Tag Archives: Community Health Services Forum

Reducing Unplanned Admissions by People Aged 85 Years+ (NIHR / Health Services and Delivery Research / BBC News)

Summary Three sites where hospital admission rates for people aged 85 years and over had risen sharply, and three sites where these rates had declined, were studied in order to investigate local differences in strategies for avoiding the need for … Continue reading

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Guide to the Healthcare System in England and NHS Accountabilities (Department of Health / Nuffield Trust)

Summary This Department of Health guide explains the overall structure of the NHS, following the Health and Social Care Act 2012. It summarises the main organisations in the healthcare system and how their roles are intended to work together. The … Continue reading

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NHS in England: New Structure and Accountabilities (Nuffield Trust)

Summary This online slide-show, from the Nuffield Trust, offers a concise visual summary of the main reforms to management, accountability and funding structures in the NHS as a result of the Health and Social Care Act 2012. The slides compare … Continue reading

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Falls Prevention: New Approaches to Integrated Falls Prevention Services (NHS Confederation)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 10, May 2012]. Summary This Briefing (No.234) from the NHS Confederation and the Ambulance Service Network summarises the findings and recommendations from a workshop … Continue reading

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