What can England learn from the long-term care system in Germany? – Nuffield Trust

This report seeks to assess the German long-term care system through the lens of the policy challenges that face England. Using a literature review and a series of interviews with experts on the German system both within and outside Germany,

Exiting the EU: supplying the health and social care sectors – National Audit Office

National Audit Office report examining the progress made by the Department – working with other government departments, NHS and social care providers, and with private sector suppliers – in implementing the Continuity of Supply Programme. It sets out the Department’s

Health care’s climate footprint: how the health sector contributes to the global climate crisis and opportunities for action – Health Care Without Harm

Health Care Without Harm report suggesting if the global health care sector were a country it would be the fifth-largest greenhouse gas emitter on the planet. The report finds health care’s footprint is equivalent to 4.4 per cent of global

Importation of plasma and use of apheresis platelets as risk reduction measures for variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease – Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) Paediatric Components Working Group (PCWG)

Report from SaBTO’s Paediatric Components Working Group looking at whether scientific evidence supports updating specific vCJD risk reduction measures.  This document reports on the findings of the Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) Paediatric Components Working

Will population ageing spell the end of the welfare state? A review of evidence and policy options – European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

This brief serves as an overview and introduction to the Economics of Healthy and Active Ageing series. It reviews the main evidence on the health and long-term care costs associated with ageing populations to better understand the expected cost pressures

Sustainable health financing with an ageing population: implications of different revenue raising mechanisms and policy options – European Observatory on Health Systems and Policies

While there have been many prior analyses of how population ageing affects health and long-term care expenditure trends, very little is known about how population ageing affects a country’s ability to generate revenues to pay for health. This brief looks

CCG 360° Stakeholder Survey National Report 2018/19: Case studies of high performing CCGs – NHS England

A central part of the CCG assessment process is the CCG 360 Stakeholder Survey, case studies of good practice are presented in this report. A key aim of the survey is to enable NHS England to assess whether CCGs are

CCG 360° Stakeholder Survey National Report 2018/19: National Report – NHS England

A central part of the CCG assessment process is the CCG 360 Stakeholder Survey, the findings of which are presented in this report. A key aim of the survey is to enable NHS England to assess whether CCGs are operating

Public Health Outcomes Framework 2019/20: a consultation: Government response – Public Health England

This is the government response to the consulta tion on reviewing the 2016 to 2019 Public Health Outcomes Framework (PHOF).  From 2019 to 2020, there will be 75 high level indicator categories which include 161 individual indicators. A full list

Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Emily Inglis – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 30 May 2019 Deceased name: Emily Inglis Coroners name: Mark Layton Coroners Area: Camarthenshire and Pembrokeshire Category: Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths; Mental Health related deaths; Wales prevention of future deaths reports (2019

Human Animal Infections and Risk Surveillance group: Qualitative assessment of the risk that variegated squirrel bornavirus 1 presents to the UK population – Public Health England

Qualitative assessment of the risk that variegated squirrel Bornavirus presents to the UK population.  Three fatal cases of encephalitis were reported in 2015 which had occurred between 2011 and 2013 in Germany and were associated with a novel Bornavirus species. A

Ongoing NHS preparations for EU Exit: Letter from Professor Keith Willett – NHS England and NHS Improvement

This letter asks EU exit SROs to ensure that their core teams are in place as soon as possible in preparation for a possible ‘no deal’ exit on 31 October 2019.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Creating a culture of excellence: How healthcare leaders can build and sustain continuous improvement – KPMG

Globally, healthcare leaders are increasingly looking to embed the principles of continuous improvement in their organizations. Empowering staff to deliver safe, high-quality, reliable care can provide a step-change in results.  Continuous improvement helps address these obstacles by fostering a systematic and

Better Care Fund Planning Requirements for 2019-20 – Department of Health and Social Care, Ministry of Housing, Communities and Local Government, and NHS England

Guidance on Better Care Fund planning requirements, which support the core NHS operational planning and contracting guidance for 2019 to 2020 that also details the Better Care Fund operating guidance.

HSC (2000) 016: Winter (2000) 01: capacity planning for health and social care : emergency care and social care – Department of Health

This circular: sets out arrangements for planning emergency and elective care at local level to ensure that services respond well to seasonal pressures whilst maintaining progress in reducing waiting lists. summarises the arrangements for whole system planning with social care,

How is the NHS performing? July 2019 quarterly monitoring report – The King’s Fund

Since April 2011, The King’s Fund has published a quarterly monitoring report (QMR) to track, analyse and comment on the issues the health and care system is facing. This is the 28th QMR, which takes stock of what has happened

Professional Standards Authority: business plan 2019 to 2020 – Department of Health and Social Care

The business plan of the Professional Standards Authority (PSA) for health and social care for the period 1 April 2019 to 31 March 2020. It includes the PSA’s: strategic objectives business principles regulatory oversight and standard-setting work programme