The End of Life Care Strategy: Promoting high quality care for all adults at the end of life, sets out the overarching aims to achieve a step change in improving quality of care at end of life.
Health Education North West
The Transforming Community Services (TCS) programme is working closely with the Strategic Health Authorities to ensure PCTs separate commissioning of services from provision as smoothly and as effectively as possible.
This Hot Topic is designed to assist organisations in exploring different methodologies to encourage organisations to examine their current reporting practices and push forwards the benefits of a well-rounded sickness absence reporting system.
The financial constraints brought about by the current economic environment will mean continuing growth in demand for NHS services; this will need to be met through reduced resources available in the financial budget - “Doing more with Less”. This paper summarises the workforce metric ‘Grade Mix’ within the benchmarking service on the eWIN portal and the use of this metric. The Grade Mix tool is a key resource for organisations to help plan and model future workforce configurations and calculate potential cost savings.
The Education Outcomes Framework (EOF) is a framework, which applies to the healthcare system as a whole and is intended to measure progress in improvements in education, training and workforce development and the consequential impact on the quality and safety of services for patients.
This Hot Topic explains why ESR data quality is so important, how it is monitored and what can be done to improve data quality. It also explains how eWIN can support the drive for improved data quality across the North West.
A new NHS Centre for Professional Workforce Development (CPWD) has been established in the North West with the support of NHS North West to provide a single point of access to 30,000 healthcare staff across the 60 professions of Healthcare Science, Pharmacy and Allied Health Professions.
This guide focuses on the development of shared HR and Payroll services, including links to further information on services already in operation and training opportunites.
Twelve months have passed since the Health Visitor Implementation Plan 2011 – 15 “A Call to Action”, was launched by the Department of Health.Since then, organisations in the North West have experienced significant changes to the way they work, seeing Health Visiting services transferring, PCT clusters forming and addressing population and workforce issues, all whilst maintaining the day job.
The Greater Manchester (GM) PCT Shared HR Service was built with the main aim of keeping the PCT’s HR functions resilient throughout major NHS reforms, and also to ensure sustainability of the service following the abolition of PCTs whilst driving down costs. This service went live on 1st April 2011, the same date a the TCS transfers, and since then has demonstrated significant progress towards the estimated managerial costs saving of 40%.