health and social care

Website of data on outcomes for adults using local authority funded care and support across England.

Study that assesses the extent to which multidisciplinary case management in the form of virtual wards led to changes in the use of health care and social care by patients at high predicted risk of future unplanned hospital admission. 

Survey that is the latest in a series of surveys conducted by the Ipsos MORI Social Research Institute on behalf of the Department of Health between spring 2000 and December 2012. The aim of the survey is to explore public attitudes towards, and perceptions of, the NHS and social care services, and to provide a means of tracking these perceptions and attitudes over time.

Report that outlines the key points of a workshop hosted by The King's Fund to identify ways in which the practical knowledge can be applied across the country. It describes the building blocks that make up the house of care and the strategies developed by local teams to ensure that each of the components is feasible in English primary care settings. It also outlines some of the difficulties that must be overcome to produce a fully working model.

Short animated video which helps to outline what is meant by ‘integrated care’ and explains how working in a joined up manner improves the patients care; helping them stay out of hospital and be treated at home. 

Geoff Mulgan, Chief Executive at NESTA, shares how he thinks NHS innovation will be achieved in the future. Challenges to this will be shifting the concentration of health care out of hospitals, adapting a combination of existing innovations, and being able to open up to newcomers to the field with radically different ideas.

Briefing that has been prepared to reflect some of the ALLIANCE’s initial reflections and concerns in relation to the Bill, based on the series of discussions it had with members and partners to date.

Toolkit compiled to support NHS staff in delivering Patient Focus and Public Involvement. It offers a number of tried and tested tools along with some more recently developed approaches.