Public Health England | August 2019 | Preventing falls in people with learning disabilities
Public Health England (PHE) have produced a new guide to help public health, health professionals, paid social care staff and family members to prevent falls in people with learning disabilities.
Preventing falls in people with learning disabilitiescontains information to help staff in public health, health services and social care to prevent falls in people with learning disabilities. It is also intended to help falls prevention services to provide support that is accessible to people with learning disabilities. The guide aims to be of use to family carers, friends and paid support staff to help them think about what risks may contribute to falls and how to reduce such risks (Source: PHE).
NHS Digital | August 2019 | Helping doctors and nurses to improve care for patients with a learning disability
NHS Digital have produced Helping doctors and nurses to improve care for patients with a learning disability to help public health, health professionals, paid social care staff and family members to prevent falls in people with learning disabilities (Source: NHS Digital).
Health Quality Improvement Partnership | August 2019 | National Clinical Audit of Psychosis National report for the Early Intervention in Psychosis Spotlight Audit 2018/2019
The Health Quality Improvement Partnership (HQIP) has published a new report: National Clinical Audit of Psychosis National report for the Early Intervention in Psychosis Spotlight Audit 2018/2019 presents the findings from the National Clinical Audit of Psychosis (NCAP) Early Intervention in Psychosis (EIP) spotlight audit which took place in 2018/2019.
The report provides national and organisation-level findings on the treatment of patients by Early Intervention Psychosis Teams in England
General Medical Council | August 2019 | How doctors in senior leadership roles establish and maintain a positive patient-centred culture Research report for the General Medical Council
Research commissioned by the General Medical Council (GMC) set out to explore the lived experiences of doctors in senior leadership roles, their leadership journeys, the everyday challenges, and what they see as their role in shaping their organisation’s culture. As part of the research 27 in-depth qualitative interviews were conducted with senior doctors in leadership across a broad sample of organisation types and roles.
Office for National Statistics | August 2019 | Gen Xers more likely to die by suicide and drug poisoning
An ONS statistical release indicates that a generation of people born in England and Wales in the 1960s and 1970s (Generation X) are dying by suicide and drug poisonings in greater numbers. In the late 1980s there was a shift away from the middle-aged being the age group at which most people died by suicide, to those in their 20s. A similar shift to those in their 20s dying from drug poisonings became visible in the early 1990s. In the news: