Oral and Maxillofacial Surgery: GIRFT Programme National Specialty Report – GIRFT Programme

Report that finds Nearly two thirds of procedures were coded to the wrong specialty, meaning outcomes, treatment volumes and which units did what was hard to measure. The British Association of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons has pledged to start collecting

Care staffing in the NHS: the good, the bad and the promising – BPP University School of Nursing

Report from BPP University School of Nursing looking at nurse recruitment. It finds while it is clear that NHS trusts are having to deal with budgetary pressures and a skills shortage which may be exacerbated by Brexit, they are also

Investigating recent developments in the commissioning system – Policy Research unit in Commissioning and the Healthcare System

Report that finds integration of services was receiving major attention at local level. No particular organisational form was thought necessary to promote increased collaborative working. Rather, changes are being led by detailed joint work between individuals at local level. Sites adapted their

Health for Wealth: Building a Healthier Northern Powerhouse for UK Productivity – Northern Health Sciences Alliance

There is a well-known productivity gap between the Northern Powerhouse and the rest of England of £4 per person-per-hour.. There is also a substantial health gap between the Northern Powerhouse and the rest of England, with average life expectancy 2 years lower in the

Unfinished business: An assessment of the national approach to improving cancer services in England 1995–2015 – The Health Foundation

HEalth Foundation assessment of strategic approach to cancer care in the NHS in England: This report looks at progress in cancer care over two decades. It finds that progress has been made on reducing mortality, and improving the chances of

Leadership in integrated care systems: Report prepared for the NHS Leadership Academy: (Future of Care Number 9) – Social Care Institute for Excellence

This Future of Care paper, aimed at chief executives, directors and senior managers from the NHS, local authorities, housing organisations and voluntary and community sector, is based on findings from interviews with systems leaders and a review of the literature.

Letting local systems lead: How the long-term plan could deliver a more sustainable NHS – NHS Confederation

This paper sets out the findings from a survey of senior leaders of clinical commissioning groups, acute, community and mental health trusts, ambulance services, independent sector providers and voluntary/third sector provider organisations in the English health system. survey and draws

Fair funding for mental health: putting parity into practice: Briefing – Institute for Public Policy Research

The NHS is currently in the process of authoring a long-term plan that will set out what it wants to achieve with additional funding and how this funding will be allocated. This Institute for Public Policy Research briefing argues that

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