Tag Archives: Mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board

Dementia Case Finding: The Potential Disadvantages of Screening for Dementia (BMJ Rapid Response)

Summary The authors of this list of timely and well-considered caveats concerning the introduction of the “Dementia Case Finding Scheme” express a variety of concerns about some potential unintended consequences. The proposal for the scheme introduces an intention to screen … Continue reading

Posted in Acute Hospitals, Community Care, Department of Health, Diagnosis, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Management of Condition, National, NHS, Person-Centred Care, Quick Insights, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Health Policy Under the Coalition Government (King’s Fund)

Summary This review examines the coalition government’s policies on health care and summarises emerging performance issues. Full Text Link Reference Gregory, S. Dixon, A. Ham, C. [Eds] (2012). Health policy under the coalition government: a mid-term assessment. London: The King’s … Continue reading

Posted in For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), King's Fund, National, NHS, Quick Insights, Standards, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The NHS Outcomes Framework 2013-14 (Department of Health) and Cognitive Map (NHS Confederation)

Summary The Department of Health’s updated NHS Outcomes Framework 2013 to 2014 defines the outcomes expected, and the corresponding indicators which will be used to hold the NHS Commissioning Board to account, for improvements in health as part of the … Continue reading

Posted in Acute Hospitals, Community Care, Department of Health, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Integrated Care, Mental Health, National, NHS, NHS Confederation, Standards, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The Government’s Response to the Mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board Consultation (Department of Health)

Summary This document is the Government’s response to the consultation on the draft mandate to the NHS Commissioning Board, which ran from 4th July to 26th September 2012, and which resulted in the publication of the “The Mandate: A mandate … Continue reading

Posted in Acute Hospitals, Commissioning, Community Care, Department of Health, Diagnosis, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Integrated Care, Management of Condition, Mental Health, National, NHS, Patient Care Pathway, Person-Centred Care, Quick Insights, Standards, Telecare, Telehealth, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mandate From the Government to the NHS Commissioning Board (Department of Health)

Summary This mandate for the NHS Commissioning Board specifies the Government’s ambitions for the health service for the next two years. It is the result of a consultation with the public, health professionals and organisations across the health system, held July … Continue reading

Posted in Acute Hospitals, Commissioning, Community Care, Department of Health, Diagnosis, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), In the News, Integrated Care, Management of Condition, Mental Health, National, NHS, Patient Care Pathway, Patient Information, Person-Centred Care, Personalisation, Quick Insights, Standards, Telecare, Telehealth, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

No Health Without Mental Health: Implementation Framework (Department of 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 Mental ill-health is estimated to cost British businesses over £1000 per employee every year; almost £30 … Continue reading

Posted in Acute Hospitals, Community Care, Department of Health, For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Mental Health Network (NHS Confederation), National, NHS, NHS Confederation, Quick Insights, Standards, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment