The State Of The Provider Sector: NHS Community Services: Taking Centre Stage – NHS Providers

NHS Providers report detailing good practice where community service providers have successfully developed new ways of working, collaborating with other services to improve care for patients. However it concludes that in practice, support on the ground has failed to match

The Business Case For People Powered Health – Nesta

Report on the business case for the People Powered Health approach: what investments would it require and what benefits could it bring?  It finds: The People Powered Health approach could reduce the cost of managing patients with long-term conditions by

Spotlight on the 10 High Impact Actions – Royal College of General Practitioners

Royal College of General Practitioners research on the effectiveness of NHS England’s Time for Care Programme, specifically its 10 High Impact Actions: a range of initiatives that were introduced with the aim of increasing capacity in general practice and reducing

People Powered Health: Health for People, by People and with People – Nesta

This report shows how healthcare can combine the best scientific and clinical knowledge with the expertise and commitment of patients themselves. This report advocates changing three vital components of the current health system: changing consultations to create conversations that combine clinical

People Powered Health Co-production Catalogue – Nesta

These inspiring examples of collaborative public services in action are designed to help practitioners learn about co-production practice. Key findings: Co-production means delivering public services with people rather than to them. It implies an equal relationship between professionals, the people

Experimenta: Building the next generation of Chile’s public innovators – Nesta

The Chilean Government established a practice-based capacity building programme called Experimenta, this report looks at the outcomes of the Experimenta programme and finds both real and profound. The programme has equipped a sizeable cohort of civil servants (30 teams, 277

Can government stop losing its mind?: How network thinking can help us record, find and use what we need – Nesta

This Nesta report sets out how the public sector could benefit from a federated, data-driven approach: one that provides greater power to its leaders, benefits its participants and users, and improves performance through better use of, and structured access to,

Playbook for innovation learning: 35 diagrams to support talking and thinking about learning for innovation – Nesta

This playbook has been created for innovation practitioners who want to spread innovation skills, methods and tools. Key findings are: Innovation practitioners are often involved with the design and delivery of learning experiences or skills development programmes, but might not

Test Beds Programme: Information to support the launch of wave 2 – NHS England

The Test Bed programme originated in the Five Year Forward View and was set up to provide a novel approach to test innovations in health systems, by tackling well established barriers to the uptake of innovation. Test Beds were established

Allied health professions supporting patient flow: a quick guide – NHS Improvement and NHS England

This quick guide demonstrates how NHS emergency care can benefit from the skills of AHPs and highlights innovative service redesign and the delivery of new care models.

Facing the Future Audit 2017: Facing the Future: Standards for acute general paediatric services: Facing the Future: Together for child health – Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health

This audit covers Facing the Future: Standards for acute general paediatric services and Facing the Future: Together for child health. It highlights gaps within paediatric rotas, with not enough consultants present within the hospital during times of self-identified peak activity.

Research and Development funding across government: Thirty-Third Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts

Identifies that the government lacks a clear plan to meet their research investment target and also highlights concerns over impact of Brexit, leadership effectiveness and safeguarding of benefits. It finds that research in the health sector is well-coordinated but the Department for

Retention from an organisational development perspective: University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust – NHS Employers

Case study sharing how University Hospitals Bristol NHS Foundation Trust have tackled the issue of staff retention from an organisational development perspective. It considers the how trust undertook analysis of workforce data to understand the reasons why staff were leaving, and to

The promise of healthtech: how digital innovators are transforming the NHS – Public

Technological innovation is one way in which the NHS can sustainably relieve the demographic and financial pressure it faces. This report surveys the digital health market and identifies the trends that are contributing to its growth and also highlights the

Making Education Governance A Reality In The North West: What it means to NHS organisations and a guide to its successful promotion and adoption – NHS North West

This document aims to define Education Governance, set out its benefits, describe the way in which NHS North West will support this agenda and provide guidance on making it a reality in your organisation.

The two billion pound question: Is there an opportunity to move from meeting to managing demand?: Reframing demand at the health and care interface – Impower

This report was published on the anniversary of the Government’s announcement of an additional £2 billion for adult social care in the 2017 Budget. With £1 billion of the funding almost spent, and another £1 billion to be invested by

Tough Task: The NHS delivering for patients and staff in 2018/19 – NHS Providers

Based on a survey of NHS trust leaders, this report reveals widespread scepticism about the ability of the service to meet performance and financial targets in 2018/19. It argues that patients’ experience of care will continue to fall below the

Planning, assuring and delivering service change for patients – NHS England

This guidance is designed to be used by those considering, and involved in, substantial service change to navigate a clear path from inception to implementation. It will support commissioners and providers to consider how to take forward their proposals, including

The Lord Darzi review of health and care: interim report – Institute for Public Policy Research

This interim report of the Lord Darzi Review of Health presents this evidence in preparation for the final report which will be published in the lead up to 70th anniversary of the NHS and will set out a long term