Response to the Department of Health and Social Care’s consultation on proposals to change NHS pension scheme regulations. Proposed changes include: introducing a new contribution rate of 20.6% for employers from 1 April 2019 renewing current member contribution rates so
Critical examination of personal budgets from the Reform think tank and how they have been used to deliver public services in the UK. It suggests where personal budgets show potential to deliver more effective, personalised public services, whilst also highlighting
This report provides the insight to support clinicians, managers and hospital leaders to improve how care is delivered, and how theatre resources and clinical expertise can be best used. Key findings include: A third of operating lists started 30 minutes
Report that explores the feasibility of introducing one type of flexible payment mechanism –outcome-based payment (OBP) –for cancer medicines into the NHS in England. This model links the price the NHS pays for a medicine to the outcomes it achieves
This circular advises local authorities of the social care charging arrangements for 2019 to 2020. It includes details about: capital limits personal expenses allowance minimum income guarantee savings credit
It is generally acknowledged that small, rural NHS health care providers face higher costs than larger, urban areas. For a number of years the NHS has adjusted financial allocations to account for these unavoidable variations in costs in different parts
Information for NHS providers about the extensive planning and contingency measures that have been put in place for the healthcare system nationally and the additional actions that we are asking providers to undertake as a priority as part of the
Details how local government and other public sector providers, have got things done previously and how, in cash strapped times, they have started moving things forward in a different way. Anyone familiar with lean/Toyota/systems thinking kind of work will get
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
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
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
Report that focuses on disability benefits – payments that contribute to the extra costs associated with daily living and mobility for people with disabling conditions. It has two purposes. First, to explain the evolution of spending on disability benefits over the
National Audit Office report that recommends government should improve its oversight of the local governance system to help local authorities cope with increasing financial and demand pressures. It recommends that the the Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government works with
This technical planning guidance has been produced to support the submission of templates to ensure plans are completed on a consistent basis and to a high standard.
A document setting out the changes made to target CCG allocations for 2019/20, the pace of change rules, and the assumptions used to set the overall CCG allocations growth rate.
An excel based tool that allows CCGs to quickly see the impact of the various model changes on their target allocation, including comparing it to the impact on similar CCGs.
The running cost allowance for each CCG from 2019-20 to 2020-21.
The recurrent revenue allocation for each CCG for core, primary medical and specialised services combined from 2019-20 to 2023-24, including key information used to set the allocations such as the registered population and the distance from target.
The Equality and Health Inequalities Impact Assessment (EHIA) explains how NHS England has considered and addressed these ‘equality duties’ in developing the NHS Long Term Plan. This EHIA has assisted, and will assist, decision-makers to make informed decisions about the
The indicative recurrent revenue allocation for each CCG for specialised services from 2019-20 to 2023-24, including key information used to set the allocations such as the registered population and the distance from target.