Management resources

Information, guidance and best practice for managers working in the NHS.

HIV outpatient pathway updated guidance available

Further guidance is being published to support the implementation of the mandatory adult HIV outpatient and Payment by Results currency. This documentation replaces the previously published guidance. HIV outpatients – … Read more → – HIV outpatient pathway updated guidance available

Best Practice Tariffs and their impact

The Audit Commission has published a report entitled ‘Best practice tariffs and their impact’, which sets out their assessment of how Best Practice Tariffs impact at a local level and … Read more → – Best Practice Tariffs and their impact

Introduction of Best Practice Tariffs: qualitative and quantitative evaluation

An evaluation of the introduction of best practice tariffs (BPT) has been published. The evaluation was commissioned by the Department of Health and the research, carried out by health policy … Read more → – Introduction of Best Practice Tariffs: qualitative and quantitative evaluation

Commission for quality and innovation scheme: data available

Data to support the Commissioning for Quality and Innovation scheme (CQUIN) national goal to ‘improve responsiveness to personal needs of patients‘ is now available via Strategic Health Authority (SHA) cluster … Read more → – Commission for quality and innovation scheme: data available

UK public sector internal audit standards published

The UK public sector internal audit standards (PSIAS), which are based on the mandatory elements of the Institute of Internal Auditors (IIA) International Professional Practices Framework (IPPF) have been published. … Read more → – UK public sector internal audit standards published

NHS Standard Contract publication passes to the NHS Commissioning Board

The responsibility for the preparation and publication of the NHS Standard Contract has passed from the Department of Health to the NHS Commissioning Board. The 2013/14 NHS Standard Contract was … Read more → – NHS Standard Contract publication passes to the NHS Commissioning Board

Paperless NHS: Jeremy Hunt leads discussion

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Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt led a panel discussion earlier this week on achieving his ambition for a paperless NHS by 2018. He pledged that one region in England would have … Read more → – Paperless NHS: Jeremy Hunt leads discussion