Report from the BMA that identifies the following measures are required to save general practice. Recurrent and sustainable funding and resources A workforce strategy that is recurrently funded to enable an expansion A sustainable, long-term indemnity package for general practice Enabling practices
An Industry Coalition Group of clinicians, senior leaders in hospitals, primary care, the central bodies, charities and the private sector met earlier this year to take on the challenge of re-energising the NHS approach to handling rising demand, hospital debt, slow
Report from the thinktank Reform that identifies Estonia, Dubai and Australia are trialing the use of blockchain to transform identity management and the UK must do the same if it is to lead the group of digitally enabled nations. Blockchain is a unique
Document that sets out the agreed next steps, ways of working and indicative timelines to implement the recommendations of the McNeil review of Public Health England’s data collection and data management functions.
Reviews Public Health England’s Data Collection and Data Management Functions and makes recommendations on whether these activities might be better managed by NHS Digital. A high-level implementation plan accompanies the review and outlines how the recommendations will by jointly implemented
This paper outlines how the government and national health and care organisations aim to use information technology within current programmes, to improve health and social care services in England. It is aimed at Patients and their Carers to give them
This Guidance supports the implementation of the Information Standard for Sexual Orientation Monitoring; the standard provides the mechanism for recording the sexual orientation of all patients/service users aged 16 years and over across all health services and Local Authorities with responsibilities for Adult social
Briefing from the NHS Confederation that identifies that as a non-executive director (NEDs), understanding an organisation’s data is an essential part of providing effective oversight and driving improvement. This guide will help NEDs to better understand NHS data and how it can be used
This case study describes how Chelsea and Westminster Hospital NHS Foundation Trust has significantly reduced their agency spend by developing an app which allows locums to easily self-roster. Find out how the app, LocumTap has increased bank use from 30 to
Report on the Accelerated Access Review (AAR) that sets out how it will work with industry and the health system to create a streamlined and sophisticated approvals system so that cost-effective breakthrough products – be they drugs,devices, digital or diagnostics
Report highlighting the significant difficulties patients and some healthcare professionals face in using evidence from research to judge the benefits and harms of medicines, and calls for concerted action to improve the information patients receive. It calls for a range
This report aims to chart the impact of digital technology on the NHS in London over recent months. It follows a number of leaders of healthcare organisations in London and asks them why they made the decision to use a digital solution, what benefits they
Guide that describes how clinical audit can be used by commissioners to assure both quality and drive continuous improvement in patient care.
This guide describes how Information Governance laws and principles apply to the use of personal data in local or regional multi-agency healthcare quality improvement studies such as clinical audit, productivity reviews, intervention testing, and service evaluation.
Increasingly, giving the best treatment to a patient depends on the contributions of a number of health and social care professionals. These individuals will be drawn from a range of organisations, and from a broad geography. If they are to work together effectively,
Report from Ericsson that argues that the next generation of mobile networks will enable the move of care closer to home and greater patient access to data. It considers the impact of 5G on the future of health care and its
Report from considering the Academy of Medical Royal Colleges use of data and technology in healthcare and concludes that uptake has been slow. It finds that there is now an increasing focus on learning how to use technologies to improve delivery of
Occaisional paper from Newchurch that looks at the approach of the NHS in England to productivity improvement half-way through the implementation of NHS Engand’s ‘Five Year Forward View’ (5YFV). It discusses the prevailing approach to productivity and technology in the NHS
There are rising numbers of disabled children with complex needs and/or lifelimiting conditions, who, with their families, are likely to need support from health, education and social care continuously or at times throughout their life. This report aims explore what