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Positive Behavioural Support at North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust

Leading change The Nurse Consultant for Learning Disabilities at North Staffordshire Combined Healthcare NHS Trust led on the review of service provision and development of new multi-disciplinary team (MDT) approaches to care for people with learning disabilities and their families across the Trust. This programme of work has led to improved outcomes and experiences across […]

We must all champion for mental health care

This week I have the privilege of meeting a group of Local Government mental health champions. Along with thousands of other councillors across the country they see the impact of poor mental health first hand. The champions are keen to improve the prevention and treatment of psychological illness and to work with NHS commissioners who […]

Ambulance Quality Indicators Data 2018-19

This site contains the monthly Ambulance Quality Indicators (AQI) Statistical Notes, spreadsheets, and text files. The AQI comprise the Systems Indicators (AmbSYS) and the Clinical Outcomes (AmbCO). Data are split by month and by each of the eleven Ambulance Services in England. Background information for the statistics below is on the AQI landing page, including: […]

It’s nearly here: #AHPsDay

The Chief Allied Health Professions Officer for NHS England looks ahead to a very special day: It started with a twitter conversation in April, and next week we celebrate the first AHPs’ Day on Monday 15 October – a grassroots initiative led by Carrie Biddle, Speech and Language Therapist, and Rachael Brandreth, Dietitian, at Royal […]

Healthier Lancashire and South Cumbria

The Lancashire and South Cumbria system covers a region made up of five local areas (Central Lancashire, West Lancashire, Pennine Lancashire, Fylde Coast, and Morecambe Bay). These areas provide a way for organisations and groups involved in health and care to join up locally. Partners include: CCGs: Greater Preston, Chorley and South Ribble, East Lancashire, […]

Thousands to benefit from kick-start of mental health services transformation

Thousands of children and adults of all ages with conditions such as psychosis, depression and anxiety will be among the first to benefit from improved services as work starts on a major transformation programme for mental health care. ‘Implementing the Five Year Forward View for Mental Health‘, published today, outlines the changes people will see […]

NHS drive for action to tackle trans inequalities

Health leaders urged to work together to tackle issues faced by transgender and non-binary people across NHS services. NHS England is spearheading a collective drive to improve the experience of transgender and non-binary people when accessing health and care services. The body has called an urgent symposium for 30 June, bringing partners from across the […]