Tag Archives: Joint Strategic Needs Assessments

PHE Data and Knowledge Information Portal (Department of Health / Public Health England)

Summary The PHE Data and Knowledge Gateway offers public health professionals access to numerous analytical tools and information resources via a single portal. “Over 100 tools are available through the gateway. They cover a wide range of public health areas, … Continue reading

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RCGP Commissioning Guide on End of Life Care (RCGP)

Summary The Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) has released “RCGP Commissioning Guidance in End of Life Care” to provide GPs and clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) with a six-step framework to support the delivery of improvements in the health, social care and … Continue reading

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NHS Constitution for England Updated (Department of Health)

Summary An updated NHS Constitution has been released to coincide with publication of the Department of Health’s official response to the Francis Inquiry report, “Patients first and foremost”. The NHS Constitution encapsulates the principles and values of the NHS in … Continue reading

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Prospects of Health and Wellbeing Boards (Smith Institute)

Summary Health and wellbeing boards have the potential to improve integrated care and provide more democratic approaches to developing shared plans for local populations. Effective relationships and adequate resources are required for them to be effective. Chapters include: Development of … Continue reading

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Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework 2013/14 (Department of Health)

Summary The Department of Health’s revised Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework for 2013/14 supersedes the 2012/13 framework. The updated framework includes new measures and has been re-aligned with the NHS Outcomes Framework 2013 – 2014 and the Public Health Outcomes Framework 2013 – … Continue reading

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London Health and Wellbeing Board Partnership Support Programme: Continued (NHS London)

Summary The Government’s Health and Social Care Act creates statutory Health and Wellbeing Boards in each Local Authority. Their aim is to improve health services and care services, and to promote the health and wellbeing of local people. Health and … Continue reading

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Health and Social Care Reform: Making it Work for Mental Health (APPG on Mental Health)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary This report from the All Party Parliamentary Group on Mental Health represents the results of a one … 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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Implementing Health and Wellbeing Boards (Capita’s 2nd National Conference)

Summary Health and Wellbeing Boards are the bodies having the responsibility for commissioning care and improving democratic decision-making at a local level regarding local health and social care priorities.  Capita’s 2nd Implementing Health and Wellbeing Boards Conference (London, April 23rd 2012) promises to offer opportunities … Continue reading

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Health and Wellbeing Boards: Opportunities to Improve the Health and Well-Being of BAME Carers (Carers UK)

Summary This document presents Carers UK’s work on Black Asian Minority Ethnic (BAME) carer health and wellbeing, including contributions from an expert seminar hosted by Carers UK in December 2011. It explains the structure of Health and Wellbeing Boards and … Continue reading

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