Addressing ambulance handover delays: actions for local accident and emergency delivery boards – NHS England and NHS Improvement

Advice for ambulance trusts and A&E delivery boards on what action to take during busy periods and should ambulances begin to queue. This aims to help reduce delays in handover of patients from ambulance services to emergency departments. It draws

Challenging Health Inequalities: Support for CCGs – NHS England

This guide has been created to help identify areas of variation in emergency admissions in more and less deprived CCGs and to promote a discussion where variation occurs.

Building a Britain for the future: Understanding the Industrial Strategy white paper – NHS Confederation

Summary of the Government’s Industrial Strategy white paper and its implications for the NHS. The white paper identifies that: How the UK approaches its ageing society is clearly a critical issue and identifies that new markets for associated innovations are being sought.

Comprehensive Care: Older people living with frailty in hospitals – NIHR Dissemination Centre

Comprehensive Care looks at the concept of ‘frailty’ in older people living in hospital.  It covers four key aspects of caring for older people living with frailty in hospital: Assessment; identifying and managing symptoms associated with frailty in hospital; discharge planning; and

Time to care: Securing a future for the hospital workforce in Europe – Deloitte Centre for Health Solutions

Report on the workforce challenges faced by the health care systems of 14 European countries that identifies the future challenges they face as: Demographics of the talent pool as societies age Changing expectations of reward, work-life balance and career flexibility

Transforming gastroenterology elective care services – NHS England

This handbook aimed at commissioners, providers and those leading the local transformation of services intends to support local health and care systems to work together to: Better manage rising demand for elective care services; Improve patient experience and access to

Adult And Older Adult Mental Health Services 2012-2016: An analysis of Mental Health NHS Benchmarking Network data for England and Wales: (Briefing 52) – Centre for Mental Health

This report summarises the results of a collaboration between Centre for Mental Health and the NHS Benchmarking Network. The NHS Benchmarking Network (NHSBN) is a member-based organisation of NHS commissioners and providers who collect and analyse data on health care services across the NHS. NHSBN have

Sustainability And Transformation Partnerships: Developing Robust Governance Arrangements – Healthcare Financial Management Association

The issue of governance in relation to sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs), accountable care systems and new models of care is a priority consideration on the watching brief of the HFMA’s Governance and Audit Committee. Robust governance arrangements are needed as local plans are

Does Hospital Competition Improve Efficiency? The Effect of the Patient Choice Reform in England: (CHE Research Paper 149) – University of York Centre for Health Economics

Uses the 2006 relaxation of constraints on patient choice of hospital in the English NHS to investigate the effect of hospital competition on dimensions of efficiency including indicators of resource management (admissions per bed, bed occupancy rate, proportion of day

Use of Resources assessment: a brief guide for acute non-specialist trusts – NHS Improvement

The purpose of the Use of Resources assessment is to improve understanding of how effectively and efficiently trusts are using their resources – including their finances, workforce, estates and facilities, technology and procurement – to provide high quality, efficient and sustainable care for

Northumbria Healthcare NHS Foundation Trust: Health and wellbeing as part of the reward offer – NHS Employers

This case study looks at the importance of communicating the entire reward offer to potential and existing staff on how health and wellbeing of staff is a key element of the offer.  It details how the approach had been embedded

Delivering a national approach to patient flow in Wales: Learning from the 1000 Lives Improvement Patient Flow Programme – The Health Foundation

The 1000 Lives Improvement Patient Flow Programme in Wales was inspired by the Health Foundation’s Flow Cost Quality programme, which demonstrated significant improvements in patient flow at Sheffield Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust and South Warwickshire NHS Foundation Trust.

STP analysis Greater Manchester – School of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University

Analyses the STP plans of Greater Manchester to identify its robustness.  This summary has informed the wider report Sustainability and Transformation Plans How serious are the proposals? A critical review.

STP analysis Humber, Coast & Vale – School of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University

Analyses the STP plans of Humber, Coast & Vale to identify its robustness.  This summary has informed the wider report Sustainability and Transformation Plans How serious are the proposals? A critical review.

STP analysis South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw – School of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University

Analyses the STP plans of South Yorkshire and Bassetlaw to identify its robustness.  This summary has informed the wider report Sustainability and Transformation Plans How serious are the proposals? A critical review.    

STP analysis Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and North Durham – School of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University

Analyses the STP plans of Northumberland, Tyne and Wear and North Durham to identify its robustness.  This summary has informed the wider report Sustainability and Transformation Plans How serious are the proposals? A critical review.  

STP analysis West Yorkshire And Harrogate – School of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University

Analyses the STP plans of West Yorkshire And Harrogate to identify its robustness.  This summary has informed the wider report Sustainability and Transformation Plans How serious are the proposals? A critical review.

STP analysis West, North and East Cumbria – School of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University

Analyses the STP plans of West, North and East Cumbria to identify its robustness.  This summary has informed the wider report Sustainability and Transformation Plans How serious are the proposals? A critical review.  

STP analysis Cheshire and Merseyside – School of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University

Analyses the STP plans of Cheshire and Merseyside to identify its robustness.  This summary has informed the wider report Sustainability and Transformation Plans How serious are the proposals? A critical review.  

STP analysis Lancashire and South Cumbria – School of Health and Social Care, London South Bank University

Analyses the STP plans of Lancashire and South Cumbria to identify it’s robustness.  This summary has informed the wider report Sustainability and Transformation Plans How serious are the proposals? A critical review.