Friday, 15 June 2018

Driving improvement in GP practices

"The case studies show that a good or outstanding GP practice needs to work as a team – including its clinical, administrative and managerial staff – with a shared vision, values and commitment to improving. This also means working as a multidisciplinary model, recognising the value of nursing teams in taking some of the clinical workload off GPs."

Driving improvement in GP practices
Care Quality Commission
June 2018

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Friday, 1 June 2018

Guidance: Health economics: a guide for public health teams

Public Health England has developed resources to help local commissioners achieve value for money by estimating the return on investment (ROI) and cost-effectiveness of public health programmes. Find out more here.


Friday, 8 December 2017

Evidence use in decision-making on introducing innovations

"The synthesis of results from primary qualitative studies showed that evidence use in decision-making on innovation is influenced by processes at multiple levels."

Evidence use in decision-making on introducing innovations: a systematic scoping review with stakeholder feedback
S Turner, et al.
Implementation Science, 2017, 12:145

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Challenging health inequalities: Support for CCGs

"Health inequalities are currently estimated to cost the NHS a total of at least £20 billion each year so it is imperative to harness the influence of each CCG to challenge where health inequalities can be reduced and greater equality established."

Challenging health inequalities: Support for CCGs
NHS England
October 2017

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Reaching out: Influencing the wider determinants of health

"This report focuses on the different ways in which public health in local
government is influencing the wider determinants of health, what the
challenges are, and where there is potential to go further." 

Reaching out: Influencing the wider determinants of health
New Local Government Network
November 2017

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Thursday, 30 November 2017

Local authorities: Prevention in action

"Since our last report, there have also been some significant changes to the way health and social care services are planned. Every locality in England now has a sustainability and transformation partnership (STP) and plan, which are critical to transforming health and social care at a local level. For this year’s report, we have taken the new opportunity to assess prevention in STPs as well as repeating a review of joint health and wellbeing strategies and local authority Freedom of Information (FOI) responses."

Prevention in action: How prevention and integration are being understood and prioritised locally in England
O Field
British Red Cross
September 2017

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Making the case for quality improvement: lessons for NHS boards and leaders

"In this briefing, we outline 10 lessons for NHS leaders. These provide a starting point for leaders seeking to embed quality improvement in their work."

Making the case for quality improvement: lessons for NHS boards and leaders
The King's Fund
October 2017

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