Statutory funding for children’s hospice and palliative care charities in England 2018/19 – Together for Short Lives

Together for Short Lives survey of 27 children’s hospices in England shows that NHS and local council cuts are hitting lifeline care for seriously ill children. The report calls on NHS England to keep its promise to protect the Children’s

Designing integrated care systems (ICSs) in England: An overview on the arrangements needed to build strong health and care systems across the country – NHS England

This guide sets out the different levels of management that make up an integrated care system, describing their core functions, the rationale behind them and how they will work together.

Unfinished business: The need to invest in the whole health and care system – NHS Confederation

NHS Confederation survey that reveals a strong commitment and real enthusiasm for the key planks of reform articulated in the Long Term Plan. It shows that leaders across the NHS in England, spanning trusts, clinical commissioning groups and integrated care

Investing in The NHS long term plan: Job done? – The Health Foundation

Health Foundation briefing that analyses the challenges now facing health and social care and looks at the implications of the plan for activity levels and workforce in the NHS in England. It sets out funding scenarios for areas of health

NHS waiting times for elective and cancer treatment: One Hundredth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts

The NHS treats more and more people each year, and patients have a right to expect to receive treatment within the timescales set out by the NHS Constitution. This report finds that more and more patients are being let down

The best job in the world?: The views of first-time NHS chief executives – NHS Confederation

Observations of nine new NHS chief executives, with tenures from 18 months to 2.5 years. It outlines the views of the new NHS chief executives on the changes in leadership approach and culture that they believe will be required if

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

EU Exit contingency planning: National Supply Disruption Response system – NHS England

Keith Willett has written to trusts to provide details of the National Supply Disruption Response (NSDR). Processes and systems already exist for responding to serious supply disruption events for medical products and you should continue to use these channels. However,

Update on Article 50 extension: Letter from Professor Keith Willett – NHS England

Professor Willett wrote to clinical commissioning group (CCG) and trust Chief Executives on 18 April 2019 to update them on the further extension to Article 50, and the actions that now need to be taken locally to continue to prepare

Re Preparing for the possibility of a ‘no deal’ EU exit for primary care contractors – NHS England

This guidance is a companion to the Operational Guidance, published by the Department of Health and Social Care on 21 December 2018, and outlines what has been done nationally to assess the risk to primary care organisations, and give clear

EU exit update 29 March 2019: Letter from Professor Keith Willett – NHS England

Professor Keith Willett, EU Exit Strategic Commander and Medical Director for Acute Care and Emergency Preparedness, has written to clinical commissioning group (CCG) and trust chief executives to confirm that they should continue to stand up their operational response to