Tagged: local authorities

The Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework: Handbook of definitions

Following a Government commitment, the Department has published this data definitions handbook, which sets out the technical detail of each measure in the Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework (ASCOF), with … Read more → – The Adult Social Care Outcomes Framework: Handbook of definitions

The week: issue 223

Time is running out to register for the NHS Chief Executives Conference 2011. Find out how in this week’s edition which also includes a number of publications items. Download ‘the … Read more → – The week: issue 223

HR agreement for staff affected by public health transition

A best practice framework for organisational changes affecting staff as part of the transition between the NHS and local government has been published. The Public Health Human Resources Concordat sets … Read more → – HR agreement for staff affected by public health transition

Warm Homes Healthy People Fund for 2011-2012

The Warm Homes Healthy People initiative was announced during publication of the Cold Weather Plan for England on 1 November. The Department of Health, together with other government departments, already … Read more → – Warm Homes Healthy People Fund for 2011-2012

Social care PFI initiative

The private finance initiative (PFI) procurement method may also be used by local authorities (LAs) for the development of adult social care. The award of PFI credits supports PFI in … Read more → – Social care PFI initiative

Commissioning young people’s substance misuse services in secure estate

A letter from Richard Bradshaw, Director for DH Offender Health, Ray Hill, Director of Secure Accommodation at Youth Justice Board, and Rosanna O’Connor, Director of Delivery, National Treatment Agency, provides an … Read more → – Commissioning young people’s substance misuse services in secure estate

Improving the process of death certification

This letter to directors of public health from Professor John Newton, Lead Regional Director for Public Health on Death Certification Reforms, provides an update on the national reforms to death … Read more → – Improving the process of death certification