Health and wellbeing boards: A practical guide to governance and constitutional issues – Local Government Association

This guide is intended to support councils in a practical way in interpreting and implementing constitutional and governance aspects of the legislation. It has no statutory standing, nor does it constitute non-statutory guidance. It is too soon in the development

HSC (2000) 008 : 2000/01 HCHS capital allocations policy on capital to revenue transfers: changes to the NHS Trust financial regime – NHS Executive

This HSC details: part one, allocation of capital resources available for Hospital and Community Health Services (HCHS) in 2000/01; part two, the policy on capital to revenue transfers; part three,changes to the NHS Trust Financial Regime.

HSC (2000) 005 LAC (2000) 005 : Primary care trusts and group allowances – Department of Health

This guidance sets out the allowances payable to or for: Chairs and Board Members of Primary Care Groups; Chairs and non-executive members of Primary Care Trust Boards; PCT Executive Committee Chairs and Professional Members. It also provides a framework for

Heatwaves: adapting to climate change: Ninth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Environmental Audit Committee

The average number of heat-related deaths in the UK is expected to more than triple to 7,000 a year by the 2050s. Older people are particularly vulnerable and suffer increased fatalities from cardiac and respiratory disease during heatwaves. As the

Spotlight on the 10 High Impact Actions – Royal College of General Practitioners

Royal College of General Practitioners research on the effectiveness of NHS England’s Time for Care Programme, specifically its 10 High Impact Actions: a range of initiatives that were introduced with the aim of increasing capacity in general practice and reducing

The homelessness monitor: England 2018 – Crisis

Longitudinal study that finds that homelessness is rising across the country and in particular outside the capital. The number of homeless families and individuals placed in temporary accommodation jumped to 78,000 last year, an 8% rise on the year and

Multimorbidity: a priority for global health research – Academy of Medical Sciences

This report summarises evidence about the burden, determinants, prevention and treatment of multimorbidity.  It finds causes are poorly understood, strategies for prevention are lacking and concludes that without a better understanding of multimorbidity, it will not be possible to plan

Barriers To Uptake Of Minimal Access Surgery In The United Kingdom – Office of Health Economics

The utilisation of minimal access techniques is highly variable across the United Kingdom (UK), and low for many procedures (for example in England less than a quarter of hysterectomies are performed using MAS). This is despite there being a growing

Screening Quality Assurance visit report NHS Antenatal and Newborn Screening Programmes: Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust

Executive summary of quality assurance visit to Luton and Dunstable University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust held on 12 and 13 July 2017.  Identifies 11 high priority findings: resources for antenatal sonography should be reviewed to ensure that PHE requirements are met the Trust’s

2016 Emergency Department Survey Statistical release – Care Quality Commission

Report from the Care Quality Commission that finds Emergency department services are working under increasing pressure, and facing increasing challenges, with the number of attendances rising every year.