Tag Archives: HWBs

Developing Clinical Senates (NHS Commissioning Board)

Summary Clinical Senates are to be established across the country from April 2013. There will be 12 Clinical Senates in England. Clinical Senates will include different professionals and include representatives of patients, volunteers and other groups. They are intended to work with Strategic Clinical Networks, … Continue reading

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Better Health: the Contribution of Housing Associations (National Housing Federation)

Summary This toolkit gives examples of good practice concerning how housing associations can work jointly to improve health outcomes, with particular emphasis on partnership working with emerging new health structures such as health and wellbeing boards. Full Text Link Reference … Continue reading

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Care in Local Communities: District Nursing (Department of Health)

Summary The new vision and service model outlined in this report builds on the “Compassion in practice” national vision for nurses, midwives and care staff. The model has been developed by the Department of Health, NHS Commissioning Board Authority, The … Continue reading

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Everyone Counts: Planning for Patients (NHS Commissioning Board / NHS Choices)

[Brief references to many of these items feature in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013]. Summary The NHS Commissioning Board’s “Everyone Counts: Planning for Patients 2013/14” report covers the incentives and … Continue reading

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Concordat Between Local Government Association (LGA) and NHS Commissioning Board (NHS Commissioning Board)

Summary The Local Government Association (LGA) and NHS Commissioning Board have signed a concordat (an “agreement”) on working together towards better integration of health and social care. This agreement makes formal the existing partnerships between the LGA and the NHS, … Continue reading

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Guide for Health and Wellbeing Boards (Mental Health Strategic Partnership)

Summary The Mental Health Strategic Partnership, in partnership with leading UK mental health charities, has released six briefings on the subject of developing better local mental health services. These briefings were commissioned by the Department of Health and build on … Continue reading

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Health and Wellbeing Boards from a Telehealth and Telecare Perspective (Housing LIN)

Summary This Housing Learning and Improvement Network (LIN) Viewpoint No. 34, “Get with the programme? A look at health and wellbeing boards through the lens of telehealth and telecare” assesses recent progress of health and wellbeing boards towards the adoption of … Continue reading

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