How Should Health Policy Respond To The Growing Challenge Of Multimorbidity?: We need patient-centred care, with more emphasis on generalist rather than specialist care and better integration between general practice, hospitals and social care: (Policy Report 39) – University of Bristol, Policy Bristol

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

Should the NHS become more of a lifestyle coach to tackle unhealthy living? – Healthwatch

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

Interface between health and adult social care: Sixty-Third Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts

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

End of life care: strengthening choice: An inquiry report by the All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Children Who Need Palliative Care – All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for Children Who Need Palliative Care

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

Supporting locums and doctors in short-term placements: A practical guide for doctors in these roles – NHS England

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

Supporting organisations engaging with locums and doctors in short-term placements: A practical guide for healthcare providers, locum agencies and revalidation management services – NHS England

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

Young People and Cannabis use in Liverpool – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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

Younger drug users assessed by DIP teams in non-intensive areas; characteristics and implications for service delivery – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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.

Estimating diversion ratios of hospital mergers: Economics Working Paper – Competition and Markets Authority

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

State Of Child Health: Short report series: Child health in 2030 in England: comparisons with other wealthy countries – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

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

2017-19 NHS Standard Contract provisions across primary and secondary care: Implementation toolkit for local systems – NHS England

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.

The state of health care and adult social care in England 2017/18 – Care Quality Commission

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

2007 National Report (2006 data) To The EMCDDA by the Reitox National Focal Point: United Kingdom: New Developments, Trends and In-depth Information on Selected Issues – Department of Health

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

Assessing the Preparedness of the Health Care System Infrastructure in Six European Countries for an Alzheimer’s Treatment – RAND Corporation

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

Advanced Critical Care Practitioners – NHS Employers

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

Improving children and young people’s mental health services – National Audit Office

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

Needs Assessment with Homeless Drug & Alcohol Users in Liverpool – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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

Hospital admissions for substance use and violence in Lancashire, 2001-2005 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

  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.

Rethinking acute medical care in smaller hospitals – Nuffield Trust

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

Men’s Health: Nurse-led Projects in the Community – Queen’s Nursing Institute

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