Assurance Engagement of the Mental Health Investment Standard: briefing for Clinical Commissioning Groups – NHS England

This document outlines how the validation process should be commissioned and carried out for CCGs to validate their 2018/19 year-end position on meeting the Mental Health Investment Standard (MHIS).

Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Nora Bruton – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 25 March 2019 Deceased name: Nora Bruton Coroners name: Adam Hodson Coroners Area: Birmingham and Solihull Category: Alcohol, drug and medication related deaths; Mental Health related deaths; Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths This

Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Tamsin Grundy – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 13 March 2019 Ref: 2019-0088 Deceased name: Tamsin Grundy Coroners name: Jacqueline Lake Coroners Area: Norfolk Category: Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths This report is being sent to: Norfolk & Suffolk NHS Trust

Regulation 28: Report to prevent future deaths: Katharine Dowling – Courts and Tribunal Judiciary

Date of report: 14 March 2019 Deceased name: Katharine Dowling Coroners name: Alan Moore Coroners Area: Cheshire Category: Hospital Death (Clinical Procedures and medical management) related deaths This report is being sent to: NHS England This inquest addressed a specific

The range and magnitude of alcohol’s harm to others: A report delivered to the Five Nations Health Improvement Network: A rapid review of cross-sectional surveys – Public Health England

There’s a lot of evidence about the relationship between alcohol consumption and harm experienced by drinkers such as ill health, disability and death. But there is less evidence to bring together what we know about the detrimental effects alcohol has

In plain sight: Workplace bullying in charities and the implications for leadership – Centre for Mental Health

Report from the  Centre for Mental Health on the impact of bullying and the policies, leadership and systems that contribute to it.  This research identifies six recommendations to reduce the risk of bullying occurring and to effectively respond to it

Crisis In Care: What Do MPs Think – Health for Care

Health for Care is a coalition, led by the NHS Confederation, of 15 national health organisations. To inform government thinking ahead of the green paper and the expected spending review in autumn 2019, the coalition wanted to test the views

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

Still No Homes For Nurses: How NHS Land Is Being Sold Off To Build Unaffordable Homes – New Economics Foundation

New Economics Foundation that builds on their earlier report No Homes for Nurses report that finds: Of the NHS sites declared ​‘surplus’ in England in 2017 – 18, 23 have the capacity for over 80 homes. Our research found that, on those sites: Only

Using audit in commissioning sexual health, reproductive health and HIV services: Guidance for Commissioners – Public Health England

Guidance for commissioners on how audits can contribute to assuring both the quality of service provision and the continuous quality improvement in sexual health, reproductive health, and HIV (SH,RH&HIV) services.

Environmental Public Health Tracking In England: Report On Recent Activities – Public Health England

Environmental public health tracking (EPHT) is the use of public health information to support management of environmental and other hazards. The specific role of EPHT is to collect, collate and analyse environmental health data to inform interventions to reduce the burden

Older Men At The Margins: Guidance For Practitioners And Services Providing Groups For Older Men – Age UK

Older Men at the Margins was a two-year study to understand how men aged 65 and over from different social backgrounds and circumstances experienced loneliness and social isolation. It also explored the formal and informal ways they sought to stay

Indication-Based Pricing (IBP) Discussion Paper: Should Drug Prices Differ By Indication? – Office of Health Economics

Increasinfly, , scientific advances are delivering new medicines that deliver improved survival and quality of life across multiple treatment indications. IBP has been proposed as a way to better link price with value. This paper outlines the major issues including

Improving Children And Young People’s Mental Health And Emotional Wellbeing – Local Government Association

The LGA’s Children and Young People’s Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Peer Learning Programme looked at how to prioritise early help and free up acute care for the most vulnerable in order to achieve change; supporting councils and their local partners

Under the skin: Listening to the voices of older people on influenza immunisation – International Longevity Centre UK

Preventing ill-health and reducing the burden of disease is  increasingly recognised as vital in the context of an ageing society, and influenza immunisation programmes are a key plank of preventative strategies in many countries across the world. Rates of influenza

Raising the equality flag: Health inequalities among older LGBT people in the UK – International Longevity Centre UK

New data analysis shows that LGBT men and women aged 50+ have poorer self-rated health and are more likely to have other conditions that impact their health and wellbeing. This analysis has, for the first time, demonstrated strongly that these