This letter from Ed Waller provides further additional information on the GP contract which was published on 31 January 2019.
This document is to assist healthcare facilities or NHS branded buildings, where patients may present, to plan for and respond to self-presenters from a hazardous materials (HazMat) or chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear or explosive (CBRNE) incidents.
Guidance document to NHS England and NHS-funded organisations in England of the minimum requirements to support resilient telecommunications to help meet the statutory requirements of the Civil Contingencies Act 2004 (CCA 2004) and the NHS Act 2006 as amended by
Response to the Department of Health and Social Care’s consultation on proposals to change NHS pension scheme regulations. Proposed changes include: introducing a new contribution rate of 20.6% for employers from 1 April 2019 renewing current member contribution rates so
This paper explores the potential consequences of the decision to leave the EU for domestic social policy. Drawing on existing research and evidence, it sheds light on the many ways in which social policy in the UK has been affected
Critical examination of personal budgets from the Reform think tank and how they have been used to deliver public services in the UK. It suggests where personal budgets show potential to deliver more effective, personalised public services, whilst also highlighting
Briefing from Independent Age that assesses the state of care home performance across England and looks at what is being done to tackle poor performance. It uses publicly available inspection data from the Care Quality Commission to work out a
This report calls on independent ambulance services, commissioners and the wider system to do more to make sure patients are safe, following concerns identified during its inspections. The Care Quality Commission found evidence of good practice and improvements made by
Paper from NHS Commissioners aimed at the NHS and local authorities that outlines possible solutions for the governance and accountability challenges brought by the move to integrated health and care. It notes that there are several important differences in governance
This report provides the insight to support clinicians, managers and hospital leaders to improve how care is delivered, and how theatre resources and clinical expertise can be best used. Key findings include: A third of operating lists started 30 minutes
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
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.
Report that explores the feasibility of introducing one type of flexible payment mechanism –outcome-based payment (OBP) –for cancer medicines into the NHS in England. This model links the price the NHS pays for a medicine to the outcomes it achieves
Provides a demand-side, supply-side, practice and emergent view of factors that lead to 4-hour breaches with a particular focus on changes that have taken place since 2010. It scales the relative impact of each causal factor and aims to provide
Report that recommends that the Government consider the needs of vulnerable families in all policies. It calls for each local authority area should develop, jointly with local NHS bodies, communities and the voluntary sector, a clear and ambitious plan for
Public services, designed in previous eras, are struggling to adapt to the rising demand pressures they face today. Yet across public services in the UK and beyond, radical innovations are emerging which meet the challenge. The key feature that connects
Increasingly councils are recognising that it is organisational culture not structure that drives impact. But what is the culture of local government? Why is changing it important? And how can such an intangible thing be transformed? Using academic research and
This guidance is a practical toolkit, which includes templates and case studies to support CCGs with conflicts of interest management.
This letter from Dawn Monaghan and Professor Keith Willett is about EU Exit and ensuring continued access to, processing and sharing of personal data.
NHS Employers guide to provide an overview of the new nursing associate role. It compiles all information needed for employers to successfully embed the role into their organisation.