• Fracture liaison service database: commissioner's report 2018

    25 July 2018

    The fracture liaison service database provides sites with the data required to improve service and demonstrate efficiency.

    This report summarises the findings from the annual audit, including recommendations and results for fracture liaison services by region. The report also explains how fracture liaison services can help clinical commissioning groups to reduce the number of unplanned admissions and to make a significant reduction in morbidity and mortality for older people.

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  • NICE tackles variation in provision of services for adults with cerebral palsy

    23 July 2018

    NICE has published a draft guideline on the care and support adults with cerebral palsy should receive.

    It outlines the steps needed to address the variation in the provision of specific services for adults with cerebral palsy and aims to help local and regional services to provide consistent clear pathways of clinical and social care.

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  • GP contract 2018/19: Enhanced service specifications

    29 June 2018

    NHS England has published enhanced service specifications, descriptions of the services general practices may provide above and beyond the mandatory services in their core contracts.

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  • 2018/19 addendum to the GP IT operating model

    29 June 2018

    NHS England has revised the GP IT operating model. Changes cover practices with cyber/data security requirements and support CCGs with review and re-procurement of GP IT services. The document is intended for CCGs, GPs and IT providers. For queries, please email: digital.primarycare@nhs.net.

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  • Improving access to general practice: updated communications guide and resources now available

    25 May 2018

    NHS England has published an updated communications guide and resources to support commissioners and general practice providers to promote general practice services to patients. Templates for a range of communications resources are available, including poster templates, web banners, social media templates and other promotional materials. Queries can be directed to england.gpaccess@nhs.net.

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