Evaluation Of The Implementation Of The Saving Babies’ Lives Care Bundle In Early Adopter NHS Trusts In England – University of Manchester

University of Manchester evaluation of the Saving Babies Lives Care Bundle that demonstartes clinical improvements such as better monitoring of a baby’s growth and movement in pregnancy, as well as better monitoring in labour, led to maternity staff helping to

Musculoskeletal core capabilities framework for first point of contact practitioners – Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance

Framework that sets out the essential skills and knowledge necessary for staff with a role as a first point of contact for adults presenting with undiagnosed musculoskeletal conditions. It is relevant to different types of service provision and settings, and

Emerging concerns protocol – Care Quality Commission

Eight health and social care regulators and other bodies have signed the new agreement to help them share concerns with each other more effectively. The Emerging Concerns Protocol seeks to provide a clearly defined mechanism to share information and intelligence

Transaxial interbody lumbosacral fusion for severe chronic low back pain: Interventional procedures guidance [IPG620] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on transaxial interbody lumbosacral fusion for low back pain in adults. This involves removing a damaged disc through a small cut at the base of the spine, and replacing it with an artificial implant. This guidance replaces NICE interventional

Superior capsular augmentation for massive rotator cuff tears: Interventional procedures guidance [IPG619] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on superior capsular augmentation for massive rotator cuff tears in adults. This involves using a graft to stabilise the shoulder joint, reduce pain and improve shoulder function.

Assessment of government progress in implementing the report on the welfare in detention of vulnerable persons A follow-up report to the Home Office by Stephen Shaw – Home Office

The report examines the government’s response to the Shaw Review. It assess’ what impact this has had in practice. The report looks in detail at healthcare, caseworking, safer detention, oversight and staff culture, and alternatives to detention. The report also includes a

Review into the Welfare in Detention of Vulnerable Persons: A report to the Home Office by Stephen Shaw – Home Office

Report of an independent review by Stephen Shaw that was commissioned on behalf of the Home Secretary to examine Home Office policies and operating procedures that affect the welfare of immigration detainees. It also includes a list of recommendations to

Organ Donation and Transplantation data for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities: Report for 2017/2018 (1 April 2013 – 31 March 2018) – NHS Blood and Transplant

This report provides information related to organ donation and transplantation within the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) communities in the UK. It is published as a supplementary report of the Organ Donation and Transplantation Activity Report 2017/18. This report defines BAME as

Equivalence of care in Secure Environments in the UK: Position statement – Royal College of General Practitioners

Position statement from the Royal College of General Pratitioner’s Secure Environments Group that sets out how ‘equivalence of care’ between secure and non-secure settings should be defined – something that has previously been unclear.

Living With and Beyond Cancer – Baseline Activity January – March 2017 – NHS England

This report sets out baseline activity data from January to March 2017 for Stratified Follow Up and Recovery Package interventions. This is the first time national data of this type has been reported.

Genomics and genome editing in the NHS: Third Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Science and Technology Committee

Genomics has the potential to transform medical care across the world and in the NHS as well as dramatically improve patient outcomes in the UK and globally. The UK is considered to be a world leader in the development of Genomics.  The

Pembrolizumab for untreated PD-L1-positive metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer: Technology appraisal guidance [TA531] – NICE

Evidence-based recommendations on pembrolizumab (Keytruda) for untreated PD-L1-positive metastatic non-small-cell lung cancer in adults. This guidance replaces NICE technology appraisal guidance 447.

Early and locally advanced breast cancer: diagnosis and management: NICE guideline [NG101] – NICE

This guideline covers diagnosing and managing early and locally advanced breast cancer. It aims to help healthcare professionals offer the right treatments to people, taking into account the person’s individual preferences. NICE has also produced guidelines on advanced breast cancer, familial breast

What will new technology mean for the NHS and its patients?: Four big technological trends – The Nuffield Trust

Report that considers the potential impact of the following technologies to improve health care.: Genomics and precision medicine can target treatment interventions at specific sub-groups of patients, potentially making them more effective and opening up new therapeutic possibilities. Remote care can

Guidance to the Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017 – Department of Health and Social Care

This document explains how certain requirements in The Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations 2017 and The Ionising Radiation (Medical Exposure) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018 should be interpreted.  The regulations provide safeguards for individuals exposed to ionising radiation from medical equipment for imaging, treatment or research

Integrated Urgent Care Key Performance Indicators and Quality Standards 2018 – NHS England

This document outlines the Integrated Urgent Care (IUC) key performance indicators and other standards which commissioners must apply in relation to the service.

How good is the NHS? – The Nuffield Trust

Nuffield Trust Report comparing the NHS to health systems in 18 similar developed countries, including France, Germany, Italy, Japan and the USA. It looks at three aspects of what we might mean by a good health care system: the speed

The variation between sub-optimal and optimal pathways: Rob’s story: Sepsis identification and care – NHS RightCare

In this scenario – using a fictional patient, Rob –  a sepsis care pathway is examined, comparing a sub-optimal but typical scenario against an ideal pathway. At each stage we have modelled the costs of care, not only financial to the local health

National Audit of Breast Cancer in Older Patients: 2018 Annual Report: Results of the Prospective Audit in England and Wales for women diagnosed between January 2014 and December 2016 – National Audit of Breast Cancer in Older Patient

Evaluates the quality of care provided to women aged 70 years or older by breast cancer services in England and Wales. The aim of the audit is to evaluate the care delivered to women from the point of initial diagnosis to