• Digital maturity of maternity services

    14 November 2018

    NHS England has published a “digital maturity assessment” of maternity services across England, described as a baseline for improvement at both a national and local level.

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  • Health care needs of people with multiple conditions

    14 November 2018

    A Health Foundation report found that one in four adults in England (14.2 million people) had two or more health conditions. This group accounts for over half (55%) of hospital admissions and outpatient visits and three-quarters (75%) of primary care prescriptions. The report also found that people in the most deprived areas had developed two or more conditions by the age of 61, ten years earlier than those in the least deprived areas.

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  • LGBT in Britain: health report

    13 November 2018

    Stonewall commissioned YouGov to carry out a survey asking more than 5,000 lesbian, gay, bi and trans (LGBT) people across England, Scotland and Wales about their life in Britain today. This report, part of a series based on the research, looks at mental health and wellbeing of LGBT people and investigates the specific experiences of LGBT people when accessing health care services. This study shows the rates of depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions among LGBT people. It also looks into the accessibility of health care services and the discrimination LGBT people face when seeking medical support.

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  • Latest figures on prescribing for diabetes

    13 November 2018

    NHS Digital has published its latest annual report on prescribing for diabetes covering the ten years to 2017/18.

    It examines prescribing trends on medicines prescribed in primary care in England for the treatment and monitoring of diabetes during the period April 2007 to March 2018.

    The report shows the number of items prescribed for diabetes as well as the total net ingredient cost.

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  • Resources to help reduce delayed transfers of care

    13 November 2018

    New guides from NHS England aim to help health and social care colleagues to use every opportunity to prevent delayed transfers of care. The guides help staff to demonstrate that staying in hospital for longer than necessary is bad for patients.

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