Waiting Times and Attendance Durations at English A&E Departments – The Strategy Unit, Midlands and Lancashire Commissioning Support Unit

Provides a demand-side, supply-side, practice and emergent view of factors that lead to 4-hour breaches with a particular focus on changes that have taken place since 2010.  It scales the relative impact of each causal factor and aims to provide

Age UK’s Personalised Integrated Care Programme: Evaluation of impact on hospital activity – Nuffield Trust

Age UK’s Personalised Integrated Care Programme (PICP) is a scheme that aims to improve the lives of older people through practical support, underpinned by a change in the way that the health and care system works together for these people

Transforming elective care services ophthalmology: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England and Nesta

This handbook describes what local health and care systems can do to transform ophthalmology elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and how the impact of this transformation can be measured. Practical guidance for implementing and adopting a range

Transforming elective care services diabetes: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England and Nesta

This handbook describes what local health and care systems can do to transform diabetes elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and how the impact of this transformation can be measured. Practical guidance for implementing and adopting a range

Transforming elective care services dermatology: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England and Nesta

This handbook describes what local health and care systems can do to transform dermatology elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and how the impact of this transformation can be measured. Practical guidance for implementing and adopting a range of

Health visitor service delivery metrics and outcomes: Metric and outcome definitions – Public Health England

This document presents metadata including the definitions of health visitor service delivery metrics and associated outcomes as calculated from the Community Services Dataset.

Personal health budgets mandatory data collection guidance – NHS England

Information for all clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) in England regarding the completion of the mandatory personal health budgets data collection being implemented on a quarterly basis from July 2018 onwards.

EU Exit Operational Readiness Guidance: Actions the health and care system in England should take to prepare for a ‘no deal’ scenario – Department of Health and Social Care

Actions that providers and commissioners of health and social care services should take to prepare for, and manage, the risks of a no-deal exit scenario. Guidance, developed and agreed with NHS England and NHS Improvement, will support the health and

Annex E: Integration of specialised services with local health and care systems – NHS England

This document provides detail on how specialised services will be planned in collaboration with local systems to ensure more joined-up care for patients.

Department of Health and Social Care accounts: Seventy-First Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts

Key recommendations of this report are: the Department of Health and Social Care should provide an assessment of the impact of regional variations on patient care; urgent action is needed on risks Brexit poses to recruitment and the supply of

Four Core Commissioning Data Flows: Consultation Report – NHS England

NHS England consulted on four Information Standards to support the commissioning process in December 2017 and this document provides information on the consultation process and a summary of feedback received. It should be read in conjunction with the Aggregate Contract

Draft DCB2050: Aggregate Contract Monitoring (ACM): Requirements Specification – NHS England

The purpose of the Aggregate Contract Monitoring (ACM) Information Standard is to enable the interchange, in a uniform format, of monthly aggregate contract monitoring data between commissioners and providers of healthcare. This document is published in draft form for consultation

Draft DCB3003: Patient Level Contract Monitoring (PLCM): Requirements Specification – NHS England

The purpose of the Patient Level Contract Monitoring (PLCM) Standard is to enable the interchange, in a uniform format, of monthly patient level contract monitoring data between commissioners and providers of healthcare. This document is published in draft form for

Draft DCB2212: Drugs Patient Level Contract Monitoring (DrPLCM): Requirements Specification – NHS England

The purpose of the Drugs Patient Level Contract Monitoring Information Standard is to enable the interchange, in a uniform format, of monthly patient level drug contract monitoring data between commissioners and providers of healthcare. This document is published in draft

Draft DCB3002: Devices Patient Level Contract Monitoring (DePLCM): Requirements Specification – NHS England

The purpose of the Devices Patient Level Contract Monitoring Standard is to enable the interchange, in a uniform format, of monthly patient level device contract monitoring data between commissioners and providers of healthcare. This document is published in draft form

Annual Report of the Chief Medical Officer, 2018: Health 2040: Better Health Within Reach – Department of Health and Social Care

Chief Medical Officers annual report, this year the focus is on discussing: health as the nation’s primary asset the health environment we live in and build together using emerging technologies to improve health for everyone effective planning for the future

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

The NHS long-term plan: Lessons from the Lord Darzi Review of Health and Care – Institute for Public Policy Research

Report that details the IPPRs response to the need to develop a long term plan for the NHS. It suggests: The NHS’s funding deal is welcome – but is also incomplete. The NHS long-term plan must re-double efforts to transform

Health visitor service delivery metrics and outcomes: Metric and outcome definitions – Public Health England

This document presents metadata including the definitions of health visitor service delivery metrics and associated outcomes as calculated from the Community Services Dataset.

State of the North 2018: Reprioritising the Northern Powerhouse – Institute for Public Policy Research

The north of England has rarely faced such threat and opportunity. Brexit looms; budgets in essential NHS and council services are at breaking point. The world’s major, long-term challenges – globalisation, climate change, AI, automation and an ageing population –