Securing cyber resilience in health and care: October 2018 progress update – Department of Health and Social Care

Updates the February 2018 ‘Securing cyber resilience in health and care: February 2018 progress update’, setting out the actions taken by the Department of Health and Social Care and its arm’s length bodies to improve the cyber security of the health

Preparing for automation and ageing: A successful 21st century skills system in Northern Ireland and Scotland – Institute for Public Policy Research Scotland

A truly successful skills system could bring vast benefits to Northern Ireland and Scotland. Both are on the cusp of significant changes, as the impact of automation and technological change combines with an ageing population. This could carry significant dividends,

Creating a performance management framework for a minimal alcohol data set for PCTs in Cheshire and Merseyside – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Report that aims to identify possible data providers from a range of agencies who are able to provide intelligence regarding the impact of alcohol in Cheshire and Merseyside in areas such as: health, crime and justice, young people, and licensing.

Lancashire: Brief Intervention Online Training Evaluation: Final Report – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Report on the effectiveness of online training to deliver train the trainers training in the delivery of Brief Interventions to prevent excess alcohol consumption. In total 115 initiated the training and completed the initial assessment and a brief discussion of key

National Child Measurement Programme: Guidance for analysis and data sharing – Public Health England

This guidance is designed to support those local authorities and other organisations that wish to undertake additional investigation of the data. It contains an overview of the NCMP data and analyses provided by Public Health England and NHS Digital, how

GP online services good practice support and resources guide: 2nd ed. – NHS England

This guide provides a wide range of best practice examples from practices across England; all of which vary in location, size, system supplier and demographics.

Meeting pathology demand Histopathology workforce census – Royal College of Pathologists

Workforce census that shows only 3% of NHS histopathology departments have enough staff to meet clinical demand.  The report identifies  an approaching retirement crisis – a quarter of all histopathologists are aged 55 or over.  Ensuring pathology services can cope with

The Digital Commonwealth: From private enclosure to collective benefit – Institute for Public Policy Research

Digital technology is delivering a huge range of benefits to businesses, citizens and wider society. Platforms – online applications that intermediate between the provider of a service and its users – have unlocked many of these benefits by sorting and

Seasonal Influenza Frontline Healthcare Workers Vaccine Uptake Survey 2018/19: Guidance ImmForm User Guide for Survey Data Providers – Public Health England

2018 to 2019 ImmForm user guidance for survey data providers.  This document informs local NHS England teams and NHS trusts on: how to collect data on flu vaccine uptake among frontline healthcare workers how to upload it to the ImmForm

Seasonal Influenza Frontline Healthcare Workers Vaccine Uptake Data Collection Tool 2018/19: Guidance ImmForm user guide for local NHS England teams, GP practices and Independent Sector Heath Care Providers – Public Health England

2018 to 2019 ImmForm user guidance for frontline healthcare workers including area teams, GP practices and independent sector healthcare providers.  This guidance is for area teams, GP practices and independent sector healthcare providers (social enterprises) on: how to collect data on flu

Accelerating Artificial Intelligence in health and care: results from a state of the nation survey – The AHSN Network

A new ‘state of the nation report about the use of Artificial Intelligence in health and care has found that we are only beginning to unlock the potential of AI.  The report spotlights some of the opportunities AI creates and shows

Evaluation of the Get on Top Website Supporting Sexual Health Promotion in Sefton Interim Report – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

A report on an evaluation of a web-based communications campaign that aims to improve young people’s access to information on protecting their sexual health and avoiding unplanned pregnancy. This report sets out the findings of initial baseline qualitative research into

Care and Treatment Reviews Reporting in the Mental Health Services Data Set – NHS England

This booklet has been written to help health and social care providers ensure that Care and Treatment Reviews (CTRs) are captured in the Mental Health Services Data Set (MHSDS).

Sexual safety on mental health wards – Care Quality Commission

Care Quality Commission report based on an analysis of nearly 60,000 reports that found 1,120 sexual incidents involving patients, staff, visitors and others described in 919 reports – some of which included multiple incidents. More than a third of the

Exploring The Feasibility And Acceptability Of Using Tele-Therapy For UK Veterans With PTSD – Combat Stress

Combat Stress report on a year-long tele-therapy pilot study, funded by The Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT) and undertaken by Combat Stress, has shown it to be an accessible, flexible and cost-effective approach to delivering trauma-focused therapies. Tele-therapy provides therapy

GP online services: Promoting to students: A guide for Universities, GP Practices and CCGs – NHS England

This document is a support guide aims to encourage GP practices to register students for GP online services.  

Initial code of conduct for data-driven health and care technology – Department of Health and Social Care

This code provide clarification of: what is expected from suppliers of data-driven technologies what the government will do to support and encourage innovators in health and care, including the development of trusted approval systems and a coherent pathway for suppliers

Guidance on the NHS Standard Contract requirements on discharge summaries and clinic letters and on interoperability of clinical IT systems – NHS England

This guidance clarifies requirements set out in the NHS Standard Contract on provider organisations for Transfer of Care documentation and for the use of a common suite of Open APIs (application programming interfaces) for access to the clinical and administrative records where the contract refers to

An evaluation of the Liverpool Centre for Arts Development – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The Liverpool Centre for Arts Development (LCAD) bridges the gap between lack of skills and unemployment by equipping students with digital and computing skills and offering vital employability skills. This research shows that over a three year period, LCAD has