Directions by the Secretary of State as to the conditions governing payments by local authorities to health authorities and other bodies under Section 28BB of the National Health Service Act 1977 – Department of Health

These Directions shall come into force on 1st April 2000 and shall have effect in relation to any payment made, or proposed to be made, under section 28BB of the National Health Service Act 1977 by a local authority in

The future is ours: Women, automation and equality in the digital age – Institute for Public Policy Research

Automation will produce significant productivity gains that will reshape specific sectors and occupations. These gains are likely to be recirculated, with jobs reallocated rather than eliminated, economic output increased, and new sources of wealth created. The problem is likely to

A 21st century skills system for Wales: Challenges and opportunities – Institute for Public Policy Research

Wales is at the centre of a number of significant disruptions likely to bring long-term changes for its people and economy. Some of these are global in nature, such as automation and technological change. Some affect the whole UK –

Memorandum of Understanding On the role of the National Adviser on LGBT Health – Government Equalities Office , Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England

This Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) sets out matters agreed between the Government Equalities Office (GEO), the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) and NHS England in relation to the role, function and responsibilities of the National Adviser on LGBT

Gender Diversity in AI Research – Nesta

Lack of gender diversity in the artificial intelligence (AI) workforce is raising growing concerns. Our analysis shows that there is a gender diversity gap in AI research, in a larger and more comprehensive corpus than those which have been used

Directions by the Secretary of State as to the conditions governing payments by health authorities to local authorities and other bodies under Section 28A of the National Health Service Act 1977 – Department of Health

These Directions come into force on 1 April 2000 and govern powers of money transfer between NHS and local councils introduced by the Health Act 1999. An annex contains the Memorandum of Agreement, Annual Voucher and Audit Certificate.

HSC (2000) 009 : Data Protection Act 1998: protection and use of patient information – NHS Executive

This circular highlights the main implications for the NHS of the Data Protection Act 1998 and associated Orders and regulations and the consequent action NHS bodies should take in order to comply with the Act. It is not a complete

A home for the ages: planning for the future with age-friendly design – Royal Institute of British Architects and Centre for Towns

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

Social care: paying for care home places and domiciliary care (England): (Briefing Paper Number 1911) – House of Commons Library

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

Legal basis and statutory duties supporting commissioning: Population Health Intelligence Reference Matrices – NHS England

This table lists some of the statutory responsibilities assigned to organisations that traditionally undertake population health management, where they require data in order to effectively discharge. Please note that this list is not exhaustive, however it evidences the range of

The Department of Health and Social Care mandate to Health Education England: April 2019 to 2020 – Department of Health and Social Care

The HEE mandate for 2019 to 2020 covers strategic objectives around: workforce planning health education training and development The mandate looks at how to develop the healthcare workforce to improve care for patients through education and training.

Improving cyber security in the NHS – Imperial College London Institute of Global Health Innovation

White paper from the Institute of Global Health Innovation at Imperial College that finds that the NHS remains vulnerable to cyber-attack, and must take urgent steps to defend against threats which could risk the safety of patients. It outlines a

Making the most of technology in education: Lessons from school systems around the world – Nesta

This report draws together lessons from nine international examples of inspiring practice where technology is impacting on large numbers of teachers and students.  It finds: Investment in technology alone is not enough. Pedagogy, teacher training, motivation and school context are

Announcement of forthcoming changes to the Friends and Family Test: Letter from Dr Neil Churchill – NHS England

This letter to all trust chief executives, to senior accountable officers of all CCGs in England and to primary care professional bodies, provides details about the changes to the Friends and Family Test (FFT).

National guidance for ambulance trusts on Learning from Deaths: A framework for NHS ambulance trusts in England on identifying, reporting, reviewing and learning from deaths in care – National Quality Board

This guidance document sets out a standardised framework for ambulance trusts to use to develop and implement their local Learning from Deaths policies.

Change or collapse: Lessons from the drive to reform health and social care in Northern Ireland – Nuffield Trust

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,

Left to their own devices: Young people, social media and mental health – Bernado’s

Using the internet and social media is an important part of life for children and young people.  It can be a positive opportunity to learn, to connect with friends and family and to have fun. However, internet use can also