The King's Fund has produced a handy guide to Commissioning, aimed at those working in health and social care. The guide starts at beginner level, and moves into more complex areas of commissioning.

The resource can be accessed here.

28 September, 2017

 

The Social Prescribing Network is promoting two surveys that support further research and development into successful social prescribing projects and impact measurement. If you or members of your network feel you can help, please do get involved.

6 September, 2017
 
“I no longer take any medication and, although I am not without problems, I find that as long as I can paint I can cope” – art on prescription service-user 
 
24 August, 2017
 
The Bristol Safeguarding Adults and Children Boards have launched a new joint website. This website will now act as the focal point for all safeguarding information relating to adults and children for both residents and professionals alike.
 
The site is split into two halves, one to represent the Bristol Safeguarding Children Board (BSCB) and the other to host information relating to the Bristol Safeguarding Adults Board (BSAB).
 
9 August, 2017
 
As Brexit negotiations continue, The Brexit Health Alliance (BHA) has put forward a list of collective asks, spanning five priority areas, in order to get the best results for those working in healthcare and their patients.
 
3 August, 2017
 
 
‘the needs of people with dementia from Caribbean, South Asian and Chinese communities in Bristol are not being sufficiently met’. 
 
2 August, 2017

 

2 August, 2017
 
VCSE organisations are invited to share their views on changes planned by the Care Quality Commission (CQC) to the way it regulates health and adult social care services. 
 
This is the second phase of a broader consultation*.  The CQC is proposing changes in the following areas:
 
  • The regulation of primary medical services and adult social care services.
  • Improvement to the structure of registration, as well as clarification around the CQC’s definition of ‘registered providers’.
28 July, 2017
 
The Early Intervention Foundation (EIF) has introduced a new online resource, called Early Intervention Into Action, which provides case studies of successful early intervention work, and guidance to help others learn from the examples. 
 
28 July, 2017

 

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