This service specification describes low secure inpatient services for adults (male and female) to be delivered within a clearly defined geographical area at multi-regional, regional and/or sub-regional level with service configuration determined locally based on population needs and existing service
This service specification describes medium secure inpatient services for adults (male and female) to be delivered within a clearly defined geographical area at multi-regional, regional and/or sub-regional level with service configuration determined locally based on population needs and existing service
Report on oral health survey of 5-year-olds in Yorkshire and the Humber in 2015, as part of the National Dental Epidemiology Programme for England.
Report that finds: there is an increasing proportion of neurological deaths: a 39% increase in neurological deaths compared to a 6% decrease in all-cause deaths since 2001. Two major factors are likely to be contributing to this; theimproving survival rates from
This report is about people who have died with a neurological condition recorded on their death certificate in England during the period of 2001 to 2014. It investigates: the numbers and rates of deaths associated with neurological conditions and their recent
This policy document outlines the arrangements for funding of Immediate antiretroviral therapy for treatment of HIV-1 in adults and adolescents.
This service specification sets out the standards and requirements for general inpatient care for young people aged 13-18 years old including specialised eating disorders services.
This service specification sets out the standards and requirements for the management of short-term behavioural disturbance which cannot be contained within a Tier 4 general adolescent service.
This service specification sets out requirements and standards for the care of young people requiring significant levels of physical, relational and procedural security.
This services specification updates and replaces the existing specification published in 2013 for young people who present with the highest levels of risk of harm to others including those who have committed grave crimes and require care with high levels
Report from the that identifies that malnutrition continues to be a serious problem in modern Britain, with more than three million people in the UK estimated to be either malnourished or at risk of malnutrition. The number of deaths from underlying malnutrition or
Report from the National Institute of Health Research detailing 30 published studies funded by the National Institute of Health Research (NIHR) and additional examples of ongoing research that provides an overview of recent research funded by the NIHR on the support for people living
Brings together international research findings on current long-term care delivery models for older people and assesses the key factors that allow them to live independently for longer. It reports on a three-year project investigated new and innovative ways of adapting a
Evidence-based revision of Our Invisible Addicts, it focus’: Portraying lived experience of substance misuse. Examining public health aspects. Emphasising the importance of comprehensive assessment. Highlighting the relevance of alcohol-related brain damage and physical complications. Detailing the nature, range and benefits of
This document is an update of the ‘Standard Evaluation Framework (SEF) for weight management interventions’, (2009) which was originally published by the National Obesity Observatory, and is now widely used across England.
Evidence-based good practice in addressing the health and wellbeing needs of women in prison. These standards are designed to complement existing national and international health standards and guidance for women in prison.The standards have been developed from a literature review
This monthly release aims to provide users with an overview of NHS performance statistics in key areas. Official statistics are designed to give informative and impartial information about the performance of the NHS. It identifies a 1.8 per cent growth in the
National Audit Office report that warns that if local authorities with social care responsibilities keep using their reserves at current rates, one in ten could have exhausted them within three years. This despite greater freedoms to increase council tax bills and
Report from the Care Quality Commission that identifies that children and young people experiencing mental health problems don’t get the kind of care they deserve. The system is complicated, with no easy or clear way to get help or support or find your
Guidance for employers of health visiting and school nursing teams to help support recruitment and retention of health visitors and school nurses, to sustain the quality and consistency of local services.