Identifying the health care system benefits of housing with care – Housing Learning and Improvement Network

This study, published together with Southampton City Council, found benefits ranging from improvements to residents’ quality of life, reductions in the use of health services and associated resources, and significant cost-benefits for the health system from the use of housing

HSC (2003) 002 2: LAC (2003) 1: Mental health grant guidance 2003-04 – Department of Health

The purpose of this circular is to provide guidance on the administration and conditions attached to the Mental Health Grant (MHG) for Councils with Social Service Responsibilities (CSSRs) in 2003-04.

HSC (2003) 002: LAC (2003) 1: Mental health grant guidance 2003-04 – Department of Health

The purpose of this circular is to provide guidance on the administration and conditions attached to the Mental Health Grant (MHG) for Councils with Social Service Responsibilities (CSSRs) in 2003-04.

If I could, I would…: Integrated Person-Centred Planning for Children, Young People and Families Receiving Palliative Care: Guidance and Toolkit – Rebecca Riley & Associates, UK

Written to support the NICE End of life care guidance for neonates children and young people, this framework and selection of practical tools provides guidance on how to implement person centred end of life care planning.  It delivers a comprehensive

The macroeconomic impact of government innovation policies: A quantitative assessment – University College London Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose

This report was funded by Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, for a research project undertaken by the IIPP and UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources. It introduces a new theoretical framework for understanding the links between fiscal policy

Getting serious about value – University College London Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose

Public value is value that is created collectively for a public purpose. This requires understanding of how public institutions can engage citizens in defining purpose (participatory structures), nurture organisational capabilities and capacity to shape new opportunities (organisational competencies); dynamically assess

Quick Guide: Improving Access to Urgent Treatment Centres using the Directory of Services – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This Quick Guide is designed to provide practical information to urgent care Providers, Commissioners, Directory of Services (DoS) Leads and NHS 111 contact centres/Integrated Urgent Care (IUC) services on how they can use the DoS to improve access for patients

HSC (2000) 025: Legislation: Human Rights Act, working time regulations, parental and maternity leave regulations and part-time workers regulations – Department of Health

This circular alerts you to the following: the coming into force of the Human Rights Act 1998 (HRA or the Act) on 2nd October 2000. Health Authorities (working with and on behalf of primary care groups), NHS Trusts and Social

HSC (2000) 023: Improving quality and performance in the New NHS: NHS performance indicators – Department of Health

In July 1998 A First Class Service: Quality in the New NHS outlined a three part approach to improving quality #8211; new national standards; dependable local delivery systems; and improved monitoring and performance assessment. This circular is concerned with the

HSC (2000) 030: Human Resources Performance Framework – Department of Health

This national Human Resources Performance Framework (HRPF), foreshadowed in the NHS Plan, is intended to support the Service in measuring and maintaining progress on the three strategic aims of ‘Working Together – Securing a Quality Workforce for the NHS’, to

HSC (2000) 037: Project connect: connecting NHS staff to NHSnet – Department of Health

This HSC provides an update on improvements made to NHSnet during the course of the last year, and sets out the action now required to ensure that relevant NHS staff have desktop access to NHSnet to support them in their

Shaping services around your child: A parent carer’s guide to integrated commissioning – Council for Disabled Children

Integrated commissioning is where commissioners (those who plan, develop and purchase services) pool budgets across traditional boundaries, such as ‘health’ and ‘social care.’ The intention of this is to reduce duplication in service provision, where, typically, different bits of local

It takes leaders to break down siloes: Integrating services for disabled children – Council for Disabled Children

Over the past decade, successive governments have brought in a range of legislation, policies and programmes in an attempt to deliver on a vision of coordinated, person-centred care and better outcomes for children and young people with SEND.  However, despite this

Primary care networks: a quiet revolution: A guide for provider organisations on how to engage effectively with PCNs – NHS Providers and NHS Confederation

Guide to support provider organisations to engage effectively with primary care networks (PCN). The briefing draws on official guidance and discussions with both PCN leaders and providers of community services. It explores the role of PCNs, what the emerging picture

Involving patients and the public in research – The Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute

Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute learning report aims to build a better understanding of the role of patient and public involvement (PPI) in research, thereby helping ensure meaningful involvement that has tangible impacts and mitigate against undesired consequences.

Department of Health and Social Care: Assessment of NHS England (the NHS Commissioning Board) for 2017-18 and 2018-19 – Department of Health and Social Care

This paper sets out the Secretary of State for Health and Social Care’s annual assessment of the National Health Service Commissioning Board’s performance against section 13U(4) of the NHS Act 2006, covering the multi-year mandate for the financial years 2017

2019-20 Better Care Fund: Policy Framework – Department of Health and Social Care and the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government

The Better Care Fund (BCF) will provide financial support for councils and NHS organisations to jointly plan and deliver local services. This document sets out the agreed way in which the BCF will be implemented in financial year 2019 to

Why a “risk pool” must underpin a social care system – Nuffield Trust

Several proposals have been put forward that suggest social care should be funded via individual insurance or savings products. This one page briefing outlines why the Nuffield Trust thinks relying on individual funding options is unlikely to provide a viable

Framework Agreement Between DHSC and The Human Tissue Authority – Department of Health and Social Care

This framework agreement describes the working relationship between DHSC and HTA.  It sets out the roles, responsibilities, governance and accountability arrangements of the relationship, to ensure it best serves patients,  the public, HTA licence fee payers and the taxpayer. A partnership