Hospital Norovirus Outbreak Reporting System: User guidance Version 1.0, updated October 2019 – Public Health England

This document explains how infection control staff in NHS hospitals can report suspected or confirmed outbreaks of norovirus to Public Health England via the Hospital Norovirus Outbreak Reporting System (HNORS) website. It includes case and outbreak definitions which ensure standardisation

Reclaiming the Smart City: Personal data, trust and the new commons – Nesta

This report is about why and how city governments are taking a more responsible approach to the collection and use of personal data. This report brings together a range of case studies featuring cities which have pioneered innovative practices and policies

Which digital skills do you really need?: Exploring employer demand for digital skills and occupation growth prospects – Nesta

Policymakers consider digital skills to be a top priority for investment. They are seen as offering people greater employability and job resilience. But are all digital skills created equal? Finds that demand for those digital skills which involve non-routine tasks,

A Picture of Health: the NHS at 70 and its future – Fabian Society

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

Government Response to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee’s Third Report of Session 2017-19, ‘Genomics and Genome Editing in the NHS’ – Department of Health and Social Care

Genomics is the study of a person’s entire DNA sequence. It has the potential to transform medical care and improve patient outcomes across the world and in the NHS. This response to the House of Commons Science and Technology Committee’s

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

AI in the UK: ready, willing and able? – House of Lords Artificial Intelligence Select Committee

Finds the UK is in a strong position to be among the world leaders in the development of artificial intelligence during the twentyfirst century. Britain contains leading AI companies, a dynamic academic research culture, a vigorous start-up ecosystem and a constellation

Government response to House of Lords Artificial Intelligence Select Committee’s report on ‘AI in the UK: ready, willing and able?’ – Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Government response to the Lords Select Committee on Artificial Intelligence report.  It looks at the reporting of AI, issues of data privacy and the use of datasets in the development of AI.  It also identifies the need for public funding

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

Children’s Public Health 0 to 5 Years – Interim National Reporting process for the universal health visiting service: full guidance for local authority members of staff 2018/19 – Public Health England

Extends existing PHE interim reporting arrangements on commissioning of universal health visiting reviews for children because while the longer-term strategic solution for data collection and reporting for these metrics is the  Community Services data set (CSDS) formerly the Children and Young Peoples

The Automation Impact: Which, when and where? – Localis

Automation is a major point of debate in politics and policy. How it will happen, when it will happen and who will be affected are all contentious questions with multiple, often conflicting, answers. Cutting through the various arguments around automation

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)

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.

Minimum Cyber Security Standard – The Cabinet Office

Developed in collaboration with government and NCSC. This is a new minimum set of cyber security standards that government expects departments to adhere to and exceed wherever possible. Over time, the measures will be incremented to continually ‘raise the bar’, address

Digital change in health and social care – The Kings Fund

Report from the King’s Fund on the use of digital technology in health and social care can improve quality, efficiency and patient experience as well as supporting more integrated care and improving the health of a population. This report shares

Fit for Work: scoping the feasibility of an impact evaluation – Department for Work and Pensions

Fit for Work was an occupational health assessment and advice service looking to address long-term sickness absence, defined as an absence of 4 weeks or more, for people in employment. It was designed to help employees who were on, or

Taking The Value-Based Agenda Forward: The Five Essential Components Of Value-Based Approaches To Health And Care – NHS Confederation

NHS Confederation report that explores how the adoption of value-based healthcare could be spread across all parts of the healthcare system, maximising the benefits for those who use NHS and wider services. It also explores the central challenge of how

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

Charting a course for the future: How London’s startup scene can survive and thrive in the age of Brexit – Institute for Public Policy Research

The purpose of this research was to listen to the views of the London tech startup community about the impact of Brexit on the ecosystem and the role of government at the current time, particularly in relation to the government’s