National Health Service (NHS)

Report

14 Aug 2019
62

This report showcases where National Health Service (NHS) organisations are already implementing anchor practices, and outlines how decision makers across the health care system can maximise the contribution the NHS makes to the social, economic and environmental conditions that shape good health.

Working paper

5 Aug 2019
27

This paper discusses why this is a particular moment for the NHS and Genomics England (GE), as they structure the commercial relationships with companies accessing the 100K Genomes database.

Report

31 Jul 2019
173

The report defines the digital health information that should be shared, by consulting widely with people who use services, health and care professionals. The consultation was conducted across the four nations, because the information needed to provide safe, high quality care should follow the person...

Briefing paper

25 Jul 2019
99

This briefing presents an analysis of a national linked dataset identifying permanent care home residents aged 65 and older and their hospital use in the year 2016/17. The second part of the briefing synthesises learning from four evaluations of the impact of initiatives to improve...

Guide

18 Jul 2019
16

This guidance from the Department of Health & Social Care (UK) identifies the key principles of the code of conduct to enable the development and adoption of safe, ethical and effective data-driven health and care technologies.

Blog post

17 Jul 2019
17

The chief digital officer of NHS Digital discusses efforts to make NHS information more easily accessible in the digital age. The blog post also addresses concerns around patient data being shared with Amazon under an initiative to make verified healthcare data accessible via the Alexa...

Guide

15 Jul 2019
9

The purpose of this document is to provide an update on the development of government policy to:

establish guiding principles and a framework to help the NHS realise benefits for patients and the public where the NHS shares data with researchers establish a National...

Guide

15 Jul 2019
172

This guide has been prepared to help healthcare providers, commissioners, and designers ensure that services delivered digitally are as inclusive as possible, meeting the needs of all sections of the population.

Article

10 Jul 2019
7

A new partnership between the NHS and Amazon Alexa aims to bring verified health information to people’s homes.

Article

10 Jul 2019
7

This article discusses concerns around the new partnership between the NHS and Amazon Alexa. Some within the NHS are worried that the partnership lacks a “concerning” amount of information around data protection, patient confidentiality and safety.

Article

8 Jul 2019
8

A fresh drive to improve patient safety across the NHS will see patients able to log concerns about their care via a new digital service accessible through their smartphone.

Strategy

8 Jul 2019
87

This strategy collection describes how the NHS will continuously aim to improve patient safety, building on the foundations of a safer culture and safer systems.

Briefing paper

1 Jul 2019
231

This briefing places Primary Care Networks (PCNs) in the context of previous changes to general practice funding and contracting. It examines the rationale for networks, explores relevant evidence and draws out intended benefits and possible risks for the future of PCNs.

Briefing paper

18 Jun 2019
3

This briefing analyses the challenges now facing health and social care and look at the implications of the plan for activity levels and workforce in the NHS in England.

Article

12 Jun 2019
13

Research undertaken in the UK by Yougov has revealed that 71% of people are happy to share their data so long as their anonymity is maintained, it is combined with that of other people, and it is of benefit to those in their community.

Article

12 Jun 2019
7

With growing interest in the potential for Artificial Intelligence to find solutions to complex health challenges and relieve pressure on the NHS, a recent YouGov survey of over 2,000 UK adults found that more than three quarters of the public (76%) support the analysis of...

Report

12 Jun 2019
17

The latest report from from Deloitte's Centre for Health Solutions, examines the current challenges facing the healthcare system in realising the policy ambition of a digital first NHS, and some of the solutions to overcome them.

Article

4 Jun 2019
10

In a report released last week, the independent health think tank Nuffield Trust stated that while current policy approach was useful in achieving wide spread digitization, national bodies often set “unrealistic timeframes” without understanding the supplier market or local NHS organisations.

Report

31 May 2019
51

Creating a digital NHS is a national policy priority. It promises to improve the quality of care, reduce duplication, drive efficiencies, empower patients and support joined-up services. This report has a number of suggestions for national bodies.

Report

The case for free personal care in England
23 May 2019
149

Adult social care is one the most important public services in the UK. For hundreds of thousands of people it provides vital care and support. This paper looks to set out what a bold and comprehensive reform package would look like – building on the...

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