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Next-generation social care: The role of e-marketplaces in empowering care users and transforming services

Posted on Fri, 19 Jun 2015 @ 07:42

E-marketplaces have the potential to radically transform social care services. Through interviews, case studies and original analysis, this report explores how they can – if done well – deliver personalised, innovative and integrated care.

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MyNHS: greater transparency for better health and care

Posted on Tue, 24 Feb 2015 @ 07:44

This Department of Health document sets out how it plans to expand information about health and social care services and their performance published on the public facing MyNHS website, which is part of NHS Choices. Plans cover the period 2015 to 2017.

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Redesigning health and social care

Posted on Sat, 21 Feb 2015 @ 09:05

Socitm supported by ADASS has published a new guide to the information and technology challenges and opportunities arising from recent and forthcoming changes in health and social care. 'Redesigning health and social care' is a 22-page document written for senior policy and decision-makers across these and related sectors. It provides a high-level, illustrated guide to recent and forthcoming reforms, including the Health and Social Care Act 2012 and the Care Act 2014, and sets out some of the consequences, especially for IT and digital policy and activity. The summary applies specifically to England in terms of the new legislation and policies, although the underlying issues relate to the whole of the UK.

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Shropshire H&WB strategy

Posted on Thu, 05 Jun 2014 @ 05:01

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Walsall H&WB strategy

Posted on Thu, 05 Jun 2014 @ 04:58

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Worcestershire H&WB strategy

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Coventry H&WB strategy

Posted on Thu, 05 Jun 2014 @ 04:55

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Sandwell H&WB strategy

Posted on Thu, 05 Jun 2014 @ 04:53

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Staffordshire H&WB strategy

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Stoke-on-Trent H&WB strategy

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Telford & Wrekin H&WB strategy

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Warwickshire H&WB strategy

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Wolverhampton H&WB strategy

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Shropshire H&WB strategy

Posted on Thu, 05 Jun 2014 @ 04:48

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Solihull H&WB strategy

Posted on Wed, 04 Jun 2014 @ 18:22

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Dudley H&WB strategy

Posted on Fri, 30 May 2014 @ 05:02

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Birmingham H&WB strategy

Posted on Fri, 30 May 2014 @ 04:57

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Choose Well – Dee’s A&E Fail Tale YouTube

Posted on Mon, 03 Mar 2014 @ 12:38

Great little YouTube video in the style of 'Dumb Ways to Die' about not going to A&E without good reason

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CLG-WM's Health, Care and Wellbeing resources

Posted on Wed, 19 Feb 2014 @ 13:13

A research project, commissioned by Centre for Local Government – WM working with PHE – WM and Learning for Public Health that identifies the main needs, challenges and opportunities confronting local councils and their partners in the West Midlands to secure transformational improvements in health and wellbeing.

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Better Care Fund Planning

Posted on Tue, 04 Feb 2014 @ 15:00

This link provides access to a page on the NHS England website with a wide range of guidance, templates, FAQs and other resources to support BCF planning.

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Making best use of the Better Care Fund: spending to save?

Posted on Mon, 20 Jan 2014 @ 12:47

This guide published by the King's Fund presents evidence from its own and others’ work to support Better Care Fund Planning. It covers a number of different areas including primary prevention; self-care; and case management.

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Stoke-on-Trent H&WB

Posted on Mon, 20 Jan 2014 @ 10:35

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Birmingham H&WB

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 18:17

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Coventry H&WB

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 18:15

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Dudley H&WB

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Herefordshire H&WB

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 18:14

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Sandwell H&WB

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 18:14

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Shropshire H&WB

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 18:11

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Solihull H&WB

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 18:11

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Walsall H&WB

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 18:10

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Staffordshire H&WB

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 18:10

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Telford & Wrekin H&WB

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 18:08

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Warwickshire H&WB

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 18:07

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Wolverhampton H&WB

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 18:07

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Worcestershire H&WB

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 18:06

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Arden CSU

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 18:02

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Staffordshire and Lancashire CSU

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 18:01

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Central Midlands CSU

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 18:00

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Birmingham Cross City CCG

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 17:58

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Birmingham South & Central CCG

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 17:57

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Cannock Chase CCG plan

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 17:57

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Coventry & Rugby CCG

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 17:56

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Dudley CCG

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East Staffordshire CCG

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 17:55

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Herefordshire CCG

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North Staffordshire CCG

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 17:54

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Reddith & Bromsgrove CCG

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 17:53

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Sandwell & West Birmingham CCG

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Shropshire CCG

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 17:52

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Solihull CCG

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South East Staffordshire & Seisdon Penninsula

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 17:51

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Soouth Warwickshire CCG

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 17:50

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South Worcestershire CCG

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Stafford and Surrounds CCG

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 17:49

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Stolke-on-Trent CCG

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 17:48

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Telford & Wrekin CCG

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Walsall CCG

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 17:47

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Warwickshire North CCG

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 17:45

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Wolverhampton CCG

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 17:44

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Wyre Forest CCG

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 17:43

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East Staffordshire CCG plan

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 13:57

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Cannock Chase CCG plan

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 13:10

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Wolverhampton CCG plan

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 13:00

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Walsall CCG plan

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 12:57

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Dudley CCG plan

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 12:55

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Solihull CCG plan

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 12:54

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Birmingham South Central CCG plan

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 12:45

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Wolverhampton JSNA

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 12:32

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Wocestershire JSNA

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 12:28

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Warwickshire JSNA

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 12:27

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Walsall JSNA

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 12:23

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Telford & Wrekin JSNA

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 12:20

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Stoke-on-Trent JSNA

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 12:18

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Staffordshire JSNA

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 12:17

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Shropshire JSNA

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 12:15

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Sandwell JSNA

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 12:13

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Herefordshire JSNA

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 10:29

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Coventry JSNA

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 10:26

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Birmingham JSNA

Posted on Sun, 19 Jan 2014 @ 10:24

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NHS number key to health & social care integration

Posted on Mon, 25 Nov 2013 @ 16:17

Tim Kelsey, NHS Director for Patients and Information, says that adoption of the NHS number as the primary personal identifier will enable the data sharing and systems interoperability that is key to health and social care integration.

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A Question of Behaviours - report by iMPOWER

Posted on Mon, 18 Nov 2013 @ 12:44

This report, subtitled "Why delivering care integration and managing acute demand depends as much on changing behaviour as new systems and structures" was published in November 2013 argues that the NHS and local government are at risk of wasting the £3.8billion of money available in the government’s Health and Social Care Integration Transformation Fund.

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Public Health England

Posted on Mon, 18 Nov 2013 @ 12:36

Our mission is to protect and improve the nation’s health and to address inequalities. PHE is an executive agency of the Department of Health.

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Shropshire Council: social care for children and families

Posted on Mon, 18 Nov 2013 @ 12:33

We provide information relating to child protection, care services such as foster care, leaving care, young carers and adoption services. We also provide information on services for disabled children and family support.

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Shropshire Council: adult social care

Posted on Mon, 18 Nov 2013 @ 12:30

Shropshire Council is working to support older people and adults with learning disabilities, mental health issues, physical disabilities and sensory impairment.

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Worcestershire CC: Public health

Posted on Mon, 18 Nov 2013 @ 12:24

Worcestershire Public Health services became part of Worcestershire County Council on 1 April 2013, and has duties to promote public health.

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Healthwatch Walsall

Posted on Mon, 18 Nov 2013 @ 12:22

Healthwatch Walsall will attain credibility and public trust through being responsive and acting on concerns when things go wrong, and operating effectively and efficiently, with the objective of improving the public experiences of health and social care in Walsall.

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Speaker interviews from Making it Work event March 2013

Posted on Sat, 16 Nov 2013 @ 10:59

Top decision makers from across the West Midlands met for the first time on March 14 2013to map out a new path for the future of health and social care delivery

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Integrating health & social care in Staffordshire

Posted on Sat, 16 Nov 2013 @ 10:29

Video interview with Nick Bell, chief executive, Staffordshire CC at the 'Making it work event' March 2013

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Coventry & Rugby CCG prospectus

Posted on Fri, 15 Nov 2013 @ 14:46

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Solihull JSNA

Posted on Fri, 15 Nov 2013 @ 14:45

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Dudley JSNA

Posted on Fri, 15 Nov 2013 @ 14:37

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