Transforming elective care services urology: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England

This handbook is for commissioners, providers and those leading the local transformation of urology elective care services. It describes what local health and care systems can do to transform urology elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and

Improving access out of hours: Evaluation of extended-hours primary care access hubs – Nuffield Trust

Could schemes aiming to increase the availability of primary care health care access out of hours improve the overall quality of services and patient experience in outer east London? The Nuffield Trust was commissioned by Barking, Havering and Redbridge CCGs

Transforming elective care services cardiology: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England

This handbook is for commissioners, providers and those leading the local transformation of cardiology elective care services. It describes what local health and care systems can do to transform cardiology elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and

Transforming elective care services ear, nose and throat (ENT): Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England

This handbook is for commissioners, providers and those leading the local transformation of ear, nose and throat (ENT) elective care services. It describes what local health and care systems can do to transform ENT elective care services at pace, why

Elective Care High Impact Interventions: First Contact Practitioner for MSK Services – NHS England

Despite a decrease in the rate of GP referrals from 2017/18, there is a rising waiting list and declining performance in elective care against the Referral to Treatment (RTT) standard. The number of GP referrals to hospitals varies greatly, even

Transforming elective care services: General Surgery: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England

This handbook is for commissioners, providers and those leading the local transformation of general surgery elective care services. It describes what local health and care systems can do to transform general surgery elective care services at pace, why this is

Transforming elective care services: Gynaecology: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England

This handbook is for commissioners, providers and those leading the local transformation of respiratory elective care services. It describes what local health and care systems can do to transform respiratory elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and

Transforming elective care services: Respiratory: Learning from the Elective Care Development Collaborative – NHS England

This handbook is for commissioners, providers and those leading the local transformation of respiratory elective care services. It describes what local health and care systems can do to transform respiratory elective care services at pace, why this is necessary and

Leading Change Adding Value: a framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff: Year Two: Interim Evaluation Report – NHS England

This evaluation reports on the second year of the Leading Change, Adding Value framework for nursing, midwifery and care staff, (LCAV) and its implementation, so far.

NHS England and NHS Improvement funding and resource 2019/20: supporting ‘The NHS Long Term Plan’ – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This document contains information about NHS England and NHS Improvement’s funding in 2019/20. It also sets out NHS England’s and NHS Improvement’s funding and resource for 2019/20 that will support the transition from Next steps on the NHS Five Year

The changing face of clinical commissioning – NHS Clinical Commissioners

CCGs are responsible for improving the health of their populations. They do this by determining the health needs of the people they serve and ensuring there are high-quality services to meet these needs. CCGs are led by accountable officers –

The health effects of Sure Start – Institute for Fiscal Studies

Institute for Fiscal Studies report that considers the overall impacts on health of the Sure Start programme as a whole between its inception in 1999 and its peak in the late 2000s. Our focus on health outcomes is motivated by

Independent Evaluation Of The Think Ahead Programme – Think Ahead

The Think Ahead programme is a graduate scheme, offering graduates and career-changers a new route into mental health social work. This report contains an independent evaluation of the Think Ahead programme, and contains a raft of positive findings. It concludes that the

Waiting For Care: Is Scotland Meeting Its Commitment To Older People – Age UK Scotland

Report that highlights in Scotland that more than 4 in 10 older people with ‘critical’ or ‘substantial’ needs wait more than six weeks for social care in Scotland. It outlines six recommendations to local and national government which could help

All systems GP – Royal College of General Practitioners

A robust and joined-up IT system across the NHS needs to be prioritised before a technological ‘revolution’ in patient care can truly happen.  It is estimated that up to 80% of GP practices could soon be using outdated IT systems that

Integrating Health and Social Care: State or Market?: (IEA Current Controversies No.69) – Institute of Economic Affairs

Medical and nursing care have been separated from social care by deliberate design since the creation of the NHS. This is true with regard to the institutional and policy frameworks and also with regard to how care is provided in

Fit for the Future: A vision for general practice – Royal College of General Practitioners

Royal College of General Practitioners report that establishes vision for the future of General Practice suggesting that with the right tools, skills and investment, general practice can continue to deliver world class patient care and being a GP can be

Untapped potential: Investing in health and care data analytics – The Health Foundation

This report highlights nine key reasons why there should be more investment in analytical capability. Action and investment is needed across the system so the NHS has the right people with the right tools to interpret and create value from

NHS Pressures: Winter 2018/19 A hidden crisis – British Medical Association

This report uses NHS England figures to examine the performance of the NHS during recent winters and over the long term. The report finds that winter 2018/19 saw the NHS once again under pressure, with A&E attendances and emergency admissions

Operating theatres: opportunities to reduce waiting lists – NHS Improvement

This report provides the insight to support clinicians, managers and hospital leaders to improve how care is delivered, and how theatre resources and clinical expertise can be best used.  Key findings include: A third of operating lists started 30 minutes