Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme: St Helens Drug Testing Profile (2014 to 2017) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme (DIP) process generally begins with the police drug testing individuals in the custody suite following an arrest. If offenders test positive for Class A drugs (opiates and/or cocaine), they are served with a Required Assessment (RA)

Criminal Justice Project: Drug Interventions Programme: Sefton Drug Testing Profile (2014 to 2017) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme (DIP) process generally begins with the police drug testing individuals in the custody suite following an arrest. If offenders test positive for Class A drugs (opiates and/or cocaine), they are served with a Required Assessment (RA)

Criminal Justice Project: Liverpool Drug Testing Profile (2014 to 2017) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme (DIP) process generally begins with the police drug testing individuals in the custody suite following an arrest. If offenders test positive for Class A drugs (opiates and/or cocaine), they are served with a Required Assessment (RA)

Drug Interventions Programme: Knowsley Drug Testing Profile (2014 to 2017) – Liverpool John Moores University Public Health Institute

The Drug Interventions Programme (DIP) process generally begins with the police drug testing individuals in the custody suite following an arrest. If offenders test positive for Class A drugs (opiates and/or cocaine), they are served with a Required Assessment (RA)

GP Forward View: Assessment of progress Year 2 – Royal College of General Practitioners

Report that finds several key areas where progress is being made, including: promises of a state-backed medical indemnity for GPs in England more GPs in training than ever before the establishment of the NHS GP health service, which is highly rated

How to produce a Sustainable Development Management Plan (SDMP) – The Sustainable Development Unit and NHS Improvement

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

The Montefiore Health System in New York – The King’s Fund

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

Sustainable County Social Care: A Green Paper that Delivers a New Deal for Counties – County Councils Network

Paper from the County Councils Network that calls for a fully-funded Cap on the cost of social care to prevent services, care providers and councils being pushed closer to breaking point.  It also makes the case that if the government’s reform agenda is

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

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,

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

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

Developing robust estates strategies: Challenges and opportunities: (Briefing) – The Nuffield Trust

The NHS has recognised that the development of integrated care systems requires a significant change to the way planning and resourcing estates has been undertaken. Rather than the conventional institution-based approach, planning and managing assets has to be managed on

Gosport War Memorial Hospital: The Report Of The Gosport Independent Panel – The Gosport Independent Panel

The Gosport Independent Panel was set up to address concerns raised by families over a number of years about the initial care of their relatives in Gosport War Memorial Hospital and the subsequent investigations into their deaths. The Report is

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.

When tragedy strikes Reflections on the NHS response to the Manchester Arena bombing and Grenfell Tower fire – NHS Confederation

To support NHS organisations with planning for major incidents, this report captures the learning from the health service’s response to the harrowing events of 2017. The interviews reflect on key aspects of the responses by emergency, mental health, acute and community services, drawing out

Patient experience improvement framework – NHS Improvement

An evidence-based framework centred around Care Quality Commission key themes to enable board and senior teams in providers to continuously improve the experience of patients. It brings together the characteristics of trusts that consistently improve patient experience and enables them

Developing People Improving Care Together: one year on – NHS England

One year on from the launch of the Developing People- Improving Care, we highlight how leaders across health and social care have implemented the framework.  This involves ensuring systems of compassion, inclusion and improvement, are at the core of the health

Accountable Care Organisations: (Briefing Paper Number CBP 8190)

An Accountable Care Organisations (ACO) is a model of healthcare organisation where a provider, or group of providers, takes responsibility for the healthcare provision of an entire population. There is no fixed definition of an ACO, but the organisation usually receives an annual,