Health policy

Marmot Indicators for Local Authorities in England, 2012

Fair Society, Healthy Lives: The Marmot Review report was published in February 2010. The report included some suggested indicators to support monitoring of the overall strategic direction in reducing health inequalities.

Closing Time? report

London Health Observatory’s Closing Time? report outlines the cost of alcohol attributable admissions to the NHS in London.

Health and wellbeing boards directory

The King’s Fund have published a directory providing details and contact information for health and wellbeing boards in England.

Binleys publish clinical commissioning map

More information has been added to the existing clinical commissioning group map with the addition of SHA clusters and PCT clusters.

Long-term conditions and mental health

More than 4 million people in England with a long-term physical health condition also have mental health problems, and many of them experience significantly poorer health outcomes and reduced quality of life as a result.

New guidance on strategic commissioning

A new online guide for artists on how to understand and work with strategic commissioning aims to help them respond effectively to changes to the way that councils and public sector bodies are working.

Launch of MyHealthlondon

The Myhealth-London website was launched on 8 December 2011. This web-based service aims to provide healthcare professionals and patients with opportunities to engage with each other, compare services and standards, and to carry out healthcare transactions on-line.

Improving the experience of care for people using adult NHS mental health services

NICE have published clinical guidance offering evidence-based advice on ensuring a good experience of care for people who use adult NHS mental health services.

Any Qualified Provider Map of Services

An online interactive map has been published outlining the services that will be opened up to Any Qualified Provider (AQP) from April 2012. It will allow patients, commissioners and providers to see the local health services where there will be a choice of provider for patients.

Report on healthcare in London

The King's Fund has published a report on improving health and healthcare in London.

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