Leadership in integrated care systems: Report prepared for the NHS Leadership Academy: (Future of Care Number 9) – Social Care Institute for Excellence

This Future of Care paper, aimed at chief executives, directors and senior managers from the NHS, local authorities, housing organisations and voluntary and community sector, is based on findings from interviews with systems leaders and a review of the literature.

NHS England Test Beds Programme: Evaluation learning from Wave 1 – NHS England

This document shares learning about conducting real-world evaluations based on the experiences of Wave 1 of the Test Beds programme. It is designed to support innovation projects like the Test Beds which implement combinations of digital technology and pathway redesign

Barriers and enablers for clinicians moving into senior leadership roles: Review report – Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management

This report sets out the findings of a review carried out by the Faculty of Medical Leadership and Management (FMLM). Finds some common themes emerged between the professions, fundamental differences were also evident. Most people highlighted progression to senior leadership

Letting local systems lead: How the long-term plan could deliver a more sustainable NHS – NHS Confederation

This paper sets out the findings from a survey of senior leaders of clinical commissioning groups, acute, community and mental health trusts, ambulance services, independent sector providers and voluntary/third sector provider organisations in the English health system. survey and draws

Medical Associate Professions: Checklist – NHS Employers

Checklist designed to help recruitment and development of medical associate professions (MAPs) in NHS organisations, and support them to deliver excellent patient care.

Bullying and harassment: how to address it and create a supportive and inclusive culture – British Medical Association

The BMA began its bullying and harassment project in 2017. It has been particularly driven by Staff and Associate Specialists doctors, who highlighted bullying and harassment as an issue affecting their working lives and well-being and the impact it has

Workplace Culture at Southwestern Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust: An Independent Report Commissioned by Southwestern Ambulance NHS Foundation Trust and Unison – Plymouth University Business School

This report is the outcome of a four-month study into workplace culture at South Western Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust (SWAST). A major feature of the study is the need to understand perceived organisation culture in relation to workplace behaviour

What could make a difference to the mental health of UK doctors?: A review of the research evidence – Society of Occupational Medicine

Report that finds the incidence of mental health problems among doctors is increasing alongside the growing demands and diminishing resources experienced in the healthcare sector. GPs, trainee and junior doctors appear to be particularly vulnerable, experiencing distress and burnout early in their career.  The stigma associated with disclosing mental

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

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

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

Caring, supportive, collaborative?: September 2018 Doctors’ views on working in the NHS – British Medical Association

Report identifying that the challenge for the NHS is how we find the solutions to the problems facing the NHS. As the only organisation to represent all doctors working across all sectors of the UK the BMA is uniquely placed

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

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

FolksLab toolkit guide – NHS England

This guide provides and overview of how the FolksLab toolkit works to help staff in health and care system run effective and practical workshops. A FolksLab seeks to bring different approaches to problem-solving and sharing, providing a creative opportunity for participants to: Discuss topics

Rethinking outpatient services: Learning from an interactive workshop – Nuffield Trust

Outpatient services in England have experienced a sharp rise in activity, leading to many STPs outlining ambitious plans to reduce activity and cut costs. This briefing, in collaboration with health leaders across the country, reveals opportunities to improve the design