The state of health care and adult social care in England 2018/19 – Care Quality Commission

Standing up for patient and public safety: England Policy Report – Royal College of Nursing

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

Hospital Norovirus Outbreak Reporting System: User guidance Version 1.0, updated October 2019 – Public Health England

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

Implementing the NHS Long Term Plan: Public Engagement on Proposals for Possible Changes to Legislation – NHS England and NHS Improvement

Quantitative analysis of engagement responses, this pack is based on all responses to the engagement received through CitizenSpace.  The final data included 624 responses.

Using online consultations in primary care: implementation toolkit – NHS England and NHS Improvement

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 for adults and older adults – NHS England and NHS Improvement

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

Creating healthy places: perspectives from NHS England’s Healthy New Towns programme – The King’s Fund

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 ACMD Report: Drug-related harms in homeless populations and how they can be reduced – Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs

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.

Drug-related harms in homeless populations and how they can be reduced – Advisory Council on the Misuse of Drugs

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

Caring, supportive, collaborative: Doctors’ vision for change in the NHS – British Medical Association

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

Occupational therapy: unlocking the potential of children and young people – Royal College of Occupational Therapists

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

Evaluation of the NHS Workforce Race Equality Standard (WRES): Report on Initial Evaluation, January 2019 – University of Sheffield and Lancaster University

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 in healthcare: One Hundred and Fifteenth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Public Accounts Committee

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

NHS England and NHS Improvement guidance: Using the Friends and Family Test to improve patient experience – NHS England and NHS Improvement

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.

Putting Health into Place: Executive Summary: Principles 9 – 10 Develop and Provide – NHS England

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

Putting Health into Place: Executive Summary: Principles 4 – 8 Design, Deliver and Manage – NHS England

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.