Sugar reduction: the evidence for action

This document brings together the international evidence on interventions to help reduce the nation’s sugar consumption, as requested by the Department of Health. It contains options including further regulation of promotions, restrictions on the marketing of high sugar products, the impact of fiscal measures and a voluntary reformulation programme.

What works in schools and colleges to increase physical activity? A briefing for head teachers, college principals, staff working in education settings, directors of public health and wider partners

Public Health England (PHE)

This briefing provides an overview from the evidence about what works in schools and colleges to increase levels of physical activity among children and young people. It is aimed at head teachers, college principals, staff working in education settings, directors of public health and wider partners.

Personalised care and support planning

This online tool is aimed at commissioners, planners, clinicians and practitioners across the health and social care system grappling with the complex changes needed to deliver person-centred, coordinated care. Through a series of case study scenarios developed with clinicians, social care professionals, voluntary sector partners and people with lived experience, it demonstrates how different journeys through personalised care and support planning (PCSP) could look for people with multiple long term conditions, mental health problems, learning disabilities and dementia when a radical new approach is embraced

Making time for general practice

This report estimates that 27 per cent of GP appointments could potentially be avoided if there was more coordinated working between GPs and hospitals, wider use of other primary care staff, better use of technology to streamline administrative burdens, and wider system changes. It also estimates that one in six of the patients in the study could potentially have been seen by someone else in the wider primary care team, such as clinical pharmacists, practice nurses or physician assistants, or by being supported to meet their own health needs.

Integrated urgent care commissioning standards

This document outlines the standards which commissioners should adhere to in order to commission a functionally integrated 24/7 urgent care access, treatment and clinical advice service (incorporating NHS 111 and out-of-hours services). Aiming to bring urgent care access, treatment and clinical advice into much closer alignment through a consistent and integrated NHS 111 service model.