NHS Providers report warning that a failure to present the public with the true scale of the challenges facing the NHS risks putting public faith in the health service ‘on the line’. The warning follows a survey showing that the
This spreadsheet provides data on the results for individual NHS trusts against the four priority seven day hospital services clinical standards. These are: Clinical standard 2: Time to first consultant review Clinical standard 5: Diagnostics Clinical standard 6: Interventions/ key
This health needs assessment aims to determine the health needs of the local homeless population within Liverpool City Region and to investigate the extent to which current service provision is addressing their health needs. Recommendations are made resulting from a
Organisations have a duty to protect the health of future generations by reducing carbon emissions and combating climate change. The health and care system reduced emissions by 18.5% up to 2017. While this is good progress, it is still behind
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
Sets out the background of the directive and how it relates to providers when managing visiting European patients who are resident outside the UK but seeking NHS healthcare here.
Supports NHS organisations on overseas chargeable patients, NHS debt, and immigration rules, including guidance on administration and data sharing. This manual of guidance supersedes all previous guidance on the administration and data sharing of NHS debt.
Operational overview for non-NHS organisations within the scope of the NHS charges to overseas visitors regulations. This document provides help and advice on the implementation of the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2015, which have been amended
Information for NHS bodies who need to make and recover hospital charges from overseas visitors. This document provides help and advice on the implementation of the National Health Service (Charges to Overseas Visitors) Regulations 2015, which have been amended most
Explores how the The Montefiore Health System in New York is building primary and community care, managing patients with complex needs, supporting infrastructure, and elements of a high-performing system. A previous long read from the King’s Fund on the system can be
Fabian Society report that looks backwards at the history and achievements of the NHS over the last 70 years. It also looks to the future, in the context of acute financial pressures and growing healthcare needs . The report argues
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
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.
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
Vending machines have been criticised for providing convenient access to food and drinks that are high in saturated fat, sugar and salt (7-12). Hospitals have a role to play in the food provided to staff and visitors as well as to patients.
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
Paper that explores the public’s expectations of the NHS, the balance between meeting those expectations and living within a constrained budget, and the question of who is responsible for keeping us healthy. It finds: The public strongly identifies with the values
Report on three ‘deliberative workshops’ to explore how the public views its relationship with the NHS. Finds that the relationship between the public and the NHS is strong, people are committed to its founding principles. There are several areas where the
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 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