This study found that three linked interventions suggest improved experiences around feedback. However, attempts to produce a measurable reduction in prescribing errors are likely to need a multifaceted approach of which feedback should form part.
July 2016 sees the deadline for the production of sustainability and transformation plans – joint plans produced by NHS providers, CCGs, local authorities, and other health and care services (including VCSE partners) for 44 ‘footprint’ geographical areas across England. These will form the basis for long term, place based planning and commissioning of services. This briefing provides more details and provides guidance on how to get involved in your area.
This briefing identifies three big challenges for the NHS in England: sustaining existing services and standards of care; developing new and better models of care; and tackling these challenges by reforming the NHS from within. It aims to offer some practical solutions to help the NHS address one of the biggest crises in its history.
Potentially up to a third of dementia cases may be attributable to potentially modifiable lifestyle risk factors.
This is the fourth edition of PHE’s Health Matters, a resource for public health professionals, which brings together important facts, figures and evidence of effective interventions to tackle major public health problems.
This report, by the Place-Based Health Commission chaired by Lord Victor Adebowole, argues that the NHS must construct a 15 year plan to shift money out of hospitals and into investment in communities. It demonstrates that the health service in its current form is not sustainable, and sets out a new plan for shifting the system to focus on preventing illness, shorten stays in hospitals and help people live independently for longer.