Monday, 17 July 2017

Sustainability and Transformation Plans: Five key questions for planners

"For each STP, five key questions need to be asked:

  1. Will there be enough staff with the right skills?
  2. Will there be enough beds?
  3. Will there be good access to non-emergency (elective) care?
  4. Will NHS care still be good quality care?
  5. Will NHS care be effectively complemented by social care and public health measures?"

Sustainability and Transformation Plans: Five key questions for planners
V Kotecha
Centre for Health and the Public Interest (CHPI)
July 2017

Read the report here.

Friday, 14 July 2017

Rebooting health and social care integration

"This report is an attempt to explain why health and social care integration should be the catalyst to ‘build it around the passenger’. It focuses on making it work for the individual, not creating a more perfect system for professionals."

Rebooting health and social care integration: An agenda for more person centred care
L Booth-Smith
Localis
July 2017

Click here to read the report.

Friday, 7 July 2017

Meeting the public health needs of the armed forces

This resource has been developed for local authorities, local Defence Medical Services (DMS) and those supporting the health needs of the armed forces community in England to help support and strengthen local relationships to meet the public health needs of armed forces populations.

Meeting the public health needs of the armed forces: A resource for local authorities and health professionals
Local Government Association
July 2017

Read more here.