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

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

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

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

Rethinking acute medical care in smaller hospitals – Nuffield Trust

Smaller hospitals are struggling with workforce shortages, spiralling costs and increasingly complex models of care for acutely ill patients. This Nuffield Trust report outlines a set of radical new approaches for running acute medical services in these institutions and suggests

Framework Agreement between DHSC and NHS Improvement – Department of Health and Social Care and NHS Improvement

This document sets out how DHSC and NHS Improvement will work together, setting out roles, responsibilities, governance and accountability arrangements.  The framework agreement should be read in conjunction with: Annex A: wider guidance Annex B: finance and accounting responsibilities Annex C:

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

GP Partnership Review: Interim report – Wessex LMC

The partnership model of general practice has been the foundation of the NHS for over 70 years. The evidence from around the world shows that healthcare systems that have invested in primary care have better outcomes, with greater patient satisfaction delivered at a

Myth busting questions on Partnerships for GP Trainees – Wessex LMC

Document that answers a number of questions have been posed by a number of GP trainees. The answers were supplied by a number of experienced GPs, with specialist advice from medical accountants, surveyors and lawyers. The views presented are based

Operational productivity and performance in English NHS Ambulance Trusts: Unwarranted variations – NHS Improvement

Report that finds if more patients were treated at the scene by paramedics or were better assessed over the phone when dialling 999 — avoiding the need for an ambulance when it is safe to do so — the NHS could

Taking the value-based agenda forward: The five essential components of value-based approaches to health and care – NHS Confederation

This paper explores how we can spread the adoption of value-based healthcare across all parts of the system and ensure that we maximise the benefits for  those who use NHS and wider services.  It explores key characteristics which we believe can

Q: The Journey So Far Connecting improvement across the UK: insights and progress three years in – The Health Foundation

Widespread change is necessary to make the health sector fit for the future. Organisations need to be able to reduce waste and unhelpful variation, while developing new models of prevention-focused care. And it is vital that the health sector makes

The spread challenge: How to support the successful uptake of innovations and improvements in health care – The Health Foundation

Health Foundation report considering: The challenges facing the NHS in improving the uptake of new ideas and practices, and the need for new approaches when developing national and local programmes to support the spread of innovation. It highlights why health

The NHS Terms and Conditions for the Supply of Goods and the Provision of Services: Guidance – Department of Health and Social Care

The NHS terms and conditions are for the use of NHS bodies procuring goods and services from commercial organisations. They were updated in January 2018 to reflect changes in government policy and General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) legislation.

What Price Safe Motherhood? : Charging For NHS Maternity Care In England And Its Impact On Migrant Women – Maternity Action

Maternity Action report exploring the experiences of women who faced charges for NHS maternity care. Most of the participants were socially and economically vulnerable but faced unrepayable debts for bills which they were sent from the NHS.  It shows how