Knowledge @lert for Friday 16th February

Government will cap legal costs of clinical negligence claims – BMJ A group of government, NHS, and legal experts will work to introduce a cap on the amount that lawyers can recover in clinical negligence cases, the Department of Health and Continue Reading

Knowledge @lert for Thursday 15th February

Video case study: St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust – NHS Improvements Dr Nigel Kennea, Associate Medical Director at St George’s University Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust, describes the work his trust has done to embed better processes for learning from Continue Reading

Knowledge @lert for Wednesday 14th February

Pharmacological management of migraine The Scottish Intercollegiate Guidelines Network has published SIGN 155: Pharmacological management of migraine: a national clinical guideline.  This guideline provides recommendations based on current evidence for best practice in the acute and prophylactic management of adults Continue Reading

Knowledge @lert for Monday 12th February

NICE shared learning Systematic case finding of people with hypertension – East Berkshire CCG Implementing ‘Preventing ill health by risky behaviours: Alcohol screening and interventions (brief advice or referral)’ – South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust Improving Physical Health Continue Reading

Knowledge @lert for Wednesday 7th February

Suicide prevention: policy and strategy – House of Commons Library This briefing examines suicide prevention policies and strategies throughout the UK. It outlines national and local approaches to prevention policy in England, as well as Scotland, Wales, and Northern Ireland. It does Continue Reading

Knowledge @lert for Tuesday 6th February

Left to chance: the health and care nursing workforce supply in England – Royal College of Nursing (RCN) This report analyses UCAS data and finds that the number of applications for nursing degree courses has fallen by a third since 2016. Continue Reading

Knowledge @lert for Thursday 1st February

NHS property and estates The Department of Health and Social Care has published The Government response to the Naylor Review.  This document sets out the government’s response to the review of NHS property and estates published in March 2017.  The Continue Reading

Knowledge @lert for Wednesday 24th January

  Reimagining community services The King’s Fund has published Reimagining community services: making the most of our assets.  This report looks at the current state of community services and explores how the health and care system needs to change to Continue Reading

Knowledge @lert for Monday 22nd January

  Sustainability and transformation in the NHS The National Audit Office has published Sustainability and transformation in the NHS.  This report examines the progress the Department of Health and Social Care, NHS England and NHS Improvement have made towards achieving Continue Reading

Knowledge @lert for Wednesday 17th January

  High impact change model examples of emerging and developing practice – LGA The high impact change model for managing transfers of care identifies eight system changes that will have the greatest impact on reducing delayed discharge. This report references a Continue Reading