Reducing emergency alcohol‐related hospital admissions: (Observatory Report Series number 77) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Recommends the following effective policy interventions; Taxation is the most effective policy intervention Address availability of alcohol, e.g. limits on hours or days of sale, and density of outlets, and address marketing of alcohol. Examine pricing policies, particularly price promotions

Interventions to reduce emergency admissions for heart failure: (Observatory Report Series number 79) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Report that recommends that commissioners: Help enable the population to reduce the risk factors for heart failure, such as  delivery of brief interventions to reduce smoking rates and monitoring of those with diabetes. Refer for genetic testing where appropriate. Develop

Patient Discharge From Hospital To General Practice: Thematic Report 2017-2018 – Healthcare Inspectorate Wales

Healthcare Inspectorate Wales report that finds the quality and timeliness of discharge information was variable across Wales, with this area of the NHS requiring significant attention to ensure that safe and effective healthcare is provided.   It is clear that some

Evaluation of the South Wales Know the Score #DrinkLessEnjoyMore intervention (Phase 2) – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Nightlife environments are key settings for alcohol consumption and are typified as areas where excessive drunkenness and related harms are the norm. As part of a broader long-term programme of work to address violence and alcohol-related harms in South Wales,

National Health Service in England: NHS Enfield Clinical Commissioning Group – NHS England

Directions have been issued to NHS Enfield Clinical Commissioning Group in August 2018. NHS England is supported by legislation in exercising formal powers of direction if it is satisfied that a CCG is (a) failing or (b) is at risk

National Health Service in England: The NHS Havering Clinical Commissioning Group Directions 2018 – NHS England

Directions have been issued to NHS Havering Clinical Commissioning Group in August 2018. NHS England is supported by legislation in exercising formal powers of direction if it is satisfied that a CCG is (a) failing or (b) is at risk

National Health Service in England: The NHS Barking and Dagenham Clinical Commissioning Group Directions 2018 – NHS England

Directions have been issued to NHS Barking and Dagenham Clinical Commissioning Group in August 2018. NHS England is supported by legislation in exercising formal powers of direction if it is satisfied that a CCG is (a) failing or (b) is

Responsible Officer Conflict of Interest or Appearance of Bias – NHS England

This document aims to update the advice that was issued in 2014 by the former Revalidation Support Team, which provides guidance to Responsible Officers (ROs) when there is a conflict of interest between them and one or more doctors connected

Exploring education and training in relation to older people’s health and social care: A report prepared for Dunhill Medical Trust – Picker Institute Europe

The rapid transformation of the United Kingdom’s demographic mix and the resulting increasing demand on health services for the older population means that the health and social care system has to increasingly support vulnerable people with complex needs. Consequently, the

National Bowel Cancer Audit: The feasibility of reporting Patient Reported Outcome Measures as part of a national colorectal cancer audit – Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

A feasibility study linking the NHS England National Cancer PROM’s to the National Bowel Cancer Audit (NBOCA) data to establish the feasibility of the PROMs as part of the national clinical audit. This was assessed according to: the characteristics of

Childhood Influenza Vaccination Programme 2018 to 2019 ImmForm Data Collection Guidance: User guide for local NHS England teams and data providers – Public Health England

User guide for data collection as part of the Childhood Flu Vaccination Programme, in primary school age children from 2018 to 2019. This user guide is aimed at: local public health providers NHS England teams data providers

Working Together to Safeguard Children: A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children – HM Government

This 2018 version replaces the 2015 version. The transitional guidance helps explain how to move to the newrrangements. The statutory framework sets out the legislation relevant to safeguarding and it should be read alongside the statutory guidance. Statutory guidance is

How to produce a Sustainable Development Management Plan (SDMP) – The Sustainable Development Unit and NHS Improvement

Organisations have a duty to protect the health of future generations by reducing carbon emissions and combating climate change. The health and care system reduced emissions by 18.5% up to 2017. While this is good progress, it is still behind

Local action on health inequalities: Understanding and reducing ethnic inequalities in health – Public Health England

Guidance to support local and national action on ethnic inequalities in health.  This report provides: a summary of information and data by ethnic group in England examples of practical approaches to address ethnic inequalities in health case studies of local

Mental health support: an overview of our future work – Healthwatch

Healthwatch briefing setting out their plan of action on mental health and how the Healthwatch network and stakeholders can get involved.  It outlines the beginning of their multi-year programme where they will find out what support people want with their mental

EU Cross-Border Healthcare Directive: How the Directive affects your NHS trust: How to manage payment pathways for visiting European patients – Department of Health and Social Care

Sets out the background of the directive and how it relates to providers when managing visiting European patients who are resident outside the UK but seeking NHS healthcare here.

Overseas chargeable patients, NHS debt and immigration rules: guidance on administration and data sharing – Department of Health and Social Care

Supports NHS organisations on overseas chargeable patients, NHS debt, and immigration rules, including guidance on administration and data sharing. This manual of guidance supersedes all previous guidance on the administration and data sharing of NHS debt.

Operational overview for organisations newly within scope of the NHS Charges to Overseas Visitors Regulations – Department of Health and Social Care

Operational overview for non-NHS organisations within the scope of the NHS charges to overseas visitors regulations.  This document provides help and advice on the implementation of the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2015, which have been amended

Guidance on implementing the overseas visitor charging regulations – Department of Health and Social Care

Information for NHS bodies who need to make and recover hospital charges from overseas visitors. This document provides help and advice on the implementation of the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2015, which have been amended most

Reclaiming the Smart City: Personal data, trust and the new commons – Nesta

This report is about why and how city governments are taking a more responsible approach to the collection and use of personal data. This report brings together a range of case studies featuring cities which have pioneered innovative practices and policies