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As the European Council meets to review the state of negotiations on the future EU-UK partnership, a new Nuffield Trust briefing assesses how leaving the single market might affect UK health and social care services just as they are grappling with a second wave of Covid-19 and the biggest health crisis of our times.
What are the prevailing attitudes towards non-doctors working in health services, and specifically mental health services? This literature review, commissioned by the National Workforce Skills Development Unit, aims to understand the drivers behind views of non-medical mental health professionals and provides some recommendations for informing future promotional campaigns in order to address the recruitment of students into non-medical careers.
Mental health nursing is a vital and varied profession, accounting for over a third of the mental health workforce in England. Yet the numbers choosing to study to join the profession are unable to meet sharply rising demand. This major new report, commissioned by NHS Employers and the Mental Health Network, looks at ways more people might be attracted to apply to study mental health nursing – and reasons why numbers are currently limited.
NHS England’s Specialised Commissioning team lead a national programme aimed at improving specialised adult neuroscience services in England. The work programme seeks to support emerging regional teams as well as Integrated Care Systems in the NHS, through establishing ‘what good looks like’ for specialised neuroscience services for a local population. This briefing is on specialised neurology.
NHS England’s Specialised Commissioning team lead a national programme aimed at improving specialised adult neuroscience services in England. The work programme seeks to support emerging regional teams as well as Integrated Care Systems in the NHS, through establishing ‘what good looks like’ for specialised neuroscience services for a local population. This briefing is on neurosurgery.
In 2017, following the Nuffield Trust/King's Fund report into London’s five sustainability and transformation plans, the Mayor announced six tests to be met before support could be given to any health service reconfiguration proposals in London. The Nuffield Trust was recently commissioned by the Mayor's office to apply those six tests to a set of proposals developed by five North Central London CCGs and five NHS provider trusts currently providing adult elective orthopaedic surgery in north central London. This review provides the results of this assessment.
The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in the adoption of digital technology in the NHS and changes to the way services are delivered at an incredible pace. So as the health service works hard to get back to something like normality, are all the elements of this sea change in digital practice positive, or do some adaptations need further scrutiny before they become more deeply embedded?
In rural and remote areas, the closure of maternity units can mean longer transfer times and poorer support for obstetric emergencies, but the viability of smaller maternity units is often questioned. This working paper discusses the issues affecting the delivery of safe and effective maternity services and serves as a call to action for areas of improvement that are within the control of employers and national organisations.
Full title: 'A cross-sectional study using the Childhood Measurement Programme for Wales to examine population-level risk factors associated with childhood obesity'