Construction of a new £30m wing for Kettering General Hospital has reached the half-way mark. Evening Telegraph
Wednesday, 16 November 2011
This briefing is intended to share learning with commissioners and providers in the NHS, local government and health and wellbeing boards, to support integration of wellness approaches within existing programmes and services and scale-up system-wide change. NHS Networks
The resource centre provides information and practical tools that can be adopted and adapted locally to enable services and health professionals to develop their own self management support programmes.It builds on learning from the Health Foundation’s Co-creating Health programme and a wide range of national and international evidence. It’s a good starting point to learn more about what self management support is, how it can be implemented and the business case for commissioning.
Find out more by visiting www.health.org.uk/sms
This briefing provides an overview of NHS Confederation's functions and role for Clinical Commissioning Groups.
The Kings Fund
This publication provides a history and overview of volunteering in health and social care over the past 30 years. It also provides examples of best practice and case studies where volunteering has been successfully utilised.
Strengthening Primary Care: Recent Reforms and Achievements in Australia, England, and the Netherlands
The Skinny: Resource pack from Gina Perigo and Steve Callaghan of Liverpool PCT that aims to support the commissioner to commission for outcomes effectively, efficiently and competently. This pack will also help the commissioner to provide a comprehensive approach to commissioning from a strategic overview to the writing of detailed outcome statements.In addition, it helps to generate the detail required for service specifications and provides important links to areas such as service redesign, care pathways, quality standards, outcome frameworks and performance management etc.
Publisher: Liverpool PCTPublished: November 2011