Understanding vaccine hesitancy through communities of place
Institute for Community Studies - This UK-US collaborative study highlights the importance of tapping into local knowledge and leadership in efforts to improve Covid-19 vaccine take-up. Produced together with the Institute for Community Research and Boston University in the United States, the study explores levels of vaccine engagement in four locations: Oldham and Tower Hamlets in the UK, and the cities of Boston and Hartford in the US. In all four localities, the survey finds the authorities ’ ‘top-down’ approach to vaccine distribution and education has been ineffective, and that applying a &lsquo...
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - November 22, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Covid-19 Public health and health inequalities Source Type: news

Health and Social Care Levy Bill 2021-22
House of Commons Library -The Health and Social Care Levy Bill 2021-22 was introduced on 8 September 2021. The Levy is to be based on National Insurance contributions (NICs), which is paid by employees, employers and the self-employed. The majority of receipts from NICs are paid into the National Insurance Fund, to pay for contributory benefits (primarily the state pension). A single portion of the income from NICs is not paid into the Fund, but is allocated to the NHS. This briefing provides a short overview of the National Insurance system, before discussing the Government ’s plan for health and social care, its pr...
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - November 17, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: NHS finance Source Type: news

English surveillance programme for antimicrobial utilisation and resistance (ESPAUR): report 2020 to 2021
This report includes national data on antibiotic prescribing and resistance, antimicrobial stewardship implementation, and awareness activities.ReportUK Health Security Agency - publications (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - November 17, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Public health and health inequalities Source Type: news

Life in the time of Covid-19: the 2020 UK consultant census
Royal Colleges of Physicians - The most recent census of the consultant physician workforce in the UK shows that the number of doctors needed to meet patient demand continues to significantly outnumber the supply. It found that the proportion of unfilled medical consultant posts across the UK is at its highest level in almost a decade. Nearly half (48 per cent) of advertised consultant posts across the UK were unfilled last year – up from 36 per cent in 2013. Most posts were not filled because there were no applicants. The three Royal Colleges of Physicians believe a lack of long-term workforce planning is the p...
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - November 16, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Workforce and employment Source Type: news

10 unsustainable pressures on the health and care system in England
Royal College of Nursing (RCN) - Members of the RCN working across health and social care in England dispute statements that the current situation in health and care is sustainable. Action needs to be taken to retain as many nursing staff as possible in light of serious staffing vacancies, as well as high levels of exhaustion and burnout. On top of this, the system is currently dealing with the immediate challenge of rising Covid-19 cases, intensified pressures as winter approaches and clearing the growing backlog of undelivered care to people in need. The RCN has identified ten areas that currently demonstrate unsust...
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - November 15, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Covid-19 Workforce and employment Source Type: news

The local government finance system in England: overview and challenges
National Audit Office - Local authorities in England provide a broad range of universal services, with targeted services for the most vulnerable in society. They are funded through multiple funding streams, including government grants, taxes, and charges for services. This overview looks at what local government in England spends, how this spending is funded and the effect of changes in recent years. It includes analysis of spending on both public health and social care.ReportNational Audit Office - publications (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - November 10, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Public health and health inequalities Social care Source Type: news

Beyond bricks and mortar: capital funding for the NHS
NHS Confederation - Ahead of the Spending Review on 27 October, the NHS Confederation surveyed healthcare leaders across the NHS in England to understand their capital needs. It found that 96 per cent of healthcare leaders fear they will not receive enough capital money at the forthcoming Spending Review. Insufficient capital funding may hamper the government ’s plans for the NHS, impacting safety standards, digital innovations and worsening inequalities.ReportPress release (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - October 18, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: NHS finance Source Type: news

The levelling up outlook: CPP outlook #4
Centre for Progressive Policy (CPP) - This is CPP's fourth levelling up outlook tracking the country ’s progress in reducing economic inequalities in the context of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis. Based on the latest official statistics and other reliable data, it explores how social care is failing ‘left behind’ communities and how the recent social care reforms will do nothing to address this.BriefingMore detail (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - October 4, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Social care Source Type: news

Gambling-related harms evidence review
Public Health England -This evidence review aims to improve the understanding of the prevalence, determinants and harms associated with gambling, and the social and economic burden of gambling-related harms. The review consists of six technical reports and a summary document that provides an overview of each report ’s main findings.Summary reportPublic Health England - related documents and data (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - September 30, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Public health and health inequalities Source Type: news

Free personal protective equipment (PPE) scheme
Department of Health and Social Care -The purpose of the scheme is to ensure that health and social care providers have reliable access to the PPE needed for good infection control, limiting the spread of Covid-19. The scheme has been extended to 31 March 2022.Policy paperDepartment of Health and Social Care - publications (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - September 30, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Covid-19 Workforce and employment Source Type: news

Whistleblowing disclosures report 2021: healthcare professional regulators
Nursing& Midwifery Council -The Nursing& Midwifery Council received 192 whistleblowing disclosures in 2020 –2021, compared to 107 disclosures the previous year. The rise in disclosures is largely due to Covid-19. Around a third of disclosures made during this year were related to the pandemic. The report highlights the collaborative efforts of eight regulators (General Chiropractic Council, General Den tal Council, General Medical Council, General Optical Council, General Osteopathic Council, General Pharmaceutical Council, The Health and Care Professions Council and the Nursing& Midwifery Council) to add...
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - September 30, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Regulation, governance and accountability Workforce and employment Source Type: news

Guidance on the Community Pharmacy Hypertension Case-Finding Advanced Service
Pharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee -This briefing provides guidance for community pharmacy contractors and their teams on the Community Pharmacy Hypertension Case-Finding Advanced Service. It gives an introduction to the service, advice on preparing to provide the service and detail on training and competency requirements.BriefingPharmaceutical Services Negotiating Committee - news (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - September 30, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Primary and community care Source Type: news

Building back inclusively: the evidence
NHS Confederation - This briefing provides analysis of August 2021 data and trends in waiting times, the impact on inequalities and what the NHS and patients can expect unless action is taken.Briefing (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - September 28, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Covid-19 NHS performance and productivity Source Type: news

Tackling the elective backlog: exploring the relationship between deprivation and waiting times
The King's Fund - Long waiting times and growing waiting lists for hospital treatment have been a problem for some time, but now the Covid-19 pandemic has exacerbated the issue and waiting lists have grown rapidly. As with other aspects of the pandemic, this has not been experienced equally. This analysis of waiting list data shows a clear relationship with deprivation, which sees those living in the most deprived areas nearly twice as likely to wait more than a year for treatment compared to those living in the least deprived areas.BlogPress release (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - September 27, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Covid-19 NHS performance and productivity Public health and health inequalities Source Type: news

Ninth two-monthly report on the Coronavirus Act 2020
Department of Health and Social Care - The Coronavirus Act 2020 gives the government powers to take the right action to respond effectively to the progress of the coronavirus (Covid-19) pandemic, for example by making it easier for people to receive their Statutory Sick Pay. These powers are temporary and designed to be switched on when necessary, and off when no longer needed. The act requires ministers to report every two months on which powers are currently active.ReportMore detail (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - September 23, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Covid-19 Source Type: news

The Government ’s response to the Health and Social Care Committee report: safety of maternity services in England
This report contains the government response to these recommendations.ReportDepartment of Health and Social Care - publications (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - September 21, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Patient involvement, experience and feedback Patient safety Workforce and employment Source Type: news

The Government ’s response to the Health and Social Care Committee’s Expert Panel Evaluation: the Government’s progress against its policy commitments in the area of maternity services in England
Department of Health and Social Care -The expert panel evaluated the following government commitments on maternity services: maternity safety, continuity of carer, personalised care and safe staffing. They rated the government ’s progress against each of these commitments using a ‘Care Quality Commission-style’ rating. The government welcomes this report and is considering the panel’s findings carefully as part of ongoing policy development.ReportDepartment of Health and Social Care - publications (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - September 21, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Patient safety Quality of care and clinical outcomes Regulation, governance and accountability Workforce and employment Source Type: news

Good homes for all: a proposal to fix England's housing
This report outlines how poor-quality housing has a negative impact on individuals and can disrupt whole communities. It finds a strong link between our homes and our health, with two million houses (one in ten) posing a serious risk to their residents ’ health or safety. On a purely economic basis, the annual cost to the NHS attributed to low-quality housing is estimated at £1.4 billion for first-year treatment costs.ReportCentre for Ageing Better - press release (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - September 21, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Public health and health inequalities Source Type: news

A reckoning: the continuing cost of Covid-19
NHS Confederation -This joint briefing by NHS Providers and the NHS Confederation, based on survey data from 54 per cent of the provider sector, explains the potential long-term impact of the pandemic on the NHS ’s day-to-day running costs, and calls on the government to ensure these costs are met in full.BriefingNHS Confederation - press release (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - September 2, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Covid-19 NHS finance Patient involvement, experience and feedback Source Type: news

National disability strategy
Cabinet Office Disability Unit -This strategy sets out the government ’s vision to improve the everyday lives of disabled people, aiming to ensure that disability is not a barrier to people living full, independent lives where they can reach their full potential. The strategy has been developed with the input of more than 14,000 disabled people, as well as disabilit y organisations, businesses, policy experts and many others.Strategy (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - July 29, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Public health and health inequalities Source Type: news

When we work together: learning the lessons
This report calls on the Government to learn from the success of the Covid-19 response and continue the increased investment in homelessness services to avoid a post pandemic surge in rough sleeping. In total the report makes 22 recommendations around increased funding for homeless services, changes to the welfare system, partnership working across agencies involved in supporting those rough sleeping or at risk of homelessness, the increased involvement of health services in solutions for people experiencing homelessness and a tailored approach for women, young people and those with no recourse to public funds.ReportThe Ke...
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - July 29, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Public health and health inequalities Source Type: news

Social care leaders: vision for a future workforce strategy
Skills for Care -The leaders of Association of Directors of Adult Social Services, Care Provider Alliance, Care and Support Alliance, Local Government Association, Skills for Care, Social Care Institute for Excellence and Think Local Act Personal have come together to offer a collective vision of what should be in a workforce strategy for the growing sector. It argues that a strategy for the 1.5 million strong workforce must be driven by a shared vision. It also suggestes priorities which should be included in a national workforce strategy such as staff recognition and investment in training.ReportSkills for Care - news (S...
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - July 29, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Social care Workforce and employment Source Type: news

Through the visor 2: further learning from member experiences during Covid-19
This report is from a second survey of BGS members describing their experiences of working through the Covid-19 pandemic during winter 2020-21 and beyond. Respondents represented a variety of professions involved in the health care of older people. These included consultants, speciality registrars, specialist nurses, allied health professionals and GPs working in acute, community and primary care. While responses indicated that many practical aspects had improved since the first survey, concerns remained, including the mental and emotional toll on health care professionals caring for older people.ReportBritish Geriatrics S...
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - July 29, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Covid-19 Workforce and employment Source Type: news

Medical Workforce Race Equality Standard (MWRES): WRES indicators for the medical workforce 2020
This report has a specific focus on doctors and dental staff measured against eleven indicators. The data shows that across almost all indicators, doctors from ethnic minority groups reported a worse experience at work compared to white doctors. This trend is seen across the whole career path from medical school to consultant level. Furthermore, even when doctors from ethnic minority groups become consultants, they report greater levels of discrimination and harassment and lower levels of feeling involved at work. Despite this, the data finds that doctors from ethnic minority groups reported greater or equal levels of moti...
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - July 21, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Equality and diversity Workforce and employment Source Type: news

Chief Medical Officer ’s annual report 2021: health in coastal communities
This report highlights the health disparities in coastal communities compared to their inland neighbours, exploring the drivers of poorer health outcomes and the key challenges these regions face. Key themes covered by the report include mental health, deprivation and health, migration and demography, health services and medical workforce, and the health benefits of coastal living.ReportDepartment of Health and Social Care - publications (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - July 21, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Public health and health inequalities Source Type: news

Attitudes towards and experiences of the NHS during Covid-19: views from patients, professionals and the public
This report is the third and final report from a collaboration with Britain Thinks to understand how the experiences and perceptions of patients, professionals and the public have shifted during the pandemic and what this might mean for the future of the NHS in England. It looks at the NHS across three areas: primary care; secondary care; and community care. It also examines four patient types: mental health; long term health conditions; cancer patients; and surgery patients. Additionally, it looks into what patients and the public understand about the term'health inequalities'.ReportThe Richmond Group of Charities...
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - July 21, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Covid-19 Patient involvement, experience and feedback Workforce and employment Source Type: news

Improving communication between health care professionals and patients in the NHS in England
NHS England -This systematic review was undertaken by SQW. It aims to identify interventions that have previously demonstrated a positive difference to patient experience and clinical outcomes, while also reducing financial demands on the health system. The options identified needed to be interventions that policy makers, commissioners and service managers across the NHS could replicate accurately, with a reasonable return on their investment and at a manageable level of implementation risk.ReportNHS England - publications (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - July 14, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Patient involvement, experience and feedback Source Type: news

Early evaluation of the Children and Young People ’s Mental Health Trailblazer programme
University of Birmingham -The programme was launched in December 2018 to improve mental health prevention and early intervention for children and young people with mild to moderate mental health problems. It is funding the creation of mental health support teams, which work with staff in schools and further education colleges to promote mental health, and provide support to children and young people in their place of education. The early evaluation is following the experiences of the initial group of mental health support teams, which are based in 25 areas across England (called Trailblazers) and work with more than 1000 s...
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - July 14, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Mental health Source Type: news

Build back fairer in Greater Manchester: health equity and dignified lives
This report includes recommendations on how to reduce health inequities and build back fairer from the Covid-19 pandemic for future generations.ReportInstitute of Health Equity - publications (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - July 1, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Covid-19 Public health and health inequalities Source Type: news

DHSC equality information: 2020
This report provides information on how the Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) met the public sector equality duty for its health and care policies and for its workforce.ReportDepartment of Health and Social Care - publications (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - July 1, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Equality and diversity Regulation, governance and accountability Workforce and employment Source Type: news

Covid-19: assessment of hospital-associated SARS-CoV-2 infection and care home outbreaks
This report uses a data linkage approach to assessing the contribution of hospital-associated SARS-CoV-2 infection to care home outbreaks in England between 30 January and 12 October 2020. The paper was commissioned by the Public Accounts Committee, via the Social Care Working subgroup.ReportPublic Health England - publications (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - May 27, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Covid-19 Social care Source Type: news

Mental Health Units (Use of Force) Act 2018 statutory guidance
Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) - The DHSC is seeking views on draft statutory guidance to prevent the inappropriate use of force and ensure transparency and accountability about the use of force in mental health units. The guidance is intended for use by NHS hospitals and independent hospitals (providing NHS-funded care) in England providing care and treatment to patients with a mental disorder. This consultation closes at midday on 17 August 2021.Draft guidanceMore detail (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - May 25, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Mental health Source Type: news

What people have told us about NHS dentistry: a review of our evidence - January to March 2021
Healthwatch - This review of 1,375 people ’s experiences shared with Healthwatch found a lack of consistency across the country when it comes to accessing a dental appointment. Whilst some people were asked to wait an unreasonable time of up to three years for an NHS appointment, those able to afford private care could get an appointment within a week. The review explores people’s attitudes towards affording NHS dental care and sets out recommendations to create equal and affordable access to NHS dentistry.ReviewPress release (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - May 24, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Public health and health inequalities Source Type: news

Fractured and forgotten? The social care provider market in England
This report warns that years of delay to social care reform and a fragmented market has left provider services unstable and without support for innovation. It argues that there needs to be a better understanding among policy-makers of how the market works and an acknowledgement that any reform to funding also needs to address the structural faults.ReportNuffield Trust - press release (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - April 16, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Social care Source Type: news

Unequal impact? coronavirus, disability and access to services: Government response to the Committee ’s fourth report
House of Commons Women and Equalities Committee -The Committee published the original report in December 2020 and this is the Government response. It replies to the recommendations on food accessibility, the Public Sector Equality Duty, the impacts on health and social care and education among others. It also outlines plans for the National Strategy for Disabled Strategy, to be published in spring 2021.ReportWomen and Equalities Committee - press release (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - April 14, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Equality and diversity Source Type: news

Shaping the future of digital technology in health and social care
This report, commissioned by the Health Foundation, provides a summary of evidence for how emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence, smartphones, wearable devices and the internet of things are being used within care settings around the world.ReportMore detail (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - April 7, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Digital health and data Social care Source Type: news

The adult social care market in England
This report examines the current care market and the Department of Health and Social Care ’s role in overseeing the market now and in the future, with the aim of offering insights and recommendations ahead of future social care reforms. It finds levels of unpaid care remain high, too many adults have unmet needs and forecasts predict growing demand for care. The lack of a long-term vis ion for care and short-term funding has hampered local authorities’ ability to innovate and plan for the long term, and constrained investment in accommodation and much-needed workforce development.ReportPress release (Source: Th...
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - March 25, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Social care Source Type: news

Shaping the Covid decade: addressing the long-term societal impacts of Covid-19
This report argues that the societal impacts of the pandemic have exposed several gaps in public policy making that the government now has the opportunity to address. It suggests seven strategic goals for policymakers to pursue: build multi-level governance; improve knowledge, data and information linkage and sharing; prioritise digital infrastructure; reimagine urban spaces; create an agile education and training system; strengthen community-led social infrastructure; and promote a shared social purpose.ReportPress release (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - March 23, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Covid-19 Source Type: news

Investigation into government funding to charities during the Covid-19 pandemic
This report e xplores the Department for Digital, Culture, Media& Sport ’s distribution and oversight of £513 million of the package. It considers how the Department allocated funds, how financial support could be accessed by the sector and where financial support was received.ReportSummary  (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - March 23, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Voluntary and community sector Source Type: news

Welfare trends report
Office for Budget Responsibility (OBR) - This annual report examines the drivers of welfare spending in the UK and this year, it focuses on Universal Credit and the pandemic ’s impact on our working-age welfare spending outlook.ReportSupporting documentation (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - March 23, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Public health and health inequalities Source Type: news

Ethnic diversity in fertility treatment 2018
This report looks at how access to, and outcomes of fertility treatment, differed by ethnic group between 2014 and 2018. It finds disparities in the experience of patients from ethnic minority backgrounds and makes recommendations for the HFEA, fertility clinics and commissioners to help better understand the root of these inequalities so that action can be taken to improve access and outcomes for ethnic minority groups.Report (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - March 23, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Equality and diversity Public health and health inequalities Source Type: news

Covid-19: test, track and trace (part 1)
This report says that there is still no clear evidence of NHST&T's overall effectiveness. It also finds that it ’s unclear whether its contribution to reducing infection levels - as opposed to the other measures introduced to tackle the pandemic - and questions whether this can justify the costs.ReportHouse of Commons Public Accounts Committee - news (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - March 10, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Covid-19 Regulation, governance and accountability Source Type: news

Healthcare for the Armed Forces community: a forward view
NHS England - This guidance is a companion document to the NHS Long Term Plan, outlining the commitments NHS England and NHS Improvement is making to improve the health and wellbeing of the Armed Forces community, serving personnel (regulars and reservists), veterans and their families.Guidance (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - March 5, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Legislation and reform Source Type: news

Opportunities to repurpose medicines in the NHS in England
This report outlines the findings of the programme and the proposed future work programme.Report (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - March 5, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: NHS finance NHS performance and productivity Source Type: news

Code of practice for the international recruitment of health and social care personnel in England
Department of Health and Social Care -This code of practice aims to promote high standards of ethical practice in the international recruitment and employment of health and social care personnel. It also sets out the UK ’s approach to supporting health and social care systems and workforce, alongside safeguards on active recruitment from countries with the most pressing universal health coverage related health and social care workforce needs. It is aimed at all health or social care organisations or recruitment a gencies undertaking international recruitment.GuidanceDepartment of Health and Social Care - publications...
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - February 26, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Workforce and employment Source Type: news

A good practice guide to support implementation of trauma-informed care in the perinatal period
Centre for Early Child Development - This guide aims to help staff and services understand the impact of psychological trauma on women in the perinatal period and respond in a sensitive and compassionate way. It aims to support staff to ensure they ‘do no harm’ through care delivery that, without thought or intention, could retraumatise individuals.GuideMore detail (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - February 23, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Mental health Source Type: news

This report comes with a health warning
This report finds that the health of more than 12 million people is vulnerable to the impacts of climate change, such as heatwaves and floods. It studies the benefits of a net zero economy and active travel on health and the role of the NHS and health professionals in reaching this target.Report (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - February 5, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Environment and sustainability Public health and health inequalities Source Type: news

Impact assessment of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019
Department of Health and Social Care -This impact ssessment is an updated assessment of the Mental Capacity (Amendment) Act 2019. It provides an assessment of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards at present and fully funded, as well as for Liberty Protection Safeguards as set out in the act.ReportDepartment of Health and Social Care - publications (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - January 29, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Legislation and reform Mental health Source Type: news

Let ’s do this: the promise of fixing social care
This report shares the seven key principles for care reform set out by the Health for Care coalition and publishes members views on fixing social care from the perspectives of the user, clinician, voluntary sector and health care leader.ReportNHS Confederation - publications (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - January 29, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Social care Source Type: news

Communications toolkit for local maternity teams to improve communications with Black, Asian and minority ethnic women
NHS England -This toolkit aims to provide helpful suggestions about how to communicate with women of different backgrounds, about the extra support that is available to them, as well as signposting to currently available publications, messaging, insights and templates.ToolkitNHS England - publications (Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection)
Source: The Kings Fund - Health Management Specialist Collection - January 15, 2021 Category: Health Management Authors: The King ' s Fund Library Tags: Equality and diversity Patient involvement, experience and feedback Quality of care and clinical outcomes Source Type: news