the study of a person’s entire DNA sequence. It has the potential to transform medical care and improve patient outcomes across the world and in the NHS. This response to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee’s

The Home Office response to the Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration’s report: An Inspection of the Vulnerable Persons Resettlement Scheme: August 2017– January 2018 – Home Office

Home Office response to the Independent Chief Inspector of Border and Immigration’s report on an inspection of the vulnerable persons resettlement scheme.

Making Education Governance A Reality In The North West: What it means to NHS organisations and a guide to its successful promotion and adoption – NHS North West

This document aims to define Education Governance, set out its benefits, describe the way in which NHS North West will support this agenda and provide guidance on making it a reality in your organisation.

Counter-terrorism in the NHS: Evaluating prevent duty safeguarding in the NHS – Department of Politics and International Studies University of Warwick

Prevent counter-terrorism training in the NHS is positioned as a safeguarding element of corporate governance.  This report identifies NHS staff are comfortable with the Prevent training provided and feel confident to detect radicalisation,  However NHS staff strongly identified hate speech,

Fair dues: Rebalancing business taxation in the UK – Institute for Public Policy Research

This policy paper argues for a rebalancing of the business taxation system. It sets out a series of reforms aimed at achieving a fairer burden of taxation between different kinds of businesses and taxpayers, while supporting employment, wages and investment. It

Supporting mental health for all – London Assembly

Report that identifies four key problems that people in marginalised groups can encounter when trying to get mental health support. Physical barriers to accessing mental health services, in terms of where, when and how the services operate. The language used by

Locked up, locked out: health and human rights in immigration detention – British Medical Association

This report addresses immigration detention policies and practices insofar as they relate to health, and explores the role of doctors in protecting and promoting the health-related human rights of detained individuals. It has been produced with two main aims: to demand action from

Safe to be me: Meeting the needs of older lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people using health and social care services: A resource pack for professionals – Age UK

A resource guide from Age UK, which offers practical advice on providing the kind of service in which older lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender (LGBT) people can feel safe to be themselves.

Confidentiality – guidance for registrants – Health & Care Professions Council

This document provides guidance on some of the issues relating to how health and care professionals handle information about service users. It is written mainly for registrants of the Health & Care Professions Council, but it might also be helpful

LGBTQI+* Disabled People and self-directed social care support – National Institute for Health Research

Report that aims to: Understand more about the specific social care needs of LGBTQI+ Disabled People and how they are, or could be, supported by adult social care professionals through self-directed social care. Improve social care professionals’ understanding of and approaches to the

Cosmetic procedures: ethical issues – Nuffield Council on Bioethics

Report exploring the potentially troubling factors that underlie the growth in interest in invasive cosmetic procedures, undertaken for appearance-related reasons and provided in a highly commercial environment.  It recognises the increased need to under the ethics of cosmetic interventions.  The report identifies

Healthy Commissioning: How The Social Value Act Is Being Used By Clinical Commissioning Groups – National Voices

This report, produced in partnership with Social Enterprise UK, finds that only 13 per cent of CCGs can clearly show that they are actively committed to persuing social value in their procurement and commissioning decisions. It warns that improved commitment

Public Health Ethics In Practice: A background paper on public health ethics for the UK Public Health Skills and Knowledge Framework – Public Health England

Provides an overview of public health ethics in relation to bioethics and the links between ethics in theory and practice.

The Progress And Outcomes Of Black And Minority Ethnic (BME) Nurses And Midwives Through The Nursing and Midwifery Council’s Fitness To Practise Process – Nursing and Midwifery Council

University of Greenwich research for the Nursing and Midwifery Council that explores the progress and outcomes of BME nurses and midwives going through the NMC’s fitness to practise process. The findings highlight that BME staff are more likely to be

NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme: Collection of demographic information in people registered with screening services – Public Health England

This guidance explains how diabetic eye screening (DES) services can record demographic information on people registered with them. DES services can record information on the nine protected characteristics described in the Equality Act 2010 and the collection of this information