The Government wishes to improve the arrangements for dealing with incidents of adult abuse. In September 1999 the Department of Health issued a consultative draft copy of ‘No Secrets’ for comment. We now enclose copies of the final, published document.
HSC (1998) 190 LAC (1998) 026: The new NHS modern and dependable: PCG remuneration
This circular covers the consultation document on the findings of the National Beds Inquiry, including the supporting analysis.
This Health Service Circular sets out a programme of action for the NHS to: strengthen prevention and control of infection in hospital; secure appropriate health care services for patients with infection; improve surveillance of hospital infection; and monitor and optimise
This is the fourth Liaison Psychiatry survey of England. It concerns the Liaison Psychiatry services in acute hospitals with Emergency Departments in England.
This guidance sets out the allowances payable to or for: Chairs and Board Members of Primary Care Groups; Chairs and non-executive members of Primary Care Trust Boards; PCT Executive Committee Chairs and Professional Members. It also provides a framework for
This evaluation was commissioned by NHS England and NHS Improvement to provide an independent evaluation of the impact of running multiple interventions, delivered at three levels (individual, practice and system), on seven GP Retention Intensive Support Sites.
This toolkit is aimed at system leaders and clinical leads working across primary care to develop robust local retention action plans that provide GPs with the support they require to develop fulfilled careers in general practice. It also aims to
This guidance document sets out a standardised framework for ambulance trusts to use to develop and implement their local Learning from Deaths policies.
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 House of Lords Economic Affairs Committee report recommends that the Government immediately spends £8 billion to restore social care to acceptable standards and then introduces free personal care over a period of 5 years. The report finds publicly funded
The focus of this NHS England report is to look at the feedback from the perspective of the doctor’s experience of appraisal.
This document describes the proposals to reform patient registration, funding and contracting rules to ensure patients have both choice as well as access to integrated care; and to harness the potential of digital providers to help with our workforce shortages
This document provides the detailed 2019/20 technical requirements for commissioners and practices that delivering services supported by CQRS and, commissioned by the NHS Commissioning Board under the name NHS England.
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
Care Quality Commission annual survey of people who stayed as an inpatient in hospital finds that most people had confidence in the doctors and nurses treating them and felt that staff answered their questions clearly. However, across the majority of
Guidance on directions on safety and security to providers of high security psychiatric services. The directions apply to providers of high security psychiatric services. They set out the requirements for providers to make sure they have robust arrangements for safety