Tag Archives: Joint Health and Wellbeing Strategy (JHWBS)

Review of Progress on Services for People With Neurological Conditions (NAO / BMJ / BBC News)

Summary This National Audit Office (NAO) report indicates mixed progress against the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee’s (2012) recommendations for improving services and achieving better outcomes for people with neurological conditions. The three recommendations against which progress has been … Continue reading

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Health and Wellbeing Boards (King’s Fund)

Summary Reforms to the health and social care system in the Health and Social Care Act have placed an emphasis on integrated care. The establishment of statutory health and wellbeing boards is intended to encourage local authorities to adopt a … Continue reading

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Commissioning Effective Dementia Services in the New World (Alzheimer’s Society and MHP Health Mandate)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 2 Issue 6, January 2012]. Summary This report looks at the impact of current policy on the commissioning of effective dementia services. It offers 20 recommendations … Continue reading

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