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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 →
Report on the effect of the NHS Constitution July 2018 A recent report considers the effectiveness of the NHS Constitution for patients, staff, carers and members of the public and will inform efforts to fully embed the Constitution throughout the... Read More →
New operating model for the commissioning of armed forces’ health care July 2018 The NHS Commissioning Board has published ‘Securing excellence in commissioning for the armed forces and their families’, which sets out where commissioning responsibility lies for all members of... 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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Regulations on entry to NHS pharmaceutical market May 2018 The Department of Health has published new Regulations on NHS pharmaceutical services, following consultation. Laid before parliament, recently, the Regulations, NHS (Pharmaceutical Services)... Read More →
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 →
Patient Consent for a Blood Transfusion April 2018 The Advisory Committee on the Safety of Blood, Tissues and Organs (SaBTO) has reported on the importance of patients giving valid consent for a blood transfusion. Consent for treatment is an... Read More →
Personal Health Budgets April 2018 A personal health budget is an amount of money to support the identified healthcare and wellbeing needs of an individual, which is planned and agreed between the individual, or their representative,... 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 →
Indemnity Cover For Staff Working During Times of Pandemic February 2018 The Department of Health published a document that describes the provisions in place regarding indemnity cover for staff working during times of pandemic in England. The arrangements by which staff... Read More →

Resources

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...
NHS Choice Framework Update and Easy-Read Leaflets June 2018 The Department of Health published an updated version of the NHS Choice Framework. The framework sets out a patients’...
NHS Information Centre Indicator Portal June 2018 One thousand indicators covering a wide range of population health topics have been brought together in the NHS Information...
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...
Revised Pandemic Influenza Strategy May 2018 The Government has published a revised UK Influenza Pandemic Preparedness Strategy alongside the response to the...
Start Smart – Then Focus April 2018 The Department of Health has published new guidance Start Smart - Then Focus which will help hospital prescribers ensure...
Website on the dangers of counterfeit drugs March 2018 Amid increased concern over the growing epidemic of counterfeit drugs, the National Associations of Boards of Pharmacy has...
Reducing the Inappropriate Use of Antibiotics December 2017 The National Public Health Service for Wales (NPHS) has published its second annual report from its Antimicrobial...
Technology In The NHS December 2017 The report 'Technology in the NHS: Transforming the patient?s experience of care' was commissioned by The King?s Fund and...
Emergency Planning For NHS Organisations November 2017 Guidance on arrangements for service provision during a major incident has been published by the Department of Health. It...
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