Measuring and evidencing the social value of the Mersey Care People Participation Programme – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

There are cultural changes occurring in the use of volunteering, with the literature highlighting that volunteers are integral (rather than an add-on) to health and social care organisations. Since the 1990s, policy has been reflecting this growing change in the

National Bowel Cancer Audit: The feasibility of reporting Patient Reported Outcome Measures as part of a national colorectal cancer audit – Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

A feasibility study linking the NHS England National Cancer PROM’s to the National Bowel Cancer Audit (NBOCA) data to establish the feasibility of the PROMs as part of the national clinical audit. This was assessed according to: the characteristics of

An exploration of the social value and impact of community projects delivered by Widnes Vikings Sports Foundation – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

Widnes Vikings Rugby League club deliver a community programme that involves delivering  interventions to specific population groups across Widnes. As part of this, they are delivering a number of health interventions that combine elements of physical and mental health support. In this report,

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

Event In The Tent Initiative Enhances Staff Engagement – NHS Employers

Improvement in staff engagement using the innovative Event in the Tent, learning from staff about how to resolve workplace issues and develop quality services at Milton Keynes University Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. It took the concept of the big conversation

Towards a sustainable health workforce in the WHO European Region: framework for action – World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe

The framework for action translates the Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030 to the regional context. The overall goal of the framework is to accelerate progress towards achieving the population health objectives of Health 2020, and the

The toolkit for a sustainable health workforce in the WHO European Region – World Health Organization

Toolkit is aimed at policy-makers, human resources for health (HRH) planners and professionals, and other stakeholders, such as education institutions and those implementing policy. It supports ‘Towards a sustainable health workforce in the WHO European Region: framework for action’, which adapts

Global strategy on human resources for health: Workforce 2030 – World Health Organization

The Global Strategy on Human Resources for Health: Workforce 2030 is primarily aimed at planners and policy-makers of WHO Member States, but its contents are of value to all relevant stakeholders in the health workforce area, including public and private

What do women say?: Reproductive health is a public health issue – Public Health England

Document intended to be the starting point to develop a 5-year cross sectoral action plan for reproductive health. Can also be used as a reference point for healthcare professionals to inform prioritisation and planning. Reports on the findings of a

Building the workforce of the future: Learning from Grow with Google – Institute for Public Policy Research

IPPR report looking at the development and approach of Grow with Google, a project which operates through national programmes matched closely to the contexts and needs of individual countries, in six case study countries (Sweden, Germany, France, Spain, Italy and Nigeria)

Childhood obesity: a plan for action – Cabinet Office, Department of Health and Social Care, HM Treasury, and Prime Minister’s Office, 10 Downing Street

The government’s plan to reduce England’s rate of childhood obesity within the next 10 years by encouraging: industry to cut the amount of sugar in food and drinks primary school children to eat more healthily and stay active

Driving improvement: Case studies from 10 GP practices – Care Quality Commission

Case studies of 10 GP practices that had achieved a significant improvement on their CQC rating, through measures such as strong leadership from a practice manager, addressing staffing and training issues, and involving patients and local community.