The Prioritisation Framework: making the most of your budget – Public Health England

Local public health teams are facing increasingly complex and challenging decisions over what services to invest in and disinvest from. The Prioritisation Framework is designed to help local authorities conduct a systematic prioritisation exercise, by greatly reducing the burden and

X Factor for evidence for the public’s health: Exploring why we need to use different kinds of evidence to improve the public’s health – The Health Foundation

Series of essays that identify that pressing public health challenges – such as obesity – will only be addressed through multidisciplinary approaches that build an understanding of individuals in their social and environmental context. But not all disciplines share the same concepts of

Reducing avoidable hospital based care: re-thinking out of hospital clinical pathways – South East Clinical Senate

Improving health outcomes, preventing serious illness, providing convenient, timely and cost effective care, and avoiding the unnecessary use of acute hospitals, is a shared goal across the NHS, and requires a radical re-think about how and where care is delivered,

STPs: destined to fail or the road to better care? – the hospital doctors’ view – Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association

Report from the Hospital Consultants and Specialists Association that identifies that Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) offer potential for organisations across the health and social care systems to work together to develop health policies suited to local needs. However, without adequate funding,

Improving Digital Literacy – Health Education England and the Royal College of Nursing

The evidence suggests that people who have better digital literacy tend to have more positive attitudes and behaviours to adopting new technologies. With the fast pace of change in technologies that are developed to support and improve individual care and outcomes, everyone needs to be

A guide to commissioning and delivering tier 2 adult weight management services – Public Health England

Evidence-based guidance to support practitioners, commissioners and providers of tier 2 weight management services. It follows the journey of an adult weight management service user in a tier 2 service and provides recommendations, considerations and resources needed to put this in

Enhancing The Use Of Scientific Evidence To Judge The Potential Benefits And Harms Of Medicines – Academy of Medical Sciences

Report highlighting the significant difficulties patients and some healthcare professionals face in using evidence from research to judge the benefits and harms of medicines, and calls for concerted action to improve the information patients receive. It calls for a range

NHS Commissioning of Specialised Services: (Briefing Paper Number 7970) – House of Commons Library

NHS specialised services, those providing treatment for rare conditions or requiring specialised teams, are commissioned differently in England to most NHS care. Due to the highly specialised nature of services, the relatively small number of hospitals providing some treatments, and the small number

What staffing structures of mental health services are associated with improved patient outcomes? A rapid review – National Collaborating Centre for Mental Health

The focus of this rapid review is to summarise the best available evidence on safe staffing structures of mental health teams to inform the development of specific sustainable safe staffing guidance for the National Safe Sustainable Staffing Guidance Programme Board.