Health maps to drive health improvements

April 2018

General Practitioners

Country of origin: UK

In the National Health Service (NHS), we are interested to know whether people in different parts of the country have equal access to the same quality of evidence based NHS services according to their need. We are interested in the value of the NHS services provided as it is equally important to identify ineffective practice as this can lead to wasted resources and potential patient harm.

In many localities across England, the Atlas of Variation series has been used as a stimulus to start a search for unwarranted variation, and as a springboard to releasing resources for re-investment in higher-value healthcare for local patients and populations.

Resources

Clinical Pain Advisor May 2018 Clinical Pain Advisor is a free, simple to use, medical app that offers pain medicine healthcare professionals a...
Managing Head Injury May 2018 The National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE) has issued an updated guideline on the early care of...
NHS Information Service for Parents May 2018 Parents can now sign up to the new NHS Information Service for Parents to get regular emails, videos and texts, about...
Updated Guidance for the Management of Deaths Resulting From a Flu Pandemic May 2018 An updated guidance document proposes changes to the procedures for death and cremation certification that could be used in...
Revised Pandemic Influenza Strategy May 2018 The Government has published a revised UK Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Strategy alongside the response to the...
Atlas of Variation to Drive Health Improvements May 2018 Why continue to publish, indeed? For the simple
reason that in healthcare, as in health, there is no
meaningful...
Designing and commissioning services May 2018 NHS RightCare is a national NHS England supported programme committed to delivering the best care to patients, making the...
inPractice® Oncology May 2018 inPractice® Oncology is the only point-of-care clinical reference designed to meet the unique needs of specialists. Full...
A Single Source For Patient Safety April 2018 HHS' Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) is a national 'one-stop' portal of resources for improving patient...
Children's transition to adult health services April 2018 The Care Quality Commission and SCOPE have published From the pond into the sea. Children’s transition to adult health...
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