These reports provide the results of Ipsos MORI surveys of the views of people aged 50 or over on health, ageing and support. The research explored views and perceptions of participants' own health and wellbeing, health and social care services and preparing for the future.
Public Health England has published guidance on how to optimise the NHS diabetes prevention programme in order to identify those at risk of Type 2 diabetes and help lower their risk of developing the disease.
The General Medical Council (GMC) has made a catalogue of improvements to its fitness to practise processes.
Changes include increasing support available to doctors, and obtaining key information shortly after receiving a complaint to help decide whether an investigation is needed. This process, known as provisional enquiries, has already prevented around 400 cases from going to a full investigation.
A report from NHS Providers presents examples of good practice where community service providers have successfully developed new ways of working, collaborating with other services to improve patient care. However, it concludes that in practice, support on the ground has failed to match the rhetoric, leaving many providers marginalised, underfunded and short staffed.