This document provide details of the minimum allocations for the Better Care Fund (BCF) from CCGs for 2019-20.
This quick guide document aims to support local health and social care systems in improving the health of people living in care homes, with practical examples of how the allied health professions (AHPs) can support implementation and roll-out of the
RIBA and the Centre for Towns report that challenges the current failure in England to meet the need for housing that is suitable for the older generation. From making the current housing stock more accessible through to delivering specialised housing
Updated House of Commons Library briefing paper that sets out how individuals are assessed for local authority funding support towards the costs of their social care for 2019/20. Key metrics for the social care means-test for 2019/20 are: upper capital
The health and social care system in Northern Ireland has seen seven fundamental reviews setting out major changes of direction in the last 20 years. Each has delivered a similar verdict: the country needs to reduce its reliance on hospitals,
The State of Caring Survey is the UK’s most comprehensive research into the lives and experience of carers. This year over 7,500 current carers shared their experiences and helped inform our State of Caring 2019 report. Key findings include: almost
This briefing places primary care network (PCNs) in the context of previous changes to general practice funding and contracting. It examines the rationale for networks, explores relevant evidence and draws out intended benefits and possible risks for the future of
This Healthwatch report summarises data and people’s experiences about social care reviews, reassessments and their outcomes for people with dementia. On the basis of analysis of data from 97 local councils, the report finds people are not getting what they
All Party Parliamentary Group for Ageing and Older People report following an in-depth inquiry to understand the detrimental impact of poor housing on older people’s physical, mental and social wellbeing. An estimate of some of the costs of poor housing
Local Government Association report that highlights how health and wellbeing boards (HWBs) are making a real difference through a wide range of initiatives, including reducing hospital admissions and time spent in hospital, reducing demand for GP appointments, helping thousands of
Annual budget survey of the Association of Directors of Adult Social Services members reveals how the failure of successive governments to address long-term funding for adult social care is negatively affecting the people who rely on these essential services, their
This Long Term Plan Implementation Framework system support offer signposts the national and regional support systems can draw on to develop their five-year strategic plans.
Following the publication of the NHS Long Term Plan, NHS England and NHS Improvement committed to publishing an implementation framework, setting out further detail on how it would be delivered. Local systems are developing their five-year strategic plans which will
In 2011, Wigan Council had to make unprecedented savings after significant cuts in funding from central government. Drastic measures were needed, including a radical reshaping of the relationship between the council and residents. This became known as the Wigan Deal.
The North is enduring a severe job quality crisis. Record high employment figures conceal major deficiencies in the quality of work people are doing. And while every region of the country has seen an unprecedented squeeze on wages, real weekly
The NHS Long-term Plan: proposals for legislative change report welcomes, in principle, NHS England and NHS Improvement’s proposals to promote collaboration, especially the proposal to repeal section 75 of the Health and Social Care Act 2012 and revoke the regulations
This guide sets out the different levels of management that make up an integrated care system, describing their core functions, the rationale behind them and how they will work together.
This briefing document provides information on supporting primary care network for pharmacy teams.
NHS Confederation survey that reveals a strong commitment and real enthusiasm for the key planks of reform articulated in the Long Term Plan. It shows that leaders across the NHS in England, spanning trusts, clinical commissioning groups and integrated care
Updated set of frequently asked questions about Primary Care Networks that have been collated via a series of engagement sessions.