Fair funding for mental health: putting parity into practice: Briefing – Institute for Public Policy Research

The NHS is currently in the process of authoring a long-term plan that will set out what it wants to achieve with additional funding and how this funding will be allocated. This Institute for Public Policy Research briefing argues that

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

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

Cold Weather Plan For England Making the Case: Why long-term strategic planning for cold weather is essential to health and wellbeing – Public Health England

This document aims to support the Cold Weather Plan for England (CWP) by providing the evidence of the effects of cold on health as well as what is known about the effectiveness of interventions.

Agreement of Balances 2018 to 2019: Financial year Quarter 2 Timetable – Department of Health and Social Care

Provides practical guidance for the DHSC accounting group agreement of balances exercises. This is practical guidance for the completion of the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) accounting group ‘agreement of balances’ (AoB) exercises.  The guidance is relevant to all bodies

Agreement of Balances Quarter 2 (M6) 2018-19 Update – Department of Health and Social Care

Provides practical guidance for the DHSC accounting group agreement of balances exercises. This is practical guidance for the completion of the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) accounting group ‘agreement of balances’ (AoB) exercises.  The guidance is relevant to all bodies

Agreement of Balances Guidance 2018-19: Prepared by Department of Health & Social Care, NHS England and NHS Improvement – Department of Health and Social Care

This guide is designed to provide practical guidance for the completion of the Department of Health & Social Care (DH) Accounting Group Agreement of Balances exercises.  

Agreement of Balances 2018 to 2019: financial year quarter 3 (M9) timetable – Department of Health and Social Care

Provides practical guidance for the DHSC accounting group agreement of balances exercises. This is practical guidance for the completion of the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) accounting group ‘agreement of balances’ (AoB) exercises.  The guidance is relevant to all bodies

Agreement of Balances 2018 to 2019: financial year quarter 4 (M12) timetable – Department of Health and Social Care

Provides practical guidance for the DHSC accounting group agreement of balances exercises. This is practical guidance for the completion of the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) accounting group ‘agreement of balances’ (AoB) exercises.  The guidance is relevant to all bodies

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

Price increases for generic medications: Sixty-Second Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts

During 2017, the prices of certain generic medicines purchased by community pharmacies for the NHS increased unexpectedly, affecting an unusually high number of medicines. Although the Department of Health & Social Care (the Department) and its arms-length bodies took action

NHS Funding Allocations: Clinical Commissioning Groups: (Briefing Paper Number Number 8836) – House of Commons Library

This paper and accompanying Excel file gives details of funding allocations for each CCG in England from 2013/14 to 2020/21. The briefing paper also gives details of the process used to allocate the funds.  In 2018/19 NHS England distributed a

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

What could make a difference to the mental health of UK doctors?: A review of the research evidence – Society of Occupational Medicine

Report that finds the incidence of mental health problems among doctors is increasing alongside the growing demands and diminishing resources experienced in the healthcare sector. GPs, trainee and junior doctors appear to be particularly vulnerable, experiencing distress and burnout early in their career.  The stigma associated with disclosing mental

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.