This document provides further guidance on some of the financial matters, such as business rules, that commissioners should consider when setting out their approach to 2018/19 operational plans.
Centre for Health and the Public Interest report that asks two central questions resulting from the implementation of the Health and Social Care Act 2012 Whether the treatment of private patients generates additional income for NHS hospital trusts? Whether the treatment of
National Audit Office report that warns that if local authorities with social care responsibilities keep using their reserves at current rates, one in ten could have exhausted them within three years. This despite greater freedoms to increase council tax bills and
This report examines the relationship between staff engagement, sickness absence and reliance upon temporary staffing in NHS trusts. It is intended to support NHS organisations to build cultures of continuous improvement.
Report that estimates approximately 66 million potentially clinically significant errors occur per year, 71.0% of these in primary care. This is where most medicines in the NHS are prescribed and dispensed. Prescribing in primary care accounts for 33.9% of all potentially clinically
Report from the Care Quality Commission looking at mental health rehabilitation inpatient services that finds: People are often receiving care a long way from where they live and from their support networks, which in turn can affect their onward recovery and
This House of Commons Library briefing paper considers the current structure of the care home market in England, as well as issues facing the sector and how private clients (“selffunders”) tend to pay more than local authority funded residents (known as “crosssubsidisation”).
The Lords Select Committee report on the long-term sustainability of the NHS and adult social care made 34 recommendations in the areas of: service transformation funding the NHS and adult social care innovation technology and productivity public health, prevention and patient responsibility
Aims to support dental professionals, and to clarify where it might be appropriate to provide phased treatment spanning over several courses of treatment (CoT). This should improve access to high quality NHS dentistry to meet the needs of patients who will
Briefing from the Centre for Policy Studies think tank proposing that a Royal Commission should examine the structure, funding and sustainability of the NHS in England as a whole. Its aim should be to produce a fully costed blueprint that delivers the best
Working paper from the Health Foundation and The King’s Fund considers five approaches to funding social care for older people in England. Improving the current system. The Conservative Party’s proposals at the time of the 2017 general election (a revised means test
The return on investment tool pulls together evidence on the effectiveness and associated costs for interventions aimed at preventing falls in older people living in the community. The flexible Excel sheet allows for results to be tailored to the local
NHS foundation trusts have the ability to set up subsidiaries and joint ventures for the purposes of, or in connection with, their functions. In other words, they can carry out their principal function of delivering healthcare for the purposes of the NHS through
Briefing from the House of Commons Library on the procedure for revising government spending plans in-year. It summarises the changes the Government proposes to departmental budgets in 2017-18.
This note supports the publication of additional CCG funding allocations and revised target allocations for 2018/19. It should be read in conjunction with the NHS planning refresh guidance and the detailed allocations sheet. As set out in the guidance, the resources available to
This document has been produced by NHS England and NHS Improvement to support commissioners and providers with practical arrangements for overseas visitor cost recovery.
Outlines the seven costing principles that all costing activity should follow.
The Approved Costing Guidance forms a co-ordinated approach to patient-level costing (PLICS), the reference costs collection and the reference costs assurance programme.
Detail for local authorities of the social care charging arrangements for 2018 to 2019.
Guidance, published jointly by NHS England and NHS Improvement, sets out the plans for the NHS in light of the November 2017 budget announcements. It outlines how the additional funding will impact on emergency and urgent care, elective surgery and