Royal College of Nursingreport that describes the lack of clear roles, responsibilities and accountability for workforce planning and supply in England. In reality, this means that the health and care workforce is not growing in line with increasing population need
This document explains how infection control staff in NHS hospitals can report suspected or confirmed outbreaks of norovirus to Public Health England via the Hospital Norovirus Outbreak Reporting System (HNORS) website. It includes case and outbreak definitions which ensure standardisation
Quantitative analysis of engagement responses, this pack is based on all responses to the engagement received through CitizenSpace. The final data included 624 responses.
This online consultation toolkit is an interactive document that provides a range of ideas and options for different professionals, including clinicians, at different points in their implementation journey.
The Community Mental Health Framework describes how the Long Term Plan’s vision for a place-based community mental health model can be realised, and how community services should modernise to offer whole-person, whole-population health approaches, aligned with the new Primary Care
These essays highlight a number of themes, including the value of taking a place-based approach to population health, the need for specific action on health inequalities, the importance of working closely with communities and the potential to use new places
Government response to recommendations from the Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs. It accepts most recommendations with the exception of some of the metrics the report called for.
This report finds that there is increased risk of problematic drug use associated with people who experience homelessness. There is a higher rate of drug-related deaths, infections among people who inject drugs, and multiple morbidities. People who experience homelessness and
This report draws on the experience and expertise of BMA members across all branches of medical practice in the UK. It outlines where the BMA believe changes are needed to ensure patient care is safe, makes the NHS a great
Royal College of Occupational Therapists report outlining the role that occupational therapists play in improving the lives of children and young people with physical, learning and mental health needs. It demonstrates, through a series of case studies, how occupational therapists
This document is an interim report detailing the first six months of an evaluation of the WRES. This is an independent evaluation, conducted at the University of Sheffield, in conjunction with Lancaster University, with funding provided by NHS England. Many
Penalty charge notices (PCNs) are supposed to discourage people from claiming free prescriptions or dental treatment when they are not entitled to do so. This report finds the Department and NHS England have been shockingly complacent about the fundamental problems
Reform report noting that as more public services are delivered digitally, there is an imperative to tackle the causes of digital exclusion. This report finds a lack of skills, motivation or the right infrastructure are some of the key factors
This guidance sets out the requirements of the NHS Friends and Family Test (FFT). These revisions to the FFT guidance are effective from 1 April 2020.
This publication shares learning from the Healthy New Towns demonstrator sites on how to develop health services that help prevent ill health and provide integrated care when it is needed. It includes broader lessons for local areas to consider when
This document outlines how to design, deliver and manage healthy places by using case studies, checklists and simple explanations which will help professionals working across planning, health and development to come together in partnership to create healthy places.