Reports and publications

All the latest reports and publications can be found in this section. You can also search the publications archive if you’re looking for an older document.

Interactive slide pack on the NHS pension scheme

An interactive slide pack published in response to the Heads of Agreement on the proposed scheme design for the NHS Pension Scheme is available to view. The pack is to … Read more → – Interactive slide pack on the NHS pension scheme

Third annual report of National Oversight Group published

The third annual report of the National Oversight Group (NOG) for high secure psychiatric services is available.  The NOG for high secure services brings together partners to provide oversight on … Read more → – Third annual report of National Oversight Group published

Health Visitor Implementation Progress Report

The Health Visitor Implementation report published today, sets out progress on key areas of the Health Visitor Implementation programme, which began in February 2011. The key aim of the programme … Read more → – Health Visitor Implementation Progress Report

Consultation on cancer of unknown primary and community skin measures

A draft version of the cancer of unknown primary measures and the community skin cancer measures are being issued today for a three month consultation by stakeholders. The purpose of … Read more → – Consultation on cancer of unknown primary and community skin measures

NHS Standard Contract 2012/13 available

The NHS Standard Contract for 2012/13 is published today and brings together the previous four core contracts into a single restructured contract. The contract is for use by commissioners when … Read more → – NHS Standard Contract 2012/13 available

Genetics/Genomics in Nursing and Midwifery report published

A task and finish group, comprising ten senior nurses and midwives was set up to consider the future of genetics and genomics in relation to nursing and midwifery. The purpose … Read more → – Genetics/Genomics in Nursing and Midwifery report published

Guidance supports the delivery of the NHS Operating Framework 2012/13

The published planning guidance supports the delivery of the NHS Operating Framework 2012/13 and provides more detail on accountability arrangements. The integrated approach to planning and assurance between the Department … Read more → – Guidance supports the delivery of the NHS Operating Framework 2012/13