Fair funding for mental health: putting parity into practice: Briefing – Institute for Public Policy Research

The NHS is currently in the process of authoring a long-term plan that will set out what it wants to achieve with additional funding and how this funding will be allocated. This Institute for Public Policy Research briefing argues that

Commitments made by Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance and the Global Fund to fight Aids, Tuberculosis and Malaria (Global Fund) to address sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment – Department for International Development

The following commitments have been suggested by the private sector representatives on the Summit Steering Group, following consultation with representation from DFID’s top 30 suppliers, across the supply chain and other networks.

Private Sector: commitments to tackle sexual exploitation and abuse and sexual harassment in the international aid sector – Department for International Development

The following commitments have been suggested by the private sector representatives on the Summit Steering Group, following consultation with representation from DFID’s top 30 suppliers, across the supply chain and other networks.

Sexual Exploitation, Abuse and Harassment in the aid sector: victim and survivor listening exercise – Department for International Development

It is crucial to listen to those who experience and witness sexual exploitation, abuse and sexual harassment (SEAH) and enable their voices to inform prevention, response and continual improvement.  From the testament heard this report that groups the findings of

Talking About Dying: How To Begin Honest Conversations About What Lies Ahead – Royal College of Physicians

Royal College of Physicians  report that highlights and challenges professional reluctance to engage in conversations with patients about uncertainty, treatment ceilings, resuscitation status and death. It offers some ‘mythbusters’ to get physicians thinking and signposts to tools and educational resources

Interim protocol on dispensing of adrenaline auto-injectors, 150microgram – NHS England

This guidance on the dispensing of adrenaline auto-injectors (150microgram) has been developed for pharmacies and dispensing GP practices. This validation protocol has been developed to ensure consistent practice nationally and to prevent the need for any local re-interpretation.

A Crying Shame: A report by the Office of the Children’s Commissioner into vulnerable babies in England – Office of the Children’s Commissioner

This report looks at how many babies might be vulnerable in this way and presents the facts about the sort of risks even very young children are being exposed to. Much of the data is missing; however, we are publishing

Multi-agency statutory guidance on female genital mutilation – Department for Education, Department of Health and Social Care and Home Office

This amended guidance on female genital mutilation (FGM) is for all persons and bodies in England and Wales.  This guidance is a must read if you are under statutory duties to safeguard and promote the welfare of children and vulnerable adults.

National Confidential Enquiry Into Patient Outcome And Death: Themes and Recommendations Common To All Hospital Specialties – NCEPOD

The purpose of this report is to look at the recommendations within a set of chosen themes observed across these reports, and to bring these together into a set of general recommendations. To extract the common themes for this report,

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

Guidelines for Health & Justice Clinical Reviewers – NHS England

This document provides NHS England Health & Justice Commissioning Teams and Clinical Reviewers with national operating procedures and guidelines for the provision of Clinical Review reports to the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (PPO).  

Guidelines for Health & Justice Clinical Reviewers – NHS England

This document provides NHS England Health & Justice Commissioning Teams and Clinical Reviewers with national operating procedures and guidelines for the provision of Clinical Review reports to the Prisons and Probation Ombudsman (PPO).  

Renal replacement therapy and conservative management: NICE guideline [NG107] – NICE

This guideline covers renal replacement therapy (dialysis and transplantation) and conservative management for people with chronic kidney disease stages 4 and 5. It aims to improve quality of life by making recommendations on planning, starting and switching treatments, and coordinating

Child Death Review: Statutory And Operational Guidance (England) – Department of Health & Social Care

This guidance sets out the full process that follows the death of a child who is normally resident in England. It builds on the statutory requirements set out in Working together to safeguard children and clarifies how individual professionals and organisations across

Decision-making and mental capacity: NICE guideline [NG108] – NICE

This guideline covers decision-making in people 16 years and over who may lack capacity now or in the future. It aims to help health and social care practitioners support people to make their own decisions where they have the capacity

State Of Child Health: Short report series: Child health in 2030 in England: comparisons with other wealthy countries – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

This report uses long term historical data on key children and young people (CYP) health outcomes and various projection modelling methods to estimate CYP outcomes in 2030 in England compared with other wealthy European and western countries. The accompanying recommendations

Cabozantinib for untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma: Technology appraisal guidance [TA542] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on cabozantinib (Cabometyx) for untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma in adults. Cabozantinib is recommended, within its marketing authorisation, for adults with untreated advanced renal cell carcinoma that is intermediate‑ or poor‑risk as defined in the International Metastatic Renal

Tofacitinib for treating active psoriatic arthritis after inadequate response to DMARDs: Technology appraisal guidance [TA543] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on tofacitinib (Xeljanz) for treating active psoriatic arthritis in adults after inadequate response to DMARDs. It recommends:  Tofacitinib, with methotrexate, is recommended as an option for treating active psoriatic arthritis in adults, only if: it is used as

Top tips: person-centred care – Royal College of Physicians

Royal College of Physicians guide to person-centred care in acute settings.  The RCP’s top tips for person-centred care have four key components: improve communication help patients identify priorities and concerns involve patients in care and treatment planning, and decision making