Cold Weather Plan For England Making the Case: Why long-term strategic planning for cold weather is essential to health and wellbeing – Public Health England

This document aims to support the Cold Weather Plan for England (CWP) by providing the evidence of the effects of cold on health as well as what is known about the effectiveness of interventions.

Assessing the Preparedness of the Health Care System Infrastructure in Six European Countries for an Alzheimer’s Treatment – RAND Corporation

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

Improving children and young people’s mental health services – National Audit Office

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

Rethinking acute medical care in smaller hospitals – Nuffield Trust

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

Liverpool Unintentional Injury Prevention Audit – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The Liverpool Unintentional Injury Prevention Audit assesses: the availability, accessibility and quality of unintentional injury data; the types of injuries that occur and their locations; groups of people most at risk; prevention strategies currently in place across Liverpool PCT; and

Be the change: Ensuring an effective response to all in psychiatric emergency equal to medical care: Recommendations from the first international summit on urgent and emergency behavioural healthcare – NHS Clinical Commissioners

Behavioural health crisis is a global problem. Behavioural health is an inclusive term that covers the emotions, behaviours and biology relating to a person’s mental well-being, their ability to function in everyday life and their concept of self. It includes

Improving people’s health: Applying behavioural and social sciences to improve population health and wellbeing in England – Public Health England

Provides a comprehensive and collaborative strategy to enable public health professionals to use behavioural and social sciences to improve health and wellbeing. The behavioural and social sciences are particularly important for public health because many of the issues that undermine

Enhanced Surveillance of Sexually Transmitted Infections in Cheshire and Merseyside 2008 – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

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

Operational productivity and performance in English NHS Ambulance Trusts: Unwarranted variations – NHS Improvement

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

Taking the value-based agenda forward: The five essential components of value-based approaches to health and care – NHS Confederation

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

Sexual Health Needs Assessment NHS Western Cheshire – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Sexual Health needs assessments are commissioned to provide evidence which supports local services to meet the needs of their population which, in turn, will help reduce health inequalities. Assessing needs, using input from those with professional experience of delivering care as well as

Acute medical care in England: Findings from a survey of smaller acute hospitals – Nuffield Trust

This profile of smaller hospitals in England finds trusts struggling to recruit and retain acute medical staff. Services across the country are configured in a wide variety of ways, with little evidence of an ‘ideal’ model for acute medical care

Performance of the NHS provider sector for the quarter ended 30 June 2018 – NHS Improvement

The start of the financial year saw frontline staff cope with record A&E attendances, high bed occupancy levels and improved discharge rates. The sector ended the quarter £814 million in deficit – £22m better than planned at the beginning of

NHS review of winter 2017/18 – NHS Improvement

Reviews NHS performance during the 2017/18 winter period to help better understand the issues and pressure the service dealt with on a daily basis, and to contribute to planning for the 2018/19 winter period. Finds: 2017/18 saw the worst flu outbreak

Health First: An evidence-based alcohol strategy for the UK – Alcohol Health Alliance UK

This report has been produced by an independent group of experts with no involvement from the alcohol industry. It has been written for everyone with an interest in promoting public health and community safety, at both national and local levels. The time

Government response to the recommendations of the Health and Social Care Committee’s inquiry into ‘Integrated care: organisations, partnerships and systems’ Seventh report of session 2017-19 – Department of Health and Social Care

Joint response reflecting the views of the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England, NHS Improvement, the Care Quality Commission and Health Education England. It sets out how the government intends to address the House of Commons Health and

NHS England Test Beds Programme: Information Governance learning from Wave 1 – NHS England

The Test Beds programme brings NHS organisations and innovators into partnerships to see how combinations of technology and pathway redesign can improve quality of life and experience for patients and carers.  This handbook is relevant for programme leaders, project managers

Building the future of care to 2028: Summary: Shaping the long term plan for the NHS – National Voices

This is a summary document of a technical briefing sent to policy leads and directors in NHS England. It presents a detailed account of a coherent vision for improving health and wellbeing outcomes through interlinked actions across the priority workstreams

Falls in Lancashire: An Analysis of Emergency Department and Ambulance Data (October 2012 to September 2013) – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

This is the second in the series of pan-Lancashire Trauma and Injury Intelligence Group (TIIG) themed reports for 2013/14. The report provides an indication of the burden of falls on health services and residents of Lancashire over a twelve-month period,