Using our extensive professional and technical knowledge, our connections and our networks, we produce regular thematic briefings for clients. These briefings describe the challenges for organisations, key questions board and governors etc should ask and provide insight into the controls that should be applied.
019 - Health and Housing
Published: Sunday, April 23, 2017
Issued: Sunday, April 23, 2017
Both the condition of people’s homes and their suitability are wider determinants of health.The home environment and housing organisations are core to delivery of the 5 Year Forward View and Public Health England’s Strategic Plan. Our briefing note will explain why housing and housing organisations are important to health transformation.
018: General Data Protection Regulation
Published: Thursday, February 09, 2017
Issued: Thursday, February 09, 2017
Even though the UK voted to leave the European Union (EU) the Government, working with the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO), now needs to consider the impact of the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) and its impact on data protection reform in the UK as necessary.
Within this briefing we set out an overview of the GDPR and provide guidance on how to start planning your approach and understanding the new rights for individuals.
017: Chargeable Patients (overseas visitors)
Published: Monday, January 16, 2017
Issued: Monday, January 16, 2017
The Department of Health has been working to improve the systems for charging overseas visitors and migrants for the NHS healthcare they receive whilst in England (and in the case of European Economic Area (EEA) patients, the UK) and increase the extent of the services for which they can be charged.
Our briefing note will describe what the NHS Visitor and Migrant Cost Recovery Programme requirement is, how it will be monitored and regulated, comment on how it will work in practice and explain actions NHS bodies may consider to comply with requirements.
016: Person Centred Care
Published: Tuesday, December 06, 2016
Issued: Tuesday, December 06, 2016
What does it mean to deliver person centred care? The concept of person-centred care is new and developing and there are a range of terms used to refer to similar principles and activities including patient-centred care,personalisation and relationship centred care.
The briefing note will describe what person centred care is, share what is important when delivering person centred care and raise questions for Boards, GPs and Local Authority Leaders
015: New Models of Care - spreading the learning
Published: Monday, November 28, 2016
Issued: Monday, November 28, 2016
New models of care are described as 'vanguards' by NHS England. In January 2015, individual organisations and partnerships were invited to apply to become 'vanguards' for the new models of care programme. So what has been learnt to date?
The briefing note will describe the policy framework of NHS England to support the new models of care, share lessons that have been learnt to date and raise questions for Boards, GPs and Local Authority leaders.