SCT screening data flows to the National Congenital Anomaly and Rare Disease Registration Service – Public Health England

Flowchart showing the sickle cell and thalassaemia (SCT) screening newborn outcomes project pathway. The document includes actions for: babies with a newborn blood spot screen positive result clinical presentation of an affected child or infant

Vaccine update: issue 296, July 2019, HPV special edition – Public Health England

Newsletter including the latest information and resources for the universal human papillomavirus (HPV) vaccination programme for eligible girls and boys. The national HPV vaccination programme is being extended to eligible boys from 1 September 2019. The universal HPV vaccination programme special edition features:

HSC (2000) 001 : Tackling violence towards GPs and their staff: the NHS (Choice of Medical Practitioner) Amendment Regulations 1999 – NHS Executive

This circular is intended to help HAs/PCTs/PCGs/practices and GPs implement proposals to address the problems of violent behaviour in General Practice, building on the measures which were introduced in 1994 [FHSL (94)24]. The guidance describes the amendment to the National

GUMCAD STI Surveillance System: Clinical guidelines – Public Health England

GUMCAD is the mandatory surveillance system for sexually transmitted infections (STIs) and collects data on STI tests, diagnoses and services from all commissioned sexual health services in England.  This guidance is for clinical staff in specialist and non-specialist services commissioned to provide

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Diabetic Eye Screening Programme Doncaster & Bassetlaw – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to Doncaster & Bassetlaw held on 21 March 2019.  

Screening Quality Assurance visit report: NHS Antenatal and Newborn Screening Programmes George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust – Public Health England

Executive summary of quality assurance (QA) visit to George Eliot Hospital NHS Trust, held on 8 and 9 January 2019.  

Supporting the health system to reduce inequalities in screening: PHE Screening inequalities strategy – Public Health England

The PHE Screening inequalities strategy is aimed at supporting local screening services, commissioners and others involved in the provision of screening to address inequalities.

EL (88) P 85 : Nursing Pay: Relativities Between the New Clinical Grades and Clinical Tutors and Certain Other Senior Nurses – Department of Health and Social Security

EL (88) P 85 : Nursing Pay: Relativities Between the New Clinical Grades and Clinical Tutors and Certain Other Senior Nurses – Department of Health and Social Security  

EL (88) P 90: 1988 Census of Vacancies for the Review Body for Nursing Staff, Midwives, Health Visitors and Professions Allied to Medicine – Department of Health and Social Security

EL (88) P 90: 1988 Census of Vacancies for the Review Body for Nursing Staff, Midwives, Health Visitors and Professions Allied to Medicine – Department of Health and Social Security

School Sport and Activity Action Plan – Department for Education, Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport, and Department of Health and Social Care

A cross-government action plan to provide pupils with greater opportunity to access 60 minutes of sport and physical activity every day. The action plan: outlines a range of new measures to strengthen the role of sport within a young person’s

A home for the ages: planning for the future with age-friendly design – Royal Institute of British Architects and Centre for Towns

RIBA and the Centre for Towns  report that challenges the current failure in England to meet the need for housing that is suitable for the older generation. From making the current housing stock more accessible through to delivering specialised housing

Social care: paying for care home places and domiciliary care (England): (Briefing Paper Number 1911) – House of Commons Library

Updated House of Commons Library briefing paper that sets out how individuals are assessed for local authority funding support towards the costs of their social care for 2019/20. Key metrics for the social care means-test for 2019/20 are: upper capital

Best practice in the engagement and empowerment of families and carers affected by eating disorders – Beat Eating Disorders

Guidelines that call for all healthcare providers to adopt eight best practice standards, encouraging them to: Have a policy that ensures optimum involvement of and support for all carers as soon as a loved one starts treatment. Train all service staff

Finding connection in a disconnected age: Stories of community in a time of change – Cares Family and Nesta

Our need for social connection is at the heart of what it is to be human. It is essential to our health and well-being, the vitality of our communities and has inspired many of the most successful innovations of the

Prehabilitation for people with cancer: Principles and guidance for prehabilitation within the management and support of people with cancer – Macmillan Cancer Support

Document published byThe Royal College of Anaesthetists, Macmillan Cancer Support, and the National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) Cancer and Nutrition Collaboration calling for changes to the delivery of cancer care across the UK, with a greater focus on prehabilitation

Health in the workplace: Patterns of sickness absence, employer support and employment retention: Background information and methodology – Department for Work and Pensions and Department of Health and Social Care

This publication contributes to the comprehensive evidence base supporting the work and health consultation “Health is everyone’s business: proposals to reduce ill-health related job loss”. This publication provides detailed analysis of: the characteristics of people experiencing long-term sickness absence (LTSA)