Tag Archives: Elective Admissions

NHS and Social Care Spending Estimation for Commissioners (Monitor)

Summary Monitor has made available an Excel-based estimating tool to help NHS commissioners determine how effectively their local care economies spend NHS and social care funding. The description supplied with this tool suggests that, simply by submitting some basic variables, … Continue reading

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Transforming Health Care: Ten Priorities for Commissioners (King’s Fund)

Summary This paper outlines priorities for commissioners in the NHS, with a view to changes to the healthcare system from April 2013. “The ageing population and increased prevalence of chronic diseases require a strong re-orientation away from the current emphasis on acute and episodic care towards … Continue reading

Posted in Acute Hospitals, Commissioning, Community Care, End of Life Care, For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Integrated Care, King's Fund, Management of Condition, Mental Health, National, NHS, NHS England, Patient Care Pathway, Person-Centred Care, Practical Advice, Quick Insights, Standards, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Whole Systems Demonstrator Programme: Inconclusive Effect of Telehealth on Quality of Life and Psychological Outcomes (BMJ)

Summary This British Medical Journal articles reports the most recent results from the trial assessing the effect of second generation, home based telehealth on health-related quality of life, anxiety, and depressive symptoms over 12 months in patients with long term … Continue reading

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Whole System Demonstrator Programme: Headline Findings (Department of Health)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 7, February 2012]. Summary The Whole System Demonstrator (WSD) programme was set up by the Department of Health to determine the potential benefits of telehealth … Continue reading

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