Home from hospital: How housing services are relieving pressure on the NHS – National Housing Federation

12 examples of schemes where people get the care and support they need outside of hospital wards.  It detailsthe housing offer and the diverse housing and health services provided by housing associations and local authorities. These include: Temporary homes for

Derby City’s Healthy Housing Hub – preventing hospital admissions and more…: (HLIN Case Study 147) – Housing LIN

This case study describes how the Council has linked a broad range of health and housing related services across the city to reduce the negative impacts of poor housing on health. It provides help to some of the city’s most

Liverpool Local system review report: Health and Wellbeing Board – Care Quality Commission

Care Quality Commission review that looks at how hospitals, community health services, GP practices, care homes and homecare agencies work together to provide seamless care for older people living in a local area.  It finds: a clear strategic direction for

A fork in the road: Next steps for social care funding reform The costs of social care funding options, public attitudes to them – and the implications for policy reform – The Health Foundation and King’s Fund

Combining new financial modelling, public perceptions work and policy analysis to identify the problems with adult social care in England and outline options for its reform. The report indends to make explicit the advantages and disadvantages, impact and consequences of

A better offer for older people: Making extra care housing work for your community – Association of Directors of Adult Social Services (ADASS)

Association of Directors of Adult Social Services report sponsored by Mears that examines the potential models and challenges of extra care housing. Extra care housing offers independent living with around-the-clock care and support.  It is clear a one-size-fits-all approach will not suffice.

Report: Yorkshire and Humber research workshop: Sheffield – 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

Report: North West research workshop: Manchester – 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

Test Beds Programme: Information to support the launch of wave 2 – NHS England

The Test Bed programme originated in the Five Year Forward View and was set up to provide a novel approach to test innovations in health systems, by tackling well established barriers to the uptake of innovation. Test Beds were established

Developing new models of care in the PACS vanguards: a new national approach to large-scale change? – The King’s Fund

This report contains reflections from those who have led the development of the Primary and Acute Care System (PACS) model, nationally and locally.  It is not an evaluation of the PACS model or of the new care models programme.   The

Alcohol and mental health: policy and practice in England – Centre for Mental Health and Institute of Alcohol Studies

Report that finds support for people with co-occurring conditions was poor. Support for homeless people was consistently the biggest area of concern. It identifies that barriers to greater integration of alcohol and mental health services included funding and workforce shortages (especially in

Patient-centred care for older people with complex needs: Evaluation of a new care model in outer east London – Nuffield Trust

Traditional models of care for older people focus on a single condition, even though the growing prevalence of comorbidities means that health care costs are increasing. Recognising this, and the fact that a significant proportion of care takes place outside of formal

Workforce to Care Force: Who Cares?: (IPC Discussion paper) – Institute of Public Care

Paper exploring some questions about the future of the health and social care workforce, and discusses some of the changes in assumptions and practices which may be needed across the UK in the next few years. This paper offers a discussion

Messages on the future of domiciliary care services – Institute of Public Care

This paper explores 7 key areas of principles and suggests that there are 4 main messages that need to be heeded by commissioners and providers of domiciliary care if the service is going to be sustainable. The 7 areas are: The costs of

Integrated Commissioning for Better Outcomes: a commissioning framework 2018 – Local Government Association

The Integrated Commissioning for Better Outcomes Framework 2018 is a practical tool for council and NHS commissioners to support improving outcomes through integrated commissioning.  It was developed from the Commissioning for Better Outcomes Framework 2015 and has been updated to

The two billion pound question: Is there an opportunity to move from meeting to managing demand?: Reframing demand at the health and care interface – Impower

This report was published on the anniversary of the Government’s announcement of an additional £2 billion for adult social care in the 2017 Budget. With £1 billion of the funding almost spent, and another £1 billion to be invested by

Managing the hospital and social care interface: Interventions targeting older adults – Nuffield Trust

This report explores the actions and strategies that providers and commissioners have put in place to improve the interface between secondary and social care, with a focus on what hospitals can do.

Housing and health: Opportunities for sustainability and transformation partnerships – The Kings Fund

This report sets out areas where sustainability and transformation partnerships and emerging integrated care systems can make more of the contribution of the housing sector to improving health.

The Lord Darzi review of health and care: interim report – Institute for Public Policy Research

This interim report of the Lord Darzi Review of Health presents this evidence in preparation for the final report which will be published in the lead up to 70th anniversary of the NHS and will set out a long term

How population health management will deliver a sustainable NHS – Good Governance Institute

Good Governance Institute report that explores the potential of population health management (PHM) to deliver a more sustainable version of the NHS by looking at what it takes to develop an integrated healthcare model, evaluating system maturity to embrace PHM,

Sustainability and transformation partnerships (STP) survey findings – HFMA

Survey from HFMA that finds that 60% of trust finance directors and 42% of clinical commissioning group (CCG) chief finance officers (CFOs) were concerned about STP governance arrangements. It highlighted the alignment of STP decision-making with organisationalaccountability as a key governance