Publication of revised guidance for implementing the Friends and Family Test: Letter from Dr Neil Churchill – NHS England and NHS Improvement

Letter from Dr Neil Churchill to Chief Executives of all trusts in England; accountable officers of all CCGs and GP professional bodies around the revised FFT guidance.

NHS England and NHS Improvement guidance: Using the Friends and Family Test to improve patient experience – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This guidance is intended to support all provider organisations that are required through their NHS Standard Contracts1 (including independent sector providers, primary medical and primary dentistry contracts) to deliver the FFT. We hope commissioners will find it useful too. It

Should There Be A Regulator Of Senior Leaders In The NHS – NHS Confederation

The Kark review, commissioned by former Minister of State for Health Stephen Barclay in July 2018, sought to establish why the fit and proper person test (FPPT) for directors was not being applied effectively. It was conducted by Tom Kark

A review of the Fit and Proper Person Test: Commissioned by the Minister of State for Health – Department of Health and Social Care

The review was led by Tom Kark QC.  It sets out 7 recommendations, including: All directors (executive, non-executive and interim) should meet specified standards of competence to sit on the board of any health providing organisation. Where necessary, training should be available.

Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Noah Lomax – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 24 May 2019 Ref: 2019-0186 Deceased name: Noah Lomax Coroners name: Angharad Davies Coroners Area: South Yorkshire (West) Category: Child Death (from 2015); Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths This report is being sent

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

Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES): sharing good practice case studies: Nottingham University Hospitals NHS Trust – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This case study shows how the key ambition of the trust is to increase the BME representation at leadership and senior management levels at bands 8a – 9 and very senior managers (VSM).

Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES): sharing good practice case studies: North East London NHS Foundation Trust – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This case study give information on the key ambitions of the trust to improve the systemic recording and tracking of staff who apply, are successful and complete continuous professional development (CPD) training.

Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES): sharing good practice case studies: Mersey Care NHS Foundation Trust – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This case study shows the trust’s ambition of reducing the disproportionate rate of BME staff entering the formal employee relations process compared to their white peers, with no case to answer.

Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES): sharing good practice case studies: Chesterfield Royal NHS Foundation Trust – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This case study shows the trust’s ambition to continuously close the gap in experiences between BME and white staff on discrimination at work from a manager / team leader or other colleagues.

Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES): sharing good practice case studies: London HRD Network in collaboration with NHS trusts across the London region – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This case study gives information on the region wide aim of reducing the disproportionate rate of BME staff entering the formal employee relations process compared to their white peers in London NHS trusts.

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

Primary Medical Care Commissioning Internal Audit Ratings for Delegated Clinical Commissioning Groups as of 31 June 2019 – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This document is the first cohort of new ratings on delegated CCGs, highlighting where internal audits are finding CCGs are performing delegated primary medical care commissioning really well, but also helping to identify where improvements can be made.

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

NHS Injury Cost Recovery Scheme 2018-19: Guidance on the application of the NHS Injury Cost Recovery Scheme for 2018-19 – Department of Health and Social Care

Guidance for NHS trusts on the application of the NHS Injury Cost Recovery (ICR) scheme for 2018 to 2019. This document is for NHS trusts and NHS foundation trusts who provide treatment for injuries where costs are recoverable under the

Network Contract Directed Enhanced Service: Additional Roles Reimbursement Scheme Guidance – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This guidance document provides information on the additional roles reimbursement scheme, including the process by which Primary Care Networks (PCNs) can claim reimbursement for additional staff.

State Of Adult Social Care In London: A London Councils Report – London Councils

London Councils research finding adult social care services in London have delivered almost half a billion pounds of efficiencies since 2015 and saved the NHS around £4.6 million a year through avoiding unnecessary hospital stays. The report also warns that

CCG 360° Stakeholder Survey National Report 2018/19: Case studies of high performing CCGs – NHS England

A central part of the CCG assessment process is the CCG 360 Stakeholder Survey, case studies of good practice are presented in this report. A key aim of the survey is to enable NHS England to assess whether CCGs are