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Local Health Systems: Principles of Re-Design and Performance Measurement (LGA / King’s Fund / ADASS / SOLACE / CfPS / ADPH)

Summary The Local Government Association has issued a list of basic principles for planning service re-design. Local systems should aim to meet these fundamental requirements for improving services to achieve better health and wellbeing outcomes. Full Text Link Reference Shared … Continue reading

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Compendium of Neurology Data for England: 2012-13 (HSCIC)

Summary The Health and Social Care Information Centre (HSCIC) has published a report on neurology, summarising information about the number of neurologists working in the NHS, prescription items for treating neurological illnesses, neurology-related hospital admissions and outpatient appointments, plus data … Continue reading

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Adopt, Improve or Defend: an AID for QIPP (Right Care)

Summary Commissioners in Wigan have developed and applied a systematic approach to achieving QIPP targets. A three-stage process, developed in collaboration with Right Care, involves identifying and addressing variations in local healthcare. Savings of £18m were achieved in 2012-13, with … Continue reading

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Health Investment Tools (Department of Health / Health Investment Network)

[A brief reference to this item appears in: Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 3, October 2012]. Summary The Health Investment website, launched in 2010 as part of the QIPP Right Care Programme, helps … Continue reading

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Secondary Uses Service (NHS Information Centre)

Summary The Secondary Uses Service (SUS) is healthcare data warehouse which provides access to anonymous patient-based data for purposes other than direct clinical care. This facilitates reporting and analysis to support the NHS in the delivery of healthcare services, including: Healthcare planning. Commissioning … Continue reading

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