Remote ECG interpretation consultancy services for cardiovascular disease: Medtech innovation briefing [MIB152] – NICE

The technologies described in this briefing are remote electrocardiogram (ECG) interpretation consultancy services. They are used for assisting in diagnosing and decision-making for people with cardiovascular disease. The innovative aspects are that with remote ECG interpretation, a person does not need to travel

Intermediate care including reablement: Quality standard [QS173] – NICE

This quality standard covers referral and assessment for intermediate care and how to deliver the service. It covers bed-based intermediate care, crisis response, home-based intermediate care and reablement. It describes high-quality care in priority areas for improvement. It does not

Meeting urgent needs: improving out of hours services in Wales – Royal College of General Practitioners

Report from the Royal College of General Practitioners Wales that calls for better use of a wider primary care team, better use of technology, clearer national guidance for those working in the services, and measures to address the wider issues

Transforming Mental Health Provision for Children and Young People Summary findings of consultation events with children’s sector practitioners and parents – National Children’s Bureau

Report of the Young Minds focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.  The focus group consisted of over 80 participants

Consultations with young people on the green paper Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision – Youth Access

Report of the Youth Access focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.

Young Minds: student insights report on green paper proposals – Young Minds

Report of the Young Minds focus group to further understand the views of young people, parents and carers, and professionals on the Green Paper ‘Transforming children and young people’s mental health provision‘.  Key issues identified by the focus group were:

Note for avoidance of doubt – Out-of-hours training for GP Registrars: letter from David Geddes – NHS England

This letter is to all CCG Clinical Leaders and Accountable Officers and is a reminder of their responsibility to commission training support for GP specialist registrars in the out of hours setting, in advance of guidance from Health Education England

Review of the evidence in relation to the treatment criteria for Ibrutinib: Letter from Professor Peter Clark – NHS England

This letter, sent to Professor Stephen Powis, provides information about the re-examination of the commissioning treatment criteria for the use of ibrutinib in previously treated patients with chronic lymphocytic leukaemia (CLL).

Rapid Evidence Review Series: Effective pathway from child to adult mental health services: (LPHO Report Series, number 102: Rapid Evidence Review Series, number 5) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Although there is evidence that young people aged 12-25 years have the highest levels of mental illness across the lifespan, access to mental health services is the poorest of all age groups. This rapid evidence review presents the evidence of

Dental Health Needs Assessment for Cheshire: (LPHO Report series number 105) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Looks at service provision for dental health in children and adults was investigated, with the aim of highlighting any gaps and inequalities based on the new dental contract. A set of evidence based recommendations were drawn up for local commissioners

Dental Health Needs Assessment for Cheshire: (LPHO Report series number 104) – Liverpool University Public Health Observatory

Looks at service provision for dental health in children and adults was investigated, with the aim of highlighting any gaps and inequalities based on the new dental contract. A set of evidence based recommendations were drawn up for local commissioners

Worklessness in the Liverpool City Region – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

This report, looks at ‘worklessness’ in the Liverpool City Region. This report gives an overview of the numbers of people claiming benefits for each health condition in the Liverpool City Region, and looks at interventions to support people with disabilities

Mental health support: an overview of our future work – Healthwatch

Healthwatch briefing setting out their plan of action on mental health and how the Healthwatch network and stakeholders can get involved.  It outlines the beginning of their multi-year programme where they will find out what support people want with their mental

Statistical commentary: health visitor service delivery metrics, quarter 4, 2017 to 2018 – Public Health England

Local authority commissioners and health professionals can use these resources to track how many pregnant women, children and families in their local area have received health promoting reviews at particular points during pregnancy and childhood. The data and commentaries also

Child development outcomes at 2 to 2½ years Quarter 4 (January to March 2018): Statistical Commentary – Public Health England

Local authority commissioners and health professionals can use these resources to track to what extent children aged 2 to and a half years in their local area are achieving the expected levels of development.  The data is collected from the health

CCG roles where Integrated Care Providers (ICPs) are established – NHS England

This document has been produced to reflect changes in terminology and to clarify the policy positions around: whether Integrated Care Providers (ICPs) are allowed to manage third party contracts; and the handling of Individual Funding Requests.

Contraception: economic analysis estimation of the return on investment (ROI) for publically funded contraception in England – Public Health England

Report on how the tool was constructed and presents the main results. The tool pulls together the latest evidence and data to estimate the return on investment (ROI) for publicly funded contraception in England. The flexible Excel sheet allows users