Falls prevention: cost-effective commissioning

Public Health England, February 2018

The return on investment tool pulls together evidence on the effectiveness and associated costs for interventions aimed at preventing falls in older people living in the community. The flexible Excel sheet allows for results to be tailored to the local situation based on the knowledge of the user. All interventions are aimed at those aged 65 and over.

The tool comes with an accompanying report, which details how the tool was constructed and presents the main results.

The second report summarises the findings from a literature review carried out to identify cost-effective interventions.

Click here to access the resources.

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Learning from the vanguards: supporting people and communities to stay well

NHS Clinical Commissioners, February 2018

This briefing looks at what the vanguards set out to achieve when it comes to supporting people and communities to stay well. It highlights the work some of the vanguards have been doing and shares the lessons that other organisations and partnerships can take from the vanguards’ experiences.

Click here to view this report.

Refreshing NHS plans for 2018/19

NHS England and NHS Improvement, February 2018

Guidance, published jointly by NHS England and NHS Improvement, sets out the plans for the NHS in light of the November 2017 budget announcements. It outlines how the additional funding will impact on emergency and urgent care, elective surgery and other core frontline services such as mental health and primary care.  It also establishes expectations from STPs. It is accompanied by revised CCG allocations for the financial year 2018/19.

Click here to view the report.

Developing support and services for children and young people with a learning disability, autism or both

NHS England, September 2017

This document provides guidance for Transforming Care Partnerships (and their local partners Clinical Commissioning Groups / Local Authorities) in commissioning support and services for children and young people with learning disability, autism or both.

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Leading Large Scale Change

NHS England, September 2017

NHS England have produced a guide to leading large scale change to help all those involved in seeking to achieve transformational change in complex health and care environments. It is relevant to all those involved in transformational change programmes such as Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships (STPs) and the development of new care models, and has relevance across public services.

Click here to access the guide and executive summary.

Sexual health, reproductive health and HIV: commissioning review

Public Health England, August 2017

This report presents the findings and action plan from a national survey of commissioning arrangements for sexual health, reproductive health and HIV. The survey findings form the basis of an action plan published within the review. Appendix 1 provides a detailed analysis of the survey responses and appendix 2 details the action plan to respond to the challenges identified.

Click here to view the report.