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

An exploration of how the social value of small groups and projects funded by Sefton CVS, Living Well Sefton Community Resilience Fund may be measured and evidenced – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

Sefton Community and Voluntary Service (CVS) manage a range of programmes that provide support for people within the local community. These programmes differ in size and delivery, and include projects related to health and wellbeing, children, young people and families, criminal justice

Acute medical care in England: Findings from a survey of smaller acute hospitals – Nuffield Trust

This profile of smaller hospitals in England finds trusts struggling to recruit and retain acute medical staff. Services across the country are configured in a wide variety of ways, with little evidence of an ‘ideal’ model for acute medical care

Meeting pathology demand Histopathology workforce census – Royal College of Pathologists

Workforce census that shows only 3% of NHS histopathology departments have enough staff to meet clinical demand.  The report identifies  an approaching retirement crisis – a quarter of all histopathologists are aged 55 or over.  Ensuring pathology services can cope with

Clinical radiology: UK workforce census 2017 report – Royal College of Radiologists

Report that finds: The UK currently needs another 1,004 full-time diagnostic radiologists – by 2022 the shortfall will be at least 1,610, a third of the number of doctors needed to keep up with scanning workload NHS hospitals across the

Children with long-term conditions in the North West: Emergency hospital admissions for asthma, diabetes and epilepsy 2008/09 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The North West has the highest child emergency hospital admission rate for both asthma and epilepsy and the second highest admission rate for diabetes in England. This report details child emergency hospital admission rates, emergency bed day rates and average

Health Trainers in the North West: A report commissioned by the North West Health Trainer Partnership – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The report will describe the conception of the Health Trainer service, outlining the relevant legacy documents and provide indications of the way forward in light of recent government policy. Brief discussion of the limited evidence around the cost-effectiveness of the service will

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

Pharmaceutical waste reduction in the NHS – NHS England

This report seeks to highlight best practice in relation to reducing pharmaceutical waste from local initiatives with the purpose of encouraging others to introduce similar initiatives where appropriate.

State of Maternity Services Report 2018: Scotland – Royal College of Midwives

This report provides an overview of some of the ‘big picture’ trends that are taking place in the midwifery workforce and identifies some of the challenges that face the profession and maternity services in England.  It estimates that the national midwife

State of Maternity Services Report 2018: England – Royal College of Midwives

This report provides an overview of some of the ‘big picture’ trends that are taking place in the midwifery workforce and identifies some of the challenges that face the profession and maternity services in England.  It estimates that the national midwife

Performance of the NHS provider sector for the quarter ended 30 June 2018 – NHS Improvement

The start of the financial year saw frontline staff cope with record A&E attendances, high bed occupancy levels and improved discharge rates. The sector ended the quarter £814 million in deficit – £22m better than planned at the beginning of

Coping through Football: evaluation report 2018 – Centre for Mental Health

Does the ‘Coping Through Football’ programme deliver benefits to the physical and mental health of people living with mental health difficulties? Coping Through Football was founded by London Playing Fields Foundation, who started the initiative in 2005 in collaboration with

Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs): Remuneration guidance for Chief Officers (where the senior manager also undertakes the accountable officer role) and Chief Finance Officers – NHS Commissioning Board

This guidance note is intended for the use of Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), to support the employment of senior managers, who undertake the roles of Chief Officer and Chief Finance Officer, following the CCG becoming a statutory body and the

Carers action plan 2018 to 2020: supporting carers today – Department of Health and Social Care

The plan sets out the cross-government programme of work to support carers over the next 2 years.  It is structured around the following themes: services and systems that work for carers employment and financial wellbeing supporting young carers recognising and supporting

A systematic review of the effectiveness and cost effectiveness of interventions aimed at raising awareness and engaging with groups who are at an increased risk of hepatitis B and C infection – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Hepatitis B and C virus infections represent a major public health problem. In England, and elsewhere in the UK, injecting drug use is the major risk factor for acquiring hepatitis C infection. Injecting drug use is also a risk factor for hepatitis

Admissions Prevention and Facilitated Discharge Service Evaluation – Applied Health and Wellbeing Partnership

Over 70% of hospital bed days are occupied by emergency admissions, and over 80% of emergency admissions who stay for more than two weeks are patients aged over 65.  Older people are the main adult users of NHS health and

Measuring Good Work: The final report of the Measuring Job Quality Working Group – Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce and Carnegie UK

In 2017, the Taylor Review of Modern Working Practices called on the government to pay closer attention to the quality of work in the UK, alongside its quantity. To aid these efforts, the Review recommended that a new set of

Government response to the recommendations of the Health and Social Care Committee’s inquiry into ‘Integrated care: organisations, partnerships and systems’ Seventh report of session 2017-19 – Department of Health and Social Care

Joint response reflecting the views of the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England, NHS Improvement, the Care Quality Commission and Health Education England. It sets out how the government intends to address the House of Commons Health and

An evaluation of the Wirral Community Trust Care Home Pilot – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Older people are the main adult users of NHS health and social care services and are more likely to have an emergency admission to hospital than any other group in the population.  With an increasing ageing population, the number of