Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration: Forty-Sixth Report 2018 – Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration

Recommendations from the Review Body on Doctors’ and Dentists’ Remuneration on doctors’ and dentists’ pay in England, Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. It sets out the DDRB’s analysis of evidence given by relevant organisations and makes recommendations for doctors’ and dentists’ pay

Implementing the 2018/19 GP contract: Changes to Personal Medical Services and Alternative Provider Medical Services contracts

Following the changes agreed to the General Medical Services (GMS) contract for 2018/19, this document sets out the approach to the funding changes that NHS England will apply to Personal Medical Services (PMS) and Alternative Provider Medical Services (APMS) contracts.

Leadership in today’s NHS: delivering the impossible – The King’s Fund

King’s Fund survey data from 145 trusts shows that executive director vacancies in NHS providers are widespread.  Key findings include: 8 per cent of executive director posts are vacant 37% of trusts have at least one vacant executive director role,

The Determinants of Health Care Expenditure Growth: (CHE Research Paper 156) – University of York Centre for Health Economics

Report that identifies a key drivers of healthcare expenditure of growth is an increased prevalence of comorbidities. This and the average number of first diagnoses together with increases in non-elective long stay episodes and non-elective bed days are important drivers of expenditure

Medicines reimbursement policies in Europe – World Health Organization Regional Office for Europe

This report reviews and analyses different reimbursement policies for medicines applied by countries in the WHO European region.  It finds  that while almost all countries provide full coverage for medicines in the inpatient sector, patients can be asked to co-pay for

Long-term funding of adult social care: First Joint Report of the Health and Social Care and Housing, Communities and Local Government Committees of Session 2017–19: Ninth Report of the Health and Social Care Committee: Seventh Report of the Housing, Communities and Local Government Committee – House of Commons Health and Social Care and Housing, Communities and Local Government Committees

House of Commons Committee report that identifies that the combination of rising demand and costs in the face of reductions in funding has placed the social care system under unsustainable strain. In its present state, the system is not fit

Monetizing goodwill: Empowering places for civic renewal – Localis

This report shows there is a gap between what people are willing to contribute towards funding local services and what they provide now. In this report we have defined this as goodwill. With extensive public polling, we have looked at

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

Prototype agreement scheme statement of financial entitlements – Departent of Health and Social Care

This document explains how remuneration is calculated, depending on how dental practices have entered a prototype agreement. The directions 2016 contain amendments to the statement of financial entitlement to make provision for the community dental services prototypes.

National Health Service Act 2006: The National Health Service (Dental Services) (Prototype Agreements) (Amendment) Directions 2018 – Department of Health And Social Care

Extending the dental prototype agreement scheme from 1 April 2018 to 31 March 2020.  Regulations setting out specific terms and conditions for dental prototype agreements.

List of live dental prototypes – Department of Health and Social Care

This document can be used to find out the dental practices in different English regions that have been selected to take part in the dental prototype agreement scheme.  It also lists the remuneration type that each practice has been allocated.

The framework for enhanced health in care homes: (New care models) – NHS England

A primary goal of health and social care services is to support people in their own home for as long as possible. If this is no longer possible, we must ensure that the best possible care is provided to those in residential

How to fix the funding of health and social care – Institute for Government

The UK’s health and social care services face long-standing pressures. Successive governments have known about these challenges for years, but failed to adequately deal with them. As a result, there is a growing funding gap. This report examines how to

Cost, Context and Decisions in Health Economics and Cost-Effectiveness Analysis: (CHE Research Paper 154) – University of York Centre for Health Economics

Cost in health economics is necessarily associated with a decision. It varies according to the contextof that decision: whether about inputs or outputs, the alternatives, its timing, the nature of the commitment to following a decision, who the decision maker

Diagnosis Critical: Launching an inquiry into health and social care in England – Centre for Progessive Policy

Think Tank report from the Centre for Progessive Policy that finds that: Even if a trust improves its financial position by 10 percentage points the standards for elective care would still not be met, although this would make them likely to

Better health and care for all: A 10-point plan for the 2020s: The final report of the Lord Darzi Review of Health and Care – Institute for Public Policy Research

This final report of the Lord Darzi Review puts forward a 10-point plan to achieve this, as well as a 10-point offer to the public which sets out what the health and care system will be able to offer if

Annual Review: Global Health Security Programme Vaccines Project – Department of Health and Social Care

Annual review of the Vaccines Project between October 2016 and March 2018.  This annual review document provides reflection on project management, finance and lessons learned. The next annual review will be completed in April 2019. The Department of Health and Social