• Operating principles for JSNA and joint health and wellbeing strategies

    9 November 2012

    The Health and Social Care Act 2012 establishes health and wellbeing boards as committees in upper-tier local authorities.

    It gives duties to health and wellbeing board members – both the local authority and each of its partner clinical commissioning groups – to develop joint strategic needs assessments (JSNAs) and joint health and wellbeing strategies (JHWSs).

    The statutory guidance to outline the duties and powers relating to JSNAs and JHWSs is due to be published before the end of 2012.

    Read More
  • Management of adult diabetes services in the NHS

    7 November 2012

    This report is based on evidence from expert witnesses and the Department of Health about the management of adult diabetes services in the NHS. It identifies a variation in service provision and quality of care in adult diabetes across the country and highlights the need for improvement in the quality of diabetes care.

    Read More
  • Survey finds UK experience of dentistry is highly rated

    7 November 2012

    Dental treatment in the UK is well-explained, provides good value for money and delivers high levels of satisfaction among patients, according to a report published by the British Dental Association (BDA).

    The report follows the survey of 1,000 consumers to explore their experience of dentistry in the UK and found eight out of ten patients who had seen a dentist in the past two years were highly satisfied with their treatment.

    Read More
  • Radiotherapy services in England 2012

    7 November 2012

    A new report sets out the state of radiotherapy services in this country. Radiotherapy Services in England 2012  explains what the data really tells us about radiotherapy services across the country and assesses whether the metrics for radiotherapy services, established by the National Radiotherapy Advisory Group report in 2007, remain current. The report is aimed primarily at commissioners and service providers.

    Read More
  • Have your say on future NHS email system through NHS Networks

    7 November 2012

    NHS staff can help shape a new email platform for the health service.

    The NHSmail 2 project team has established a presence on NHS Networks to help stimulate conversations about what the new platform should ideally deliver.
    You can find the project’s network at http://www.networks.nhs.uk/nhs-networks/nhsmail-2

    The contract for the current NHS email service expires in June 2013 and work is underway on identifying the requirements staff expect of its successor.

    Read More

Pages

Subscribe to Topics & resources