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NHS RightCare community rehabilitation toolkit

Community rehabilitation services are uncoordinated and inconsistent, supporting data to help improve services is lacking and the workforce is often insufficient to meet current need. Health systems that experience these issues can use this new RightCare toolkit as a key resource in helping to improve community rehabilitation services. Community Rehabilitation Toolkit Rehabilitation cuts across the […]

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New RightCare epilepsy toolkit for local health systems

In England, people living with epilepsy and the systems supporting them are experiencing challenges including high misdiagnosis rates; inaccurate epilepsy population estimates; increasing mortality attributed to epilepsy and a lack of optimal management strategies that could reduce unnecessary emergency care for people living with epilepsy. Developed in partnership with Epilepsy Action, SUDEP Action and Young […]

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New RightCare headache and migraine toolkit for local health systems

Approximately 10 million people live with migraine in the UK, 3 million workdays are lost every year due to migraine-related absenteeism costing almost £4.4 billion and headache is amongst the most common neurological reasons for A&E attendance. The RightCare headache and migraine toolkit will support local health systems to understand the priorities in headache and […]

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Information briefs now available

Find out more about our information briefs. RightCare works with local health systems to identify innovative practice and share learning. Information briefs are a way of communicating early views of emerging practice. They are designed to raise interest and demonstrate good practice in the development of transformative change across the country. East Berkshire Clinical Commissioning […]

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New data available in RightCare where to look packs

2017/18 data is now available in our RightCare where to look packs. The packs cover the main NHS programme budgeting categories including cardiovascular disease, respiratory, mental health and cancer and are personalised for each clinical commissioning group (CCG) and Sustainability and Transformation Partnership (STP). As most health conditions are linked to demographic factors such as […]

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New Atrial Fibrillation High Impact Intervention Tool to reduce the risk of strokes

Too many people are still living with undetected, high-risk conditions such as high blood pressure, raised cholesterol, and atrial fibrillation (AF). The NHS Long Term Plan identifies cardiovascular disease as a clinical priority and the single biggest condition where lives can be saved by the NHS over the next 10 years. The Plan sets the […]

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Improving care for people with progressive neurological conditions

People with progressive neurological conditions are experiencing delays in diagnosis and treatment, fragmented and uncoordinated services, limited availability of neurospecialist rehab and reablement and a lack of psycho–social support. Today, the RightCare Progressive Neurological Conditions Toolkit is published. Developed in collaboration with Parkinson’s UK, MS Society, MS Trust, MND Association, Sue Ryder, MSA Trust and […]

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Janet’s story explores how a frailty care pathway could be so much better

The RightCare frailty scenario, Janet’s story, has been updated. Janet’s story uses a fictional person to examine a frailty care pathway, comparing a sub-optimal experience against an ideal, optimal pathway. The scenario considers the impact on the person, their family’s experience and the costs associated with care. This RightCare scenario supports the delivery of the […]

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Providing the best care for people living with frailty

The NHS Long Term Plan sets out an ambition of “Supporting people to age well”. This includes improving people’s health in later life by slowing the development of frailty through earlier identification and preventative measures.  As the population ages, frailty is becoming a more prevalent condition presenting local health systems with a number of key […]

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