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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NHS England launches open call for solutions for general practice premises policy

17 August 2018

The general practice premises policy review, led by NHS England and Department of Health and Social Care, has launched a call for solutions.

NHS England wants to hear a wide range of proposals, to ensure general practice premises are fit for the future. They are keen to hear about solutions designed to address specific issues, as well as those which would require more significant changes to policy. The call for solutions can be accessed on the NHS England Website and will be open until 5 September 2018.

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Supporting children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities

17 August 2018

Find out how you can support children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) by ensuring that their needs and requirements are met throughout their journeys in health and transition from childhood to adulthood.

The SEND quick guides do this by assisting health commissioners and providers with joint commissioning of services. They provide guidance on developing processes to ensure that children and young people with SEND are fully supported in the best ways possible.

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What patient participation groups need to know about GP online services

17 August 2018

A guide on GP online services gives patient participation group (PPG) members some top tips on how to engage their practice in registering more patients for online services.

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Delegated commissioning application process and checklist for 2019/20

16 August 2018

NHS England has published a checklist and finance template to be completed jointly by the CCG and the relevant NHS England director of commissioning operations when CCGs apply for full delegation.

As of 1 April 2018, 178 CCGs have delegated commissioning responsibilities. NHS England has invited the remainder of CCGs operating under joint or the greater involvement co-commissioning models to apply for full delegation before 1 November 2018.

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Data links route to cancer diagnosis and treatment

16 August 2018

New data from Public Health England illustrates how the way that cancer patients are diagnosed may affect their treatment options. Data shows that patients diagnosed through screening, GP referral or two-week referrals are likely to have more treatment options.

It links individual patients’ route to diagnosis, including screening, GP referrals, and emergency presentations, with the treatment patients go on to receive.

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