A report from the World Health Organisation assesses the quality of institutional care for adults with psychosocial and intellectual disabilities in the WHO European region. Out of all the quality ratings made, only 25% showed compliance with international standards, suggesting that long-term institutional care in the region has room for improvement.
A report from the Healthcare Financial Managers’ Association explores how financial flows could be redesigned to make money work better in the health and care system. It sets out why change is necessary and proposes a number of radical financial reforms so that benefits to patients are maximised and resources are put to their most best use.
NHS England has published toolkits for quality checkers to use within NHS services. Quality checking is where people with a learning disability, autism or both are employed to look at the quality of the services they use and suggest improvements.