Technology and innovation for long-term health conditions
The King's Fund - This paper, commissioned by the Academic Health Science Network, looks at four digital innovations in health services from the UK and the Nordic countries. The case studies illustrate the potential of digital technology to transform care.ReportMore detail (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - August 3, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: New technologies Source Type: blogs

Resilient health and care: learning the lessons of covid-19 in the English NHS
Institute for Public Policy Research - This analysis of the state of the health and care system in England in the run up to the Covid-19 pandemic finds that underinvestment in social and community care left four in five hospitals with ‘dangerously low’ spare beds as crisis hit. The report calls for a long-term approach for the health and care service in England, to build resilience for any future crisis and to ensure the system isn’t always ‘running hot’ during normal times.ReportPress release  (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - August 3, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Local authorities, public health and health inequalities Patient safety Source Type: blogs

The NHS after Covid-19: the views of provider trust chief executives
This report is based on interviews with thirteen provider trust chief executives in which they discuss the changes they have made to respond to COVID-19, as well as how best to restart and deliver services as we move into the next phase of the pandemic. The interviews took place in late May and early June 2020. The cohort identified three key concerns in  resetting services following the emergency response to the pandemic: staff wellbeing, restarting other NHS services safely, and the long-term impact on health inequalities.ReportPress release (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 30, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Leadership and leadership development Source Type: blogs

The colour of power 2020
Green Park - Ethnic diversity in Britain ’s leadership fails to improve over past three years. Just 52 out of 1099 of the most powerful jobs in the country are currently held by ethnic minority individuals. Of the top fifty NHS trusts, none of the chief executive officer posts are filled by non-white individuals. This new work updates re search conducted by the company in 2017, in partnership with Operation Black Vote.Long read (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 30, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Workforce and employment Source Type: blogs

Covid-19 rapid guideline: arranging planned care in hospitals and diagnostic services
National Institute for Health and Care Excellence - The purpose of this guideline is to help healthcare professionals deliver efficient planned care while minimising the risk of Covid-19 in the context of increasing or decreasing local prevalence. It also aims to help patients make decisions about their planned care. It is for adults, young people and children in hospitals and diagnostic settings. Planned care covers elective surgery (day surgery and inpatient stays), interventional procedures, diagnostics and imaging. It does not include services where people have ongoing outpatient and day-case procedures such as ch...
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 30, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Patient safety Source Type: blogs

A Spending Review for wellbeing
Centre for Mental Health - This briefing paper estimates that the economic and social cost of mental ill health in England has grown in the last decade to almost £119 billion a year. It  sets out evidence-based priorities for how the 2020 Spending Review can improve the nation ’s mental health and tackle mental health inequalities. The focus is on how areas of public spending outside of NHS revenue funding (already agreed) can be used to greatest effect.BriefingMore detail (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 30, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Mental Health Source Type: blogs

Cancer patient experience survey 2020: the impact of Covid-19 on cancer patients in the UK
Cancer Research UK - The findings from this year's survey indicate the impact of Covid-19 on cancer patients, and their testing, treatment and care. For many cancer patients the Covid-19 pandemic appears to have had a significant impact on their testing and treatment, and most notably their care. This has resulted in a negative impact on the emotional well-being of many cancer patients whether they were hoping to finish their treatment, find out the results of their test, have their regular screening, or continue with care that could support them, in some cases for the remainder of their life. ReportPress rel...
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 30, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Patient involvement, experience and feedback Source Type: blogs

The experience of people approaching later life in lockdown
This report, produced together with Ipsos MORI, looks at the impact lockdown has had on those aged 50-70, revealing dramatic changes to people ’s lives and their plans for the future.  ReportPress release (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 30, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Patient involvement, experience and feedback Source Type: blogs

The impact of technology in adult social care provider services
This report of the action research identifies both the challenges but also the benefits for care providers of using technology. ReportMore detail (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 30, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: New technologies Social care Source Type: blogs

The Henry Fords of healthcare : lessons the West can learn from the East
Institute of Economic Affairs - This publication examines the lessons Western nations could learn from some developing countries in fostering innovation and entrepreneurship in healthcare. Health systems in Western countries are “plagued by inefficiency and productivity growth”: in adopting a new approach they could cut costs, increase quality, and reduce waiting times.PublicationMore detail (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 30, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Source Type: blogs

Does public long-term care expenditure improve care-related quality of life in England?
This study employed an instrumental variable approach using conditionally exogenous elements of the public funding system to estimate the effect of public adults social care (ASC) expenditure on users ’ care-related quality of life (CRQoL). The findings show that increasing public ASC expenditure by £1,000 per user generates 0.0031 additional CRQoL. These results suggest that public ASC is effective in increasing users’ quality of life but only to a relatively small extent.ReportMore detail (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 30, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Social care Source Type: blogs

Life on hold: children's well-being and Covid-19
This report looks in depth at the impact of Coronavirus and the associated lockdown on young lives. The charity ’s annual survey of children’s well-being was completed by just over 2,000 young people and their parents between April and June. It found 18 per cent of children were dissatisfied with their lives overall. That is a marked increase in a figure which has ranged from 10 per cent to 13 per cent ov er the last five years and the coronavirus crisis and lockdown is likely to explain the worrying surge.ReportPress release (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 30, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Mental Health Source Type: blogs

Adult social care and Covid-19: assessing the policy response in England so far
Health Foundation - This briefing provides a detailed description and timeline of the government ’s social care response. It considers the role that social care has played in the overall policy narrative and identifies the underlying factors within the social care system, such as its structure and funding, that have shaped its ability to respond. It argues that central government support for social care came too late and that policy action on social care has been focused primarily on care homes and risks leaving out other vulnerable groups and services. Longstanding issues within the system – including und...
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 30, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Local authorities, public health and health inequalities Social care Source Type: blogs

Adult social care and Covid-19: assessing the impact on social care users and staff in England so far
Health Foundation - This briefing provides an overview of the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic on social care in England. Part 1 describes how the pandemic unfolded in the social care sector from March until June 2020, and part 2 examines the factors that contributed to the scale and severity of outbreaks in care homes. Part 3 attempts to quantify the disruption to health and social care access from February until the end of April 2020.BriefingPress release (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 30, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Local authorities, public health and health inequalities Social care Workforce and employment Source Type: blogs

We are the NHS: people plan 2020/21 - action for us all
NHS England - This plan sets out the actions that NHS England, NHS Improvement and Health Education England will take, over the remainder of 2020/21, to support transformation across the whole NHS with a focus on workforce growth and changing the culture of the NHS and support the government commitment to expand our primary care workforce, including GPs and nurses.PlanMore detail (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 30, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Workforce and employment Source Type: blogs

Breathing Space: an evaluation of Orbit ’s mental health programme
Housing Associations' Charitable Trust (HACT) - Orbit, an affordable homes provider, commissioned HACT to evaluate its Breathing Space programme. The programme is a mental health service established to support Orbit clients in achieving positive improvements in their mental health.ReportMore detail (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 29, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Mental Health Source Type: blogs

The Dr will Zoom you now: getting the most out of the virtual health and care experience
This report was a rapid, qualitative research study designed to understand the patient experience of remote and virtual consultations. The project was led in partnership with Traverse and Healthwatch England.ReportMore detail (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 29, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Patient involvement, experience and feedback Source Type: blogs

National Food Strategy: part one
National Food Strategy - The aim of this independent review, commissioned by the government and led by Henry Dimbleby, is to rethink how the whole food system should work, from farm to fork. Part One of this two-part strategy contains urgent recommendations to support this country through the turbulence caused by the Covid-19 pandemic, and to prepare for the end of the EU exit transition period on 31 December 2020. It focuses on making sure a generation of our most disadvantaged children do not get left behind, and grasping the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to decide what kind of trading nation we want to be.ReportMo...
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 29, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Local authorities, public health and health inequalities Source Type: blogs

Readying the NHS and social care for the Covid-19 peak
House of Commons Public Accounts Committee - The Committee's report finds that the government ’s “slow, inconsistent, and at times negligent approach” to social care in the Covid-19 pandemic has exposed the “tragic impact” of  “years of inattention, funding cuts and delayed reforms”, leaving the sector as a “poor relation” that has suffered badly in the pandemic. The Committee is demanding from government a “three-point plan” by September 2020, ahead of the second wave, covering health, the economy and procure ment of medical supplies and equip...
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 29, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Source Type: blogs

Excess weight and Covid-19: insights from new evidence
This report brings together findings from UK and international studies published during the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic. It offers information about excess weight and its association with Covid-19 for the following outcomes: laboratory confirmation; hospitalisation; admission to intensive or critical care and treatment; and risk of mortality. The report offers some important insights into the prevalence, causes and risks of being overweight and also includes information regarding food and drink purchases and physical activity during the lockdown. It is intended to provide insights for policymakers and those in health m...
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 27, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Local authorities, public health and health inequalities Source Type: blogs

Tackling obesity: empowering adults and children to live healthier lives
Department of Health and Social Care - It has been known for decades that living with obesity reduces life expectancy and increases the chance of serious diseases such as cancer, heart disease and type 2 diabetes. In the last few months it has been seen that excess weight puts individuals at risk of worse outcomes from coronavirus (Covid-19). This policy paper outlines actions the government will take to tackle obesity and help adults and children to live healthier lives.Policy paperPress release  (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 27, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Local authorities, public health and health inequalities Source Type: blogs

Ageing prison population
House of Commons Justice Committee - The number of prisoners over the age of 60 has risen between 2002 and 2020 from 1,511 to 5,176 – an increase of more than 240 per cent. A large proportion of older prisoners have distinct health and social care needs. Prisoners tend to have worse health than the wider community – 85 per cent of prisoners over the age of 60 have some form of major illness. The Justice Committee reaffirms t he call of a previous Justice Committee for the government to produce a national strategy for older prisoners.ReportPress release (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 27, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Source Type: blogs

Resuming health services during the Covid-19 pandemic: what can the NHS learn from other countries?
Nuffield Trust -This briefing looks at what approaches other countries around the world have taken to dealing with the pandemic. It considers what might be learned from the approaches used internationally, and how long it might take to fully recover.BriefingNuffield Trust - publications (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 24, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Local authorities, public health and health inequalities NHS finances and productivity NHS measurement and performance Source Type: blogs

The psychology of loneliness: why it matters and what we can do
This report looks at how psychological approaches can help tackle loneliness. It is focussed on older people but has lessons for all adults. It gathers the current research and evidence available to us about what we can learn from psychology, as well as making policy recommendations for how this learning can be applied and help the millions of lonely people across the UK.ReportCampaign to End Loneliness - press release (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 23, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Local authorities, public health and health inequalities Source Type: blogs

Supporting staff to return to the workplace
NHS Employers -With the recent announcement to pause shielding for clinically vulnerable people from 1 August 2020, there will be greater numbers of staff returning to the workplace. This guidance outlines: the organisational considerations when planning for staff to return; tips for managers; signposts to useful resources; and good practice examples from NHS trusts.GuidanceNHS Employers - news (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 23, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Workforce and employment Source Type: blogs

Mental health and primary care networks: understanding the opportunities
This report, published jointly with the Centre for Mental Health, explores the opportunities the emergence of primary care networks has created for improving the support and treatment provided to people with mental health needs.ReportThe King's Fund - publications (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 23, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Mental Health Source Type: blogs

The future doctor programme: a co-created vision for the future clinical team
This report sets out a vision for future clinical teams and how education and training can evolve so that our future doctors are equipped with the right skills to deliver care in an ever-changing health care landscape. It outlines how medical education can be reformed so doctors better understand population needs, develop generalist skills and work effectively in a multi-professional teams.ReportHealth Education England - news (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 23, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Workforce and employment Source Type: blogs

NHS Pay Review Body: thirty-third report 2020
This report sets out analysis of evidence provided by relevant organisations and makes observations on the pay of NHS staff paid under Agenda for Change for 2020 to 2021.ReportNHS Pay Review Body - publications (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 22, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Workforce and employment Source Type: blogs

The future of pharmacy in a sustainable NHS: key principles for transformation and growth
Royal Pharmaceutical Society -This briefing maps out key recommendations under three main priorities: supporting and valuing the pharmacy workforce; supporting an integrated NHS; and innovation. It aims to capture learnings from the pandemic response and explores the contributions the pharmacy profession can make to the NHS.BriefingRoyal Pharmaceutical Society - press release (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 22, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: NHS finances and productivity Workforce and employment Source Type: blogs

Lessons from the last hospital building programme, and recommendations for the next
Discussion paperMore detail (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 21, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Source Type: blogs

Being a patient
The Patients Association - This is the first report from the Patients Association programme of work on patient experience. It suggests that it is time for a fresh look at patient experience. While there is considerable activity in the health and care system devoted to measuring patient experience, the approach is quite narrow and doesn ’t truly capture things from the patient’s point of view.ReportMore detail (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 21, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Patient involvement, experience and feedback Source Type: blogs

Speaking up: how UK nursing staff expect to be valued
This report is a first look at their experiences of feeling valued, and how in their own view, their value is expressed in relation to pay.ReportMore detail (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 21, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Workforce and employment Source Type: blogs

Best Beginnings: a proposal for a new early years guarantee to give all children in England the best start in life
This report looks at the provision of early years services for children across the country, alongside a warning that many nurseries are at risk of closure, hitting the life chances of some of the most vulnerable children and holding back the economic recovery following lockdown. The Children's Commissioner calls for a new Best Beginnings early years investment plan, ranging from Children and Family hubs to midwives and health visitors, to tackle these problems at the beginning of a child ’s life rather than waiting until crises develop in later years.ReportMore detail  (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 21, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Source Type: blogs

Out of routine: a review of sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI) in families where the children are considered at risk of signifcant harm
Child Safeguarding Practice Review Panel - This review sets out recommendations and findings for government and local safeguarding partners to better protect infants from sudden unexpected death in infancy (SUDI). The aim is to identify what might have been done differently and how to improve approaches to embed safer sleeping advice in families with children considered to be at risk of significant harm through child abuse or neglect.ReviewMore detail (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 21, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Local authorities, public health and health inequalities Source Type: blogs

Gender recognition and the rights of transgender people
House of Commons Library - This briefing paper considers the current law relating to gender recognition; the medical diagnosis of gender dysphoria; the current protections from discrimination; consultations by the UK government and the Scottish government on reform of the Gender Recognition Act 2004; and the'self-identification' debate.BriefingMore detail (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 21, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Equality and diversity Source Type: blogs

Beyond the bursary: workforce supply
This report details modelling, undertaken by London Economics, which demonstrates th e level of funding required to increase the number of applicants to the nursing degree.ReportPress release (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 21, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Workforce and employment Source Type: blogs

Misinformation in the Covid-19 infodemic
This report finds that online misinformation about Covid-19 was allowed to spread virulently across social media without the protections offered by legislation, promised by the government in the Online Harms white paper published in April 2019. The report details evidence on a range of harms from dangerous hoax treatments to conspiracy theories that led to attacks on 5G engineers. The Committee calls for the government to make a final decision on the appointment of an independent online harms regulator immediately.ReportMore detail (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 21, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Local authorities, public health and health inequalities Source Type: blogs

Testing times: an ethical framework and practical recommendations for Covid-19 testing for NHS workers
The Healthcare Improvement Studies Institute (THIS Institute) - THIS Institute at the University of Cambridge has undertaken a rapid response project to develop an ethical framework for Covid-19 testing for NHS workers.  It sought to identify and characterise the ethical considerations likely to be important to the testing programme, while recognising the tension between different values and goals. ReportMore detail (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 21, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Workforce and employment Source Type: blogs

Delivering integrated care at neighbourhood level: developing shared working practices
Community Network - This briefing forms part of a series published as part of the Neighbourhood Integration Project. The project focuses on how long-standing local partnerships have resolved the operational challenges that so often hold back the integration agenda. A member survey carried out by the Community Network found that the need to develop shared working practices was one of the four main barriers to more joined-up care at the local level. This briefing focuses on how organisations in Devon, Hull and Worcestershire have found ways to overcome this barrier and establish agreed ways of working across their ...
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 21, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Integrated care Source Type: blogs

The impact of Covid-19 on the health and care voluntary sector
National Voices - The health and care voluntary sector continues to provide invaluable information and support to millions of people with long term conditions as statutory health and care services refocus their efforts on Covid-19. National Voices, together with the Arthritis and Musculoskeletal Alliance (ARMA) and the Neurological Alliance, asked it ’s members about the impact of the coronavirus emergency on their services and their income. Forty charities responded between responded between 17th April and 13th May 2020.Survey resultsMore detail (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 21, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Local authorities, public health and health inequalities Source Type: blogs

Wider impacts of Covid-19 on health monitoring tool
Public Health England -The monitoring tool collates metrics across a range of wider impacts to provide stakeholders with a single point of access. This will enable stakeholders to: monitor changes over time or against an agreed point in time; make timely, informed decisions; intervene early to mitigate against poor outcomes; and understand the wider context on population health.ToolkitPublic Health England - publications (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 17, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Local authorities, public health and health inequalities Source Type: blogs

Covid-19 and social protection in Europe and Central Asia
World Health Organization -This policy paper, written with the International Labour Organization and the United Nations Children ’s Fund, aims to help strengthen social protection. It makes the case that the crisis offers a moment of opportunity to expand and strengthen social protection mechanisms to safeguard health, well-being and livelihoods, leaving no-one behind in country response and recovery plans.ReportWorld Health Organization - publications (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 16, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Local authorities, public health and health inequalities Source Type: blogs

Time to be radical? : the view from system leaders on the future of ‘system by default’
NHS Confederation -The NHS Confederation ’s ICS Network conducted a poll to assess the direction of travel systems themselves would like to see, beyond the emergency response to Covid-19 and towards a possible future vision. The results of the poll are outlined in this report.ReportNHS Confederation - publications (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 15, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Changing configuration of health services Integrated care Source Type: blogs

Primary care networks: one year on
This report assesses the progress of primary care networks (PCNs), a year after they were established. It finds that, while the picture nationally is one of variation, progress has been made in several areas. Many PCNs have significantly expanded their use of digital platforms, allowing more patients to be seen during Covid-19, and built strong new relationships with other partners across primary care.ReportNHS Confederation - press release (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 15, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: NHS measurement and performance Source Type: blogs

Strategic Health Authorities and regions: lessons from history
This report considers what lessons might be learned from recent previous experiences, what works, and what are the pitfalls for this kind of intermediate-level management. A range of senior representatives who were responsible for running regional health authorities in their previous incarnation were interviewed for the report and the issues were discussed with people working in other parts of the health system hierarchy at that time.ReportNuffield Trust - publications (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 15, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Changing configuration of health services Leadership and leadership development Regulation, governance and accountability Source Type: blogs

The hidden impact of Covid-19 on patient care in the NHS in England
British Medical Association - The Covid-19 pandemic led to an extensive shift in the package of care provided by the NHS as hospitals had to prepare for a large surge in patients requiring intensive care. Whilst these changes meant that intensive care did not have to be rationed to Covid-19 patients, data indicates that the shutdown of most non-Covid services, combined with drastic changes in patient behaviour, mean the NHS is now facing a large backlog of non-Covid-19 care, storing up greater problems for the future. This paper investigates the extent to which non-Covid care has been disrupted over April, May and Jun...
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 14, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: NHS measurement and performance Source Type: blogs

Rebuilding the NHS: improving medical pathways for acute care
Royal College of Emergency Medicine (RCEM) - The RCEM, together with the Royal College of General Practitioners, Royal College of Physicians and the Society for Acute Medicine, have made recommendations for the immediate transformation of the urgent and emergency care pathway. As the Covid-19 pandemic continues, the public must be confident that they will receive urgent and emergency care in a safe environment The statement set out some principles and makes ten recommendations.StatementPress release  (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 14, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Changing configuration of health services NHS measurement and performance Source Type: blogs

Levelling up Yorkshire and Humber: health as the new wealth post-Covid
This report, produced together with  Yorkshire& Humber Academic Health Science Network  and Yorkshire Universities, provides a plan to tackle ever-increasing socio-economic inequalities and boost health outcomes in Yorkshire and the Humber by encouraging and supporting more cross-sector working. Health and the economy are bound tightly together and interventions designed to improve health, inclusive growth and wellbeing in Yorkshire and the Humber are in the interests of all local, regional and national partners, businesses and communities and should be a shared priority and endeavour. ReportPress releas...
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 14, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Local authorities, public health and health inequalities Source Type: blogs

Building a country that works for all children post Covid-19
Discussion paperPress release (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 14, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Local authorities, public health and health inequalities Source Type: blogs

Coronavirus: impact on young people with mental health needs
YoungMinds - This second survey with young people by YoungMinds investigating the mental health impact of the Covid-19 coronavirus pandemic shows that many are under increasing pressure and struggling to get the right support. The report reflects the results of a survey with 2,036 young people aged 13-25 with a history of mental health problems, carried out between 6th June and 5th July. It follows on from a similar survey carried out in March, at the start of the lockdown period.ReportPress release (Source: Health Management Specialist Library)
Source: Health Management Specialist Library - July 14, 2020 Category: UK Health Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Mental Health Source Type: blogs