Childhood Influenza Vaccination Programme 2018 to 2019 ImmForm Data Collection Guidance: User guide for local NHS England teams and data providers – Public Health England

User guide for data collection as part of the Childhood Flu Vaccination Programme, in primary school age children from 2018 to 2019. This user guide is aimed at: local public health providers NHS England teams data providers

Working Together to Safeguard Children: A guide to inter-agency working to safeguard and promote the welfare of children – HM Government

This 2018 version replaces the 2015 version. The transitional guidance helps explain how to move to the newrrangements. The statutory framework sets out the legislation relevant to safeguarding and it should be read alongside the statutory guidance. Statutory guidance is

EU Cross-Border Healthcare Directive: How the Directive affects your NHS trust: How to manage payment pathways for visiting European patients – Department of Health and Social Care

Sets out the background of the directive and how it relates to providers when managing visiting European patients who are resident outside the UK but seeking NHS healthcare here.

Overseas chargeable patients, NHS debt and immigration rules: guidance on administration and data sharing – Department of Health and Social Care

Supports NHS organisations on overseas chargeable patients, NHS debt, and immigration rules, including guidance on administration and data sharing. This manual of guidance supersedes all previous guidance on the administration and data sharing of NHS debt.

Reclaiming the Smart City: Personal data, trust and the new commons – Nesta

This report is about why and how city governments are taking a more responsible approach to the collection and use of personal data. This report brings together a range of case studies featuring cities which have pioneered innovative practices and policies

Which digital skills do you really need?: Exploring employer demand for digital skills and occupation growth prospects – Nesta

Policymakers consider digital skills to be a top priority for investment. They are seen as offering people greater employability and job resilience. But are all digital skills created equal? Finds that demand for those digital skills which involve non-routine tasks,

National drug and alcohol treatment monitoring system: Consent and confidentiality guidance – Public Health England

The document helps treatment services to address patient concerns around confidentiality and data sharing with NDTMS. It looks at: what information NDTMS uses and why how to share information with NDTMS, and how that information is handled how the data is collected, and how

A Picture of Health: the NHS at 70 and its future – Fabian Society

Fabian Society report that looks backwards at the history and achievements of the NHS over the last 70 years. It also looks to the future, in the context of acute financial pressures and growing healthcare needs . The report argues

Government Response to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee’s Third Report of Session 2017-19, ‘Genomics and Genome Editing in the NHS’ – Department of Health and Social Care

Genomics is the study of a person’s entire DNA sequence. It has the potential to transform medical care and improve patient outcomes across the world and in the NHS. This response to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee’s

Genomics and genome editing in the NHS: Third Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Science and Technology Committee

Genomics has the potential to transform medical care across the world and in the NHS as well as dramatically improve patient outcomes in the UK and globally. The UK is considered to be a world leader in the development of Genomics.  The

Global Disability Summit – Harnessing technology and innovation – Department for International Development

Explores accessibility to assistive technology for people with disabilities in low- and middle-income countries. It outlines the main challenges to universal, affordable provision of assistive technology and considers ways forward. Assistive technology has been identified as a focal area within

Ten priorities for the new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care- NHS Confederation

Outlines the NHS Confederation’s ten key priorities for the new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matthew Hancock.  They include supporting digital health, sorting funding and strategy issues across NHS and Social Care, delivering transformation and acting as

A theoretical framework for the DSI index – European Commission

DSISCALE (branded externally as DSI4EU) aims to support policy makers, funders and, most importantly, practitioners to grow and scale digital social innovation (DSI) in Europe and to harness the power of people and technology to tackle some of Europe’s biggest social challenges.  It

Every Nurse An E-Nurse: Insights For A Consultation On The Digital Future Of Nursing – Royal College of Nursing

Royal College of Nursing report on its survey of nurses on the implementation and adoption of informatics. It highlights good practice, identifies barriers to technological adoption and is yet another report identifying the importance of staff engagement with the adoption

Improving care for people with MS: the potential of data and technology – Nuffield Trust

This report for the MS Society by the Nuffield Trust examines four key areas in the lives and care of people with MS where the potential of data and technology could be harnessed to make a significant difference: Helping people

Beyond barriers: How older people move between health and social care in England – Care Quality Commission

Reviews how the local area works within and across three key areas: Maintaining people’s health and wellbeing at home Care and support when people experience a crisis Supporting people when they leave hospital Finds: Organisations intended to work together but mostly

The Topol Review: Preparing the healthcare workforce to deliver the digital future: Interim Report June 2018 – A Call For Evidence

Review of how the workforce needed to be prepared to work with new technologies. The interim report proposes three key themes and three guiding principles and calls for evidence to inform the final report. Themes: Genomics Digital Medicine AI and

AI in the UK: ready, willing and able? – House of Lords Artificial Intelligence Select Committee

Finds the UK is in a strong position to be among the world leaders in the development of artificial intelligence during the twentyfirst century. Britain contains leading AI companies, a dynamic academic research culture, a vigorous start-up ecosystem and a constellation

Government response to House of Lords Artificial Intelligence Select Committee’s report on ‘AI in the UK: ready, willing and able?’ – Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Government response to the Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence report.  It looks at the reporting of AI, issues of data privacy and the use of datasets in the development of AI.  It also identifies the need for public funding

What will new technology mean for the NHS and its patients?: Four big technological trends – The Nuffield Trust

Report that considers the potential impact of the following technologies to improve health care.: Genomics and precision medicine can target treatment interventions at specific sub-groups of patients, potentially making them more effective and opening up new therapeutic possibilities. Remote care can