Tag Archives: Value of Quality Adjusted Life Years (QALYs)

Evidence for Local Action on Reducing Health Inequalities (Public Health England / UCL IHE / BBC News)

Summary Public Health England (PHE) has released a collection of evidence papers on the social determinants of poor health, to support interventions on the social issues which result in health inequalities. Practical advice, and examples of local interventions shown to … Continue reading

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NICE Drugs Policy and the Elderly (NHS Choices)

Summary News of a Department of Health consultation, which involves asking the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) to consider “wider societal benefits” (in addition to the burden of illness and the impact a disease has on patients) … Continue reading

Posted in Department of Health, For Carers (mostly), For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), In the News, Management of Condition, National, NHS, NHS Digital (Previously NHS Choices), NICE Guidelines, Non-Pharmacological Treatments, Pharmacological Treatments, Quick Insights, Standards, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Wellbeing and Health Policy (Department of Health)

Summary The Department of Health has produced presentation slides and a set of short documents reviewing the evidence about: (i) the value and importance of wellbeing for health (mental and physical) throughout an individual’s life-course, and (ii) exploring the implications for … Continue reading

Posted in Commissioning, 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, International, Management of Condition, Mental Health, National, NHS, Non-Pharmacological Treatments, Patient Care Pathway, Quick Insights, Standards, UK, Universal Interest, World Health Organization (WHO) | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Knowledge Strategy: the Power of Information and Public Health (PHE / NICE)

Summary Public Health England (PHE)’s “Harnessing the power of information to improve the public’s health” report explains PHE’s strategic approach to knowledge and information and opens a public consultation which closes on November 8th 2013. “Public Health England (PHE) is … Continue reading

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The ATTILA Trial: Assistive Technology and Telecare to Maintain Independent Living At Home (UKCTG)

Summary This page, on the UK Clinical Trials Gateway (UKCTG), introduces the “ATTILA Trial: Assistive Technology and Telecare to maintain Independent Living At home for people with dementia” project, which is currently recruiting participants. The aim of this trial is to … Continue reading

Posted in Assistive Technology, Community Care, For Carers (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Management of Condition, National, NIHR, Person-Centred Care, Proposed for Next Newsletter, Quick Insights, Telecare, Telehealth, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Psychological Care After Stroke (NHS Improvement)

Summary This report from NHS Improvement models the costs, and potential cost-savings, of psychological support services for people with problems with mood disorders after stroke. According to one model, an investment of £69,000 in psychological care through a clinical psychologist-led … Continue reading

Posted in Acute Hospitals, Community Care, Depression, For Doctors (mostly), For Nurses and Therapists (mostly), For Researchers (mostly), For Social Workers (mostly), Integrated Care, Mental Health, National, NHS, Non-Pharmacological Treatments, Person-Centred Care, Quick Insights, Stroke, UK, Universal Interest | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment