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

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

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

EU exit update 20 March 2019: Letter from Professor Keith Willett – NHS England

Professor Willett wrote to clinical commissioning group (CCG) and trust Chief Executives on 20 March 2019 to update them on the continuing need to prepare for a possible no deal outcome, and to organise meetings of their executive teams to

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

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

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

Transitions to adulthood: The case for a cross-departmental taskforce – The Children’s Society

One in five 16 year olds experience five or more complex issues. Their age means these young people often fall between the cracks of children’s and adults’ services and are left without support. Many face further challenges as support drops

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