Winter 2018/19 in the NHS: The solutions – Society for Acute Medicine

Briefing that looks at the role of ambulatory emergency care (AEC) in alleviating winter pressures in the NHS. This is an alternative to hospital admission for patients with acute problems who might otherwise have spent at least one night in a hospital bed

Workforce briefing – winter 2018 – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

This briefing document from the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) reveals that patient demand is strongly outstripping the supply of doctors as the usual seasonal increase combined with a rise in children’s emergency admissions is placing unprecedented demand on

Clinical guidelines for major incidents and mass casualty events – NHS England

This guidance has been developed with the occasional trauma team in mind, for example, surgeons in a trauma unit who need to treat a deteriorating P2 patient, or a P1 patient who has been conveyed to the trauma unit, during

Investigation Into The Provision Of Mental Health Care To Patients Presenting At The Emergency Department I2017/006: Independent report by the Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch – Healthcare Safety Investigation Branch

Report highlighting the variation in mental health care across emergency departments and setting out four recommendations aimed at improving patient care. Develop a sustainable funding model for 24/7 mental health support in emergency departments (ED) Standardise national guidance on the

5 Act Now : Look after yourself, look after others: flu immunisation – NHS England

Fifth in a series of guides NHS England aimed to help health and social care colleagues to take prompt practical actions and use every opportunity to prevent delayed transfers of care. It aims to assist health and social care staff

4 Act Now : new technology to find Care Home availability – NHS England

Fourth in a series of guides NHS England aimed to help health and social care colleagues to take prompt practical actions and use every opportunity to prevent delayed transfers of care. It aims to assist health and social care staff

3 Act Now : maximise your leadership this winter – NHS England

Third in a series of guides NHS England aimed to help health and social care colleagues to take prompt practical actions and use every opportunity to prevent delayed transfers of care. It aims to assist health and social care staff

2 Act Now : plan for discharge early – NHS England

Second in a series of guides NHS England aimed to help health and social care colleagues to take prompt practical actions and use every opportunity to prevent delayed transfers of care. It aims to assist health and social care staff

1 Act Now : maximise your leadership this winter – NHS England

First in a series of guides NHS England aimed to help health and social care colleagues to take prompt practical actions and use every opportunity to prevent delayed transfers of care. It aims to assist health and social care staff

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

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.

Review of alcohol-related harm in Wigan and Leigh – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

An estimated 1.55 million people in England drink at harmful levels and a further 6.6 million drink hazardously 1 . In Wigan, alcohol consumption is particularly high (NWPHO, 2007). Approximately a quarter of the population is reported to drink at

Situational analysis of accident and emergency department data collection in Cumbria – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The situational anlaysis describes the progress of the Trauma and Injury Intelligence Group (TIIG) Cumbria project to date; accident and emergency department (AED) data collection systems and procedures; the type of data collected and its quality; AED injury levels in

Evaluation of the Lancashire Polycarbonate Glass Pilot Project – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report provides the findings of an evaluation of the Lancashire Polycarbonate Glass Pilot Project. Led by Lancashire police, the project replaced standard glassware in licensed premises with high quality polycarbonate glassware. The evaluation assessed impacts on injury, perceptions of

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

Unintentional and intentional injuries in Cumbria – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Provides an overview of the incidence and demography of unintentional and intentional injuries in Cumbria: identifying at risk groups and areas, and assesses avaliability, accessibility and quality of injury data sources.  

NHS Key Statistics: England, October 2018: (Briefing Paper Number 7281) – House of Commons Library

House of Commons Library summary of NHS demand, performance and capacity of services in England. It includes A&E statistics, waiting lists, ambulance data, delayed discharges, staffing levels including doctors and nurses, and more.

Injury attendances to Fairfield General Hospital Accident and Emergency Department: April 2008 to March 2009 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This report summarises recorded injury attendances to Fairfield General Hospital Accident and Emergency Department (AED) between April 2008 and March 2009.

Alcohol-attributable hospital admissions: segmentation series report 3 – North West Public Health Observatory

This report, published by the NWPHO, is part of a series of four reports utilising segmentation tools to discuss alcohol. Togther, the reports aim to synthesise the different data sources that identify at-risk groups as well as to provide an

The impact of the 2006 World Cup on Emergency Department assault attendances in Cumbria, Lancashire and Merseyside – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This briefing identifies changes in assault attendances to the 17 Emergency Departments (EDs) in Cumbria, Lancashire and Merseyside during the 2006 World Cup. Analyses found that assault attendances increased by an average of 33% on England match days. The increase in