medical education / Report

‘Junior doctors: How can we meet commitments to improve service and widen participation?

The Medical Schools Council report’s the roundtable event that “focused on junior doctors’ ability to meet service priorities and how to widen participation. Speakers were heard from the Department of Health, the Association of UK University Hospitals and the Academic Unit for Community-Based Medical Education.” Read the report at http://www.medschools.ac.uk/SiteCollectionDocuments/Junior-Doctors-Roundtable-Report.pdf Continue reading

compassion / dignity / end of life care / Liverpool Pathway / palliative care / Report / Survey

Divided in Dying: does the recording of end of life treatment and care wishes make a difference to the quality of peoples deaths?

“This report highlights the key findings from a survey of the general public on the recording of end-of-life treatment and care wishes. It also draws on people’s individual’s experiences of their loved one’s end of life and makes recommendations for practice.” Read more at: http://www.compassionindying.org.uk/sites/default/files/2013-08-01%20-%20Divided%20in%20Dying%20-%20Final.pdf Continue reading

BME / criminal justice system / discrimination / equality and diversity / integrated care / Report / third sector organisations

Crossing boundaries: Improving integrated care for people with mental health problems

“This report sets out the findings from the Mental Health Foundation’s Inquiry into integrated health care for people with mental health problems. The Inquiry ran from April 2012 to June 2013. Its aim was to identify good practice, generate discussion, and draw up key messages on integrated healthcare for people with mental health problems.” Download … Continue reading

change management / culture / Francis report / principles of care / quality / Report / values / workforce

Focus on culture change and patient care in the NHS

The survey ‘Employee Outlook: Focus on culture change and patient care in the NHS’  was commissioned to explore the state of play in the healthcare sector following the report by Robert Francis QC into poor patient care provided at Mid Staffordshire NHS Foundation Trust, and to identify ways in which organisations can identify future problems … Continue reading

armed forces / mental health / public health / Report / social care / Web Page

Transition from military to civilian life

“The Forces in Mind Trust (FiMT), established through a Big Lottery Fund endowment to improve the transition of Service personnel, and their families, from military into civilian life, launched its seminal ‘Transition Mapping Study’ report at RUSI, 61 Whitehall on 14th August 2013. The study, conducted by The Futures Company, reviewed how the entire transition … Continue reading