NHS England Test Beds Programme: Information Governance learning from Wave 1 – NHS England

The Test Beds programme brings NHS organisations and innovators into partnerships to see how combinations of technology and pathway redesign can improve quality of life and experience for patients and carers.  This handbook is relevant for programme leaders, project managers

FolksLab toolkit guide – NHS England

This guide provides and overview of how the FolksLab toolkit works to help staff in health and care system run effective and practical workshops. A FolksLab seeks to bring different approaches to problem-solving and sharing, providing a creative opportunity for participants to: Discuss topics

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

Sharing the benefits: How to use data effectively in the public sector – Reform

Report from the think tank Reform that demonstrates the potential of data sharing to transform the delivery of public services and improve outcomes for citizens. It explores how government can overcome various challenges to ‘get data right’ and enable better

Transforming Mental Health Provision for Children and Young People Summary findings of consultation events with children’s sector practitioners and parents – National Children’s Bureau

Report of the Young Minds focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.  The focus group consisted of over 80 participants

Consultations with young people on the green paper Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision – Youth Access

Report of the Youth Access focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.

Young Minds: student insights report on green paper proposals – Young Minds

Report of the Young Minds focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.  Key issues identified by the focus group were:

GP Forward View: Assessment of progress Year 2 – Royal College of General Practitioners

Report that finds several key areas where progress is being made, including: promises of a state-backed medical indemnity for GPs in England more GPs in training than ever before the establishment of the NHS GP health service, which is highly rated

Event In The Tent Initiative Enhances Staff Engagement – NHS Employers

Improvement in staff engagement using the innovative Event in the Tent, learning from staff about how to resolve workplace issues and develop quality services at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. It took the concept of the big conversation

A Picture of Health: the NHS at 70 and its future – Fabian Society

Fabian Society report that looks backwards at the history and achievements of the NHS over the last 70 years. It also looks to the future, in the context of acute financial pressures and growing healthcare needs . The report argues

Government Response to the First Joint Report of the Education and Health and Social Care Committees of Session 2017-19 on Transforming Children and Young People’s Mental Health Provision: A Green Paper – Department of Health and Social Care and Department for Education

Government response to the joint report of the Education and Health and Social Care Committees on ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision: a green paper’. It also gives the Governments response to the consultation on the Green Paper. This consultation

Supporting Primary Care Services: NHS England’s contract with Capita: Fifty-Seventh Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts

Report from the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee that find NHS England’s outsourcing of primary care support services to Capita Business Services Ltd (Capita) a shambles. Its short-sighted rush to slash by a third the £90 million it cost

Leadership in today’s NHS: delivering the impossible – The King’s Fund

King’s Fund survey data from 145 trusts shows that executive director vacancies in NHS providers are widespread.  Key findings include: 8 per cent of executive director posts are vacant 37% of trusts have at least one vacant executive director role,

Urology: GIRFT Programme National Specialty Report – Getting It Right First Time

Following visits to 134 trusts providing urology services, this report examines the way that urology is currently provided in England and sets out 18 recommendations to improve the these services.  The recommendations bring opportunities for efficiencies and savings of up

Ten priorities for the new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care- NHS Confederation

Outlines the NHS Confederation’s ten key priorities for the new Secretary of State for Health and Social Care, Matthew Hancock.  They include supporting digital health, sorting funding and strategy issues across NHS and Social Care, delivering transformation and acting as

Every Nurse An E-Nurse: Insights For A Consultation On The Digital Future Of Nursing – Royal College of Nursing

Royal College of Nursing report on its survey of nurses on the implementation and adoption of informatics. It highlights good practice, identifies barriers to technological adoption and is yet another report identifying the importance of staff engagement with the adoption

Achieving the Provision of Integrated Care: Exploring the development and successful implementation internationally of new models of integrated care – National Association of Primary Care

This report of a two-day symposium attended by health experts from the UK, USA and Ireland, traces the development and impact of integrated care to date, homes in on some examples of successful practice and draws out the key lessons for later-adopters.

The health and social care interface: Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, Department of Health & Social Care and NHS England – National Audit Office

National Audit Office  report that presents and discuss 16 challenges to improved joint working. It highlights some of the work being carried out nationally and locally to overcome these challenges and the progress that has been made. It also identifies some

Beyond barriers: How older people move between health and social care in England – Care Quality Commission

Reviews how the local area works within and across three key areas: Maintaining people’s health and wellbeing at home Care and support when people experience a crisis Supporting people when they leave hospital Finds: Organisations intended to work together but mostly

GP partnership review: key lines of enquiry, call for evidence – Department of Health and Social Care

This independent review will examine the challenges currently facing the partnership model, and look for solutions to reinvigorate the model to support the transformation of general practice. Sets out the current lines of thinking and describes 4 emerging key lines