Digital change in health and social care – The Kings Fund

Report from the King’s Fund on the use of digital technology in health and social care can improve quality, efficiency and patient experience as well as supporting more integrated care and improving the health of a population. This report shares

Fit for Work: scoping the feasibility of an impact evaluation – Department for Work and Pensions

Fit for Work was an occupational health assessment and advice service looking to address long-term sickness absence, defined as an absence of 4 weeks or more, for people in employment. It was designed to help employees who were on, or

Taking The Value-Based Agenda Forward: The Five Essential Components Of Value-Based Approaches To Health And Care – NHS Confederation

NHS Confederation report that explores how the adoption of value-based healthcare could be spread across all parts of the healthcare system, maximising the benefits for those who use NHS and wider services. It also explores the central challenge of how

Better health and care for all: A 10-point plan for the 2020s: The final report of the Lord Darzi Review of Health and Care – Institute for Public Policy Research

This final report of the Lord Darzi Review puts forward a 10-point plan to achieve this, as well as a 10-point offer to the public which sets out what the health and care system will be able to offer if

2018/19 Addendum to the GP IT Operating Model, Securing Excellence in GP IT Services, 2016-18 (revisions) – NHS England

This document sets out to extend the operating arrangements for the delivery of GP IT services across England until 2019.

Charting a course for the future: How London’s startup scene can survive and thrive in the age of Brexit – Institute for Public Policy Research

The purpose of this research was to listen to the views of the London tech startup community about the impact of Brexit on the ecosystem and the role of government at the current time, particularly in relation to the government’s

Our Digital Future – Healthier Lancashire And South Cumbria

The ‘Our Digital Future’ Strategy outlines a number of shared principles for developing digital solutions between the partners of Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria, which includes hospital trusts, NHS organisations and Local Authorities. The strategy covers five inter-connected themes to improve

Clinical correspondence handling in the NHS: Forty-Third Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts

Report finding the NHS wasted £2.5m reviewing the handling of misdirected clinical correspondence. NHS England that were far too slow to treat the issue seriously and take action. As a result, the problem got worse and remedial action for patients was

NHS Innovation and Technology Payment 2018/19 Call for Applications – NHS England

Innovation Technology Payment (ITP) – Call for Applications and Guidance document. The aim of the NHS Innovation and Technology Payment (ITP) is to help deliver on the commitment detailed within the Five Year Forward View -creating the conditions and cultural change necessary

Hot Topic: Effective Networks – eWIN

This hot topic outlines what the evidence says about leading and participating in effective networks in health and care environments. It will look at what is meant by a network and the difference between networks and communities of practice; what should be

NHS operational productivity: unwarranted variations Mental health services Community health services – NHS Improvement

This report from the Carter review has looked at the productivity and efficiency of mental health and community health services. It has done so in the context of the Five Year Forward View and its delivery plan which are clear that these

Piloting the London Office of Data Analytics – Nesta

What would happen if London could source, analyse and act upon its public sector data at a city scale?  This was the basis of basis of a year-long pilot of a London Office of Data Analytics (LODA), a collaboration between the

Local Health and Care Record Exemplars A summary – Local Government Association and NHS England

Summary of the Local Health and Care Records Exemplars programme which aims to build on existing local leadership, accelerate the compliant, secure and ethical sharing of information to improve patient care locally and help spread benefits more rapidly across England. It aims

Managing the Friends and Family Test (FFT) in line with GDPR: Supplementary Guidance for all NHS Services – NHS England

This guidance document provides information on the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and what impact it will have for the Friends and Family Test (FFT).

Standard Personal Medical Services Agreement Variation Notice – May 2018 – NHS England

This document gives notice under paragraph 52(2) of Schedule 2 to the National Health Service (Personal Medical Services Agreements) Regulations 2015 (S.I. 2015/1879) that the terms of the Personal Medical Services Agreement are varied as set out in the document. 

Standard Alternative Provider Medical Services Contract Variation Notice – May 2018 – NHS England

This document gives notice under paragraph 52(2) of Schedule 2 to the National Health Service (Personal Medical Services Agreements) Regulations 2015 (S.I. 2015/1879) that the terms of the general medical services contract are varied as set out in the document.

Patient & Public Involvement (PPI) in a Digital Age: An overview of AHSN activity and learning – The AHSN Network

Report that explores the different ways AHSNs around the country are involving members of the public in healthcare innovation and the development of new technologies. Three key areas of technology are considered: Technology for bringing together patient data. Technology for

The surprising benefits to performance that mechanising assurance can bring – Good Governance Institute

Allocate Software funded white paper from the Good Governance Institute looking at the benefits that mechanising assurance, and the use of integrated assurance software, can bring to NHS organisations and wider systems.  this is particularly relevant as the environment becomes more complex

The Network and Information Systems Regulations 2018: Guide for the health sector in England – Department of Health and Social Care

The Network and Information Systems (NIS) Regulations came into force on 10 May 2018. The regulations place security and reporting requirements on ‘operators of essential services’, including in the healthcare sector.  The Department of Health and Social Care has incorporated the

Report: East Midlands research workshop: Nottingham – Public Health England

The Research Translation and Innovation (RTI) division has been working with Public Health England (PHE) centres to strengthen relations between academics and other professionals within the public health system. RTI organised research workshops which aimed to explore public health research