This research analyzes the preparedness of the health care systems in six European countries — France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Sweden, and the United Kingdom — to ensure timely diagnosis and treatment of patients if a disease-modifying therapy for Alzheimer’s becomes
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
A report on admissions to hospital for violence and substance use in Lancashire. The report identifies at risk groups and communities, to help inform targeted public health interventions and assesses trends in admissions over a five year period.
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
The situational anlaysis describes the progress of the Trauma and Injury Intelligence Group (TIIG) Cumbria project to date; accident and emergency department (AED) data collection systems and procedures; the type of data collected and its quality; AED injury levels in
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
Provides an overview of the incidence and demography of unintentional and intentional injuries in Cumbria: identifying at risk groups and areas, and assesses avaliability, accessibility and quality of injury data sources.
House of Commons Library summary of NHS demand, performance and capacity of services in England. It includes A&E statistics, waiting lists, ambulance data, delayed discharges, staffing levels including doctors and nurses, and more.
Report commissioned by the Cheshire and Merseyside Sexual Health Network on behalf of the area’s primary care trusts for assessing local epidemiology and to measure performance targets in order to improve monitoring, planning and interventions for sexual health promotion and
This report summarises recorded injury attendances to Fairfield General Hospital Accident and Emergency Department (AED) between April 2008 and March 2009.
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
This briefing identifies changes in assault attendances to the 17 Emergency Departments (EDs) in Cumbria, Lancashire and Merseyside during the 2006 World Cup. Analyses found that assault attendances increased by an average of 33% on England match days. The increase in
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
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
North West Public Health Observatory synthesis finding that: It is widely recognised that being in ‘good’ work (which includes opportunities for personal development, flexible working, a degree of control, involvement in key decisions and a fair wage) is vital in
This report provides an indication of the burden of assaults on emergency departments (EDs), the ambulance service and residents of Cumbria over the three-year period January 2007 to December 2009. It uses data on assault call outs from the North
This report provides an indication of the burden of assaults on emergency departments (EDs), the ambulance service and residents of Merseyside over the three-year period January 2007 to December 2009. It uses data on assault call outs from the North
This report provides an indication of the burden of assaults on emergency departments (EDs), the ambulance service and residents of Lancashire over the three-year period January 2007 to December 2009. It uses data on assault call outs from the North
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
This report provides an indication of the burden of road traffic collisions (RTCs) on emergency departments (EDs), the ambulance service and residents of Lancashire over the three‐year period April 2007 to March 2010. It uses data on RTC call outs from the North West Ambulance