• Child death review: statutory and operational guidance

    17 October 2018

    This guidance sets out the full process that follows the death of a child who is normally resident in England. It builds on existing statutory requirements and clarifies how individual professionals and organisations across all sectors should contribute to child death reviews.

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  • NHS England urged to develop children’s health strategy

    17 October 2018

    A report by the Royal College of Paediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) compares health outcomes of children and young people in England compared with other wealthy European and western countries. It uses historical data and modelling techniques to project likely outcomes in 2030, and recommends that NHS England develops a strategy for children and young people’s health.

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  • Why caring for the people who care matters

    16 October 2018

    NHS England has produced infographics for commissioners to use to highlight the importance of looking after carers.

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  • Improving children and young people’s mental health services

    16 October 2018

    A report from the National Audit Office examines whether the government is on track to meet its ambitions for children and young people’s mental health services. It focuses on how the government decided to implement the policies set out in Future in Mind, progress to date, and accountability for spending and outcomes.

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  • Independent review of London STPs

    16 October 2018

    The capital’s complex and cluttered health and care system is hampering plans to improve Londoners’ health, according to a new report from the King’s Fund.

    The report on sustainability and transformation partnerships in London, commissioned by the Mayor of London, reviews the progress made over the past year by the capital’s five sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs), new bodies established to implement local plans for the future of health and care services. It finds evidence of improvements in services for patients in boroughs and neighbourhoods across London which are often supported by the partnerships, but that its STPs are less advanced than those in many other parts of England.

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