• Integrated care: organisations, partnerships and systems

    14 June 2018

    A parliamentary report explores the development of new integrated ways of planning local health and care services, which have arisen out of the NHS Five Year Forward View. The report supports the move away from a competitive landscape of autonomous providers towards more integrated, collaborative and placed-based care. However, it finds that understanding of these changes has been hampered by poor communication and states that the government and the NHS must improve how they communicate NHS reforms to the public.

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  • Driving improvement in GP practices

    14 June 2018

    Leadership, communication and collaboration are among the key drivers of improvement for ten GP practices featured in a new report published by Care Quality Commission.

    The report includes case studies of ten practices – nine of which were originally rated as inadequate and, through dedicated effort, improved to an overall rating of good on their last inspection. The tenth practice improved from a rating of requires improvement to outstanding.

    PCC provided support to one of the practices featured in the report. For more information about our support for practice development email enquiries@pcc-cic.org.uk.

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  • Government response to House of Lords report on reciprocal healthcare

    14 June 2018

    The government has published its response to a report on the impact of Brexit on reciprocal healthcare, published by the House of Lords European Union Committee in March 2018, chaired by Lord Jay of Ewelme.

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  • Innovative models of general practice

    14 June 2018

    A King’s Fund report looks at innovative models of general practice from the UK and other countries. It identifies key design features that could be important in designing effective GP services in the future.

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  • Personalised care and personal health budget programme: learning and next steps

    13 June 2018

    A report from charity National Voices describes the role that the voluntary, community and social enterprise sector has to play in delivering personalised care, and shows what needs to happen at a local level to realise this potential. It sets out how personal health budgets are enabling people to make new choices and share responsibility for their own health and wellbeing, while helping them to be active citizens.

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