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

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

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.

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

Be the change: Ensuring an effective response to all in psychiatric emergency equal to medical care: Recommendations from the first international summit on urgent and emergency behavioural healthcare – NHS Clinical Commissioners

Behavioural health crisis is a global problem. Behavioural health is an inclusive term that covers the emotions, behaviours and biology relating to a person’s mental well-being, their ability to function in everyday life and their concept of self. It includes

Acute medical care in England: Findings from a survey of smaller acute hospitals – Nuffield Trust

This profile of smaller hospitals in England finds trusts struggling to recruit and retain acute medical staff. Services across the country are configured in a wide variety of ways, with little evidence of an ‘ideal’ model for acute medical care

Seasonal Influenza Frontline Healthcare Workers Vaccine Uptake Survey 2018/19: Guidance ImmForm User Guide for Survey Data Providers – Public Health England

2018 to 2019 ImmForm user guidance for survey data providers.  This document informs local NHS England teams and NHS trusts on: how to collect data on flu vaccine uptake among frontline healthcare workers how to upload it to the ImmForm

Assurance of Good Complaints Handling for Acute and Community Care: A toolkit for commissioners – NHS England

This toolkit aims to support commissioners in the assurance of good complaints handling. It will enable commissioners to ensure that all complaints are well managed; the learning from complaints is identified and used for improvement and complaints service is accessible, open

NHS review of winter 2017/18 – NHS Improvement

Reviews NHS performance during the 2017/18 winter period to help better understand the issues and pressure the service dealt with on a daily basis, and to contribute to planning for the 2018/19 winter period. Finds: 2017/18 saw the worst flu outbreak

Rethinking outpatient services: Learning from an interactive workshop – Nuffield Trust

Outpatient services in England have experienced a sharp rise in activity, leading to many STPs outlining ambitious plans to reduce activity and cut costs. This briefing, in collaboration with health leaders across the country, reveals opportunities to improve the design

Monkey’s Guide to Healthy Living and NHS Services: An evaluation of the implementation of resources designed to support the learning of primary school aged children in England – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

A team of researchers from the Faculty of Education , Health and Community recently carried out a national evaluation project on behalf of the NHS Institute for Innovation and Improvement. Colleagues from across the Faculty were involved in evaluating the impact

TIIG Lancashire Themed Report: Road Traffic Collisions across Lancashire (January 2012 to December 2013) – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This is the third report of the 2013/14 work programme for the Trauma and Injury Intelligence Group (TIIG) pan-Lancashire project. One of the Public Health Outcomes Framework indicators reported a rate of 54.1 casualties per 100,000 resident population killed or

TIIG Merseyside and Cheshire Themed Report: Winter Injuries across Merseyside and Cheshire (2011/12 to 2013/14) – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Winter is often associated with a rise in patient numbers during the cold weather which has an impact on health services.  The very young, chronically ill and the elderly are those among the most vulnerable during the winter months, which

Demand and capacity models: High complexity model user guidance – NHS Improvement and NHS England

The high complexity model is intended for services that have more complex pathways e.g. chronic (more than one year) services in acute, mental health or community services, where patients may return for several follow up appointments at intervals which may

Violence profile: Wigan: Use of NHS data in local violence prevention – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This profile uses NHS data to examine the extent of violence, trends, at-risk groups and communities, and circumstances of assault in order to demonstrate how health data sources can support local violence prevention initiatives. This violence profile has been produced

Violence profile: Westminster: Use of NHS data in local violence prevention – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This profile uses NHS data to examine the extent of violence, trends, at-risk groups and communities, and circumstances of assault in order to demonstrate how health data sources can support local violence prevention initiatives. This violence profile has been produced

Violence profile: Preston: Use of NHS data in local violence prevention – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This profile uses NHS data to examine the extent of violence, trends, at-risk groups and communities, and circumstances of assault in order to demonstrate how health data sources can support local violence prevention initiatives. This violence profile has been produced

Violence profile: Lambeth: Use of NHS data in local violence prevention – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This profile uses NHS data to examine the extent of violence, trends, at-risk groups and communities, and circumstances of assault in order to demonstrate how health data sources can support local violence prevention initiatives. This violence profile has been produced

Violence profile: Hammersmith and Fulham: Use of NHS data in local violence prevention – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This profile uses NHS data to examine the extent of violence, trends, at-risk groups and communities, and circumstances of assault in order to demonstrate how health data sources can support local violence prevention initiatives. This violence profile has been produced

Violence profile: Hackney: Use of NHS data in local violence prevention – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This profile uses NHS data to examine the extent of violence, trends, at-risk groups and communities, and circumstances of assault in order to demonstrate how health data sources can support local violence prevention initiatives. This violence profile has been produced