The number of people with multiple long-term conditions, known as multimorbidity, is rising internationally, putting increased pressure on health care systems, including the NHS. Researchers from the 3D Study – the largest ever trial of a person-centred approach to caring
Healthwatch poll of over 2000 UK adults about their confidence in the ability of services to meet their needs today and in 20-30 years’ time. Positively, 61% of respondents are confident that NHS and social care services are currently able
Outlines the widespread consensus that integration and joint working is the right way forward for the health and social care system to deliver the best and most effective outcomes for people and their families. However, it concludes that the Government
Report that highlights five areas of particular concern, where many children and their families have limited access to: children’s palliative care out of hours and at weekends short breaks for respite age-appropriate palliative care and smooth transitions to adult services
This guidance is for locum and short-term placement doctors, who often do not have easy access to to systems or structures in place to support their CPD, appraisal, revalidation and governance. This guidance highlights ways they may be supported to
This guidance is for any individual or organisation engaging with locum and short-term placement doctors, who often do not have easy access to to systems or structures in place to support their CPD, appraisal, revalidation and governance. This guidance highlights
This study investigated cannabis use in young people recruited from Liverpool City Centre aged between 16-25 years and who were not in contact with treatment services. The research aimed to identify patterns of young people’s cannabis use and to investigate
This report examines the characteristics of clients assessed by DIP teams in 31 non-intensive D(A)AT areas across England in 2006/7. It focuses upon significant differences between clients under 25 and their older counterparts. The implications for service delivery are discussed.
Understanding patient choice is vital in assessing the closeness of competition between hospitals. The standard technique used in the UK is to estimate substitution patterns based on historical GP referrals. This paper compares the results of the ‘GP referral’ methodology to a demand
This report uses long term historical data on key children and young people (CYP) health outcomes and various projection modelling methods to estimate CYP outcomes in 2030 in England compared with other wealthy European and western countries. The accompanying recommendations
This document sets out some practical ways in which organisations can collaborate locally to implement the NHS Standard Contract provisions relating to primary and secondary care.
This report looks at the trends, shares examples of good and outstanding care, and highlights where care needs to improve. It finds that most people in England receive a good quality of care. Ratings show that quality overall has been
The United Kingdom (UK) Focal Point on Drugs is based at the Department of Health and the North West Public Health Observatory at the Centre for Public Health, Liverpool John Moores University. It is the national partner of the European Monitoring Centre
This research analyzes the preparedness of the health care systems in six European countries — France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom — to ensure timely diagnosis and treatment of patients if a disease-modifying therapy for Alzheimer’s becomes
Case Study from the The Newcastle upon Tyne Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust (NUTH) on the implementation of Advanced Critical Care Practitioners. In 2011, a report by the Centre for Workforce Intelligence predicted a significant growth in demand for critical care services over the next 20 years
This report forms part of The National Audit Office’s wider programme of work on mental health, following their 2016 report Mental health services: preparations for access and our 2017 report Mental health in prisons. It examines whether the government is on track to meet
The primary aim of this needs assessment was to gather information on the service users demographic profile, drug use and health profile and most importantly their health and social needs both within the context of their substance use and from
A report on admissions to hospital for violence and substance use in Lancashire. The report identifies at risk groups and communities, to help inform targeted public health interventions and assesses trends in admissions over a five year period.
Smaller hospitals are struggling with workforce shortages, spiralling costs and increasingly complex models of care for acutely ill patients. This Nuffield Trust report outlines a set of radical new approaches for running acute medical services in these institutions and suggests
This report aims to provide information and guidance to community nurses who want to work more effectively on men’s health. At its core is information about a range of men’s health and wellbeing projects that the QNI supported in 2017 with funding from the