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NHS Outcomes Framework Indicators: December 2013 (HSCIC)

Summary Diagnosis is an important factor for the quality of life of people with dementia. The indicator “Estimated diagnosis rate for people with dementia” (2.6.i) aims to capture the quality of life of people with dementia. It identifies the proportion … Continue reading

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The NHS Outcomes Framework 2014-15 (Department of Health)

Summary The NHS Outcomes Framework 2014 to 2015 presents the outcomes, and the corresponding indicators, which are to be used for holding NHS England to account regarding improvements in health outcomes. The updated NHS Outcomes Framework includes a report on … Continue reading

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The NHS Mandate: a Mandate from the Government to NHS England, April 2013 to March 2015 (Department of Health)

Summary This updated mandate describes the renewed ambitions for the health service, for the period 2013 – 2015. As with previous editions, it is structured around the five key areas where NHS England (previously called the NHS Commissioning Board) is … Continue reading

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Nutritional Care for People with Long-Term Conditions (BDA)

Summary The title of this report, produced by the British Dietetic Association (BDA), is self-explanatory. Full Text Link Reference The value of nutritional care in helping the NHS to deliver on the NHS Outcomes Framework: an assessment of how delivering … Continue reading

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NHS Improving Quality (NHS IQ)

Summary NHS Improving Quality (NHS IQ) was established on April 1st 2013. NHS IQ is the driving force for improvement across the NHS in England, and is hosted by NHS England. NHS IQ is an improvement organisation geared to the needs and challenges of … Continue reading

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Whole-Person Care: Towards Parity Between Mental and Physical Health (Royal College of Psychiatrists)

Summary This Royal College of Psychiatrists report discusses steps to achieve greater “parity of esteem” for mental health compared with physical health services. “…mental health does not receive the same attention as physical health. People with mental health problems frequently … Continue reading

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Dementia Care: Examples of Best Practice Required (NCCSC / NICE / SCIE)

Summary The NICE Collaborating Centre for Social Care (NCCSC) and NICE are working on two resources to support the implementation of the NICE Quality Standard QS30: “Supporting people to live well with dementia”. One resource will cover what the Quality … Continue reading

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Refreshing the NHS Mandate (Department of Health)

Summary The government is consulting on an update to the Mandate to NHS England for 2014 to 2015. The NHS Mandate (published first in November 2012) defines the government’s ambitions for the NHS and relates these to the funding available. The … Continue reading

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