News

GPs face 'unprecedented' pressure - Future Of Primary Care July 2018 Primary care services face ‘increasing and unprecedented pressures’ because of increasing workload, an ageing population and lack of investment, a report concludes.

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Better value in the NHS - The role of changes in clinical practice July 2018 In a time of severe financial constraint, the NHS is being asked to make productivity savings of £22 billion by 2020/21. However, this report argues that, rather than looking at efficiency and... Read More →
Measuring patient experience of integration in the NHS June 2018 The NHS Future Forum report on Integration recommended that new patient experience measures should be developed to evaluate patients’ experiences across whole journeys of care.

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Guidance on Overseas Visitors Hospital Charging Regulations June 2018 Guidance has been published for NHS bodies in carrying out their duties to make and recover charges for NHS hospital treatment from overseas visitors not exempt from charge. It also includes... Read More →
Primary Care Commisioning Support and Resources June 2018 Primary Care Commissioning (PCC) provides trusted, practical support to commissioners and providers of health and care services including training, development and expert advice.

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Tackling Stress At Work May 2018 The Government has reaffirmed its commitment to promoting better mental health in the workplace to combat the growing problem of stress.

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Infection control advice on Pseudomonas aeruginosa April 2018 The Chief Medical Officer recently issued updated advice to assist healthcare providers in preventing and controlling contamination with Pseudomonas aeruginosa bacteria in special care... Read More →
Managing Medicines Across a Health Community March 2018 Medicines management and prescribing are key elements in trust business and it is important that the organisations liaise effectively on these issues. The guide will help with this collaboration and... Read More →
Human Resources Forum February 2018 We brings together many of the most senior HR professionals and provides them with immeasurable networking, Learning and partnership opportunities. If you would like more information please do get... Read More →
Good Practice Recommendations for NHS Constitution February 2018 From January 2010, all providers and commissioners of NHS care will be under a new legal obligation to have regard to the NHS Constitution in all their decisions and actions. The State of Readiness... Read More →

Resources

Local Authority Child Health Profiles August 2018 A Child Health Profile has been developed for each local authority and were published by the Child and Maternal Health...
AHRQ Offers Toolkits To Prevent Medical Errors August 2018 Toolkits are available from the Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) to help physicians and other health care...
7-day NHS services: a factsheet July 2018 Hospitals and community services are already working together to create a better service 7 days a week. A recent factsheet...
Learning From Serious Failings In Care June 2018 Senior doctors have called for action on systemic failures in the NHS.

A report published by the Academy of Medical...
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...
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...
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...
Start Smart – Then Focus April 2018 The Department of Health has published new guidance Start Smart - Then Focus which will help hospital prescribers ensure...
Health maps to drive health improvements April 2018 In the National Health Service (NHS), we are interested to know whether people in different parts of the country have equal...
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...
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