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Useful resources

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 A collection of links to useful resources for searches and alerting services.

The key resources in bold and content categories are indicative. Work your way through these resources to see what is available.

 

If I have missed the website/tool that you use let me know: anne.gray5@nhs.net  

 

Websites

Notes

Overviews / narrative reports

Directories of resources

News/

updates

Workforce

Academic research

Case studies

Pathways (incl integration)

Patient experience

Business/ back office/ standards/ data/ spend/

procurement

Academy of Fabulous Stuff 

Case studies from the front line.

(Note: you may have problems using this site with older browsers.)

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

x

 

Academic Health Science Networks (AHSNs) and innovation networks

Regional AHSNs

Custom google search  of main AHSN websites including AHSN atlasCustom google search of local AHSNs

 

 

 

 

x

 

x

 

 

Atlas of Variation  PHE Data profiling variation on conditions / services                  x
BMJ Quality Improvement Reports  QI reports          x        
British Journal of Healthcare Management

Not available through Core content after 2015

        x        
CEA Registry  from Tufts Medical Centre

Database of cost-utility analyses (diseases and treatments)

                x

Centre for Workforce Intelligence 

Search the archived site here.

(now part of the DH at Workforce planning for health, public health and social care

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 CLAHRCs - Collaborations for Leadership in Applied Health Research and Care.

(Link to custom google search for all CLAHRCs.)

 

See Research themes  for each CLAHRC here.

Collaborations between local providers of NHS services and NHS commissioners, universities, and AHSN. Primary focus is on chronic disease and public health interventions.

               
Clinical Senates

A google custom search to the Clinical Senates 

      x     x    

Cochrane Library 

Effective Practice and Organisation of Care Group

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

Commissioning Handbook for Librarians

Needs a revamp but still contains many useful resources. Sign up for the commissioning  mailing list.

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Care Quality Commission  

 

Regulator of health and social case services

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

Clinical Practice Research Datalink (CPRD) bibliography

Anonymised primary care records for public health research. Latest update Aug 17
List or articles which have used CPRD records for research. Good for correlations with conditions.          x        
Department of Health Government policies x                
Epistemonikos Database Evidence relevant for health decision-making, including world's largest systematic review database,          x        
eWIN Workforce Information Network Share workforce information, best practice, case studies and resources.       x          

HDAS

HMIC from Kings Fund (alternative search KF library database)

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

Healthcare Quality Improvement Partnership

HQIP aims to improve health outcomes by enabling those who commission, deliver and receive healthcare to measure and improve our healthcare services. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

Health Foundation

Research about delivering health and health care, Quality Improvement

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

Health Management Online (Scotland) Resources for health managers in Scotland incl Topic rooms, news, reading lists x x x x x        

Health Select Committee 

Parliamentary scrutiny of health services 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

x

Health Systems Evidence Filters include health system arrangements, health sector and technology.         x        
HealthWatch Consumer champions for health & care in England                 x

HSJ 

(subscription required but you can still sign up for RSS feeds without a sub.) 

 

 

x

 

 

x

 

 

 

Institute for Healthcare Improvement (IHI)

US organisation strong on quality Improvement, patient safety and cost/value research.

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

Kings Fund

Independent charity working to improve health and care in England.

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Kings Fund library database                  

 

Kings Fund projects 

x

 

x

x

 

x

 

 

x

 

Kings Fund reading lists  

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Kings Fund library Reading Rooms 

Free search service available from the Library

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

MyNHS 

Data on NHS trust performance  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

National Audit Office -Health and Social Care 

Scrutinises public spending for Parliament

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

National Health Executive

Magazine

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

National Institute for Health Research

Research from bench to bedside. In particular  see the NIHR Dissemination Centre and NIHR journal Health Services Delivery Research

NIHR work by speciality or locality.

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

NHS Confederation

Membership body that brings together and speaks on behalf of all organisations that plan, commission and provide NHS services

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NHS Digital

Information, data and IT systems for commissioners, analysts and clinicians in health and social care. (Formerly HSCIC)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

NHS Employers "the authoritative voice of workforce leaders"       x          

NHS England 

Leading the NHS in England incl FYFV and STPs.

(The website had a complete revamp on 22 November 2016.)

x

x

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

  New NHS E publications library  (April 2017)                  

NHS Evidence

“authoritative evidence in health, social care and public health” including Royal Colleges. 

Commissioning & management filter

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

NHS Improvement

Supports foundation trusts and NHS trusts, as well as independent providers that provide NHS-funded care. 

 

x

 

x

see here

 

 

 

 

x

NHS Providers Useful briefings form provider point of view x     x          
NHS Supply Chain Case studies around procurement savings                  x

NICE 

NICE Guideline standards, and indicators  

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

x

  NICE Local Practice case studies           x      

North Grey Literature Collection

Collection of electronic Grey Literature relating to health and public health in the North of England

  x              

Nuffield Trust 

 

"evidence for better health care" 

x

 

 

x

x

 

 

 

x

Nursing Workforce Planning Tool

"to assist nursing workforce planning and help make better decisions about cost effective numbers and mixes of nurses."

      x          

ONS - Health & Social Care

Stats about the population

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

Public Health England

Data and analysis tools including Fingertips

Health intelligence, benchmarking and profiling tools

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

Parliamentary Research Briefings  Useful summaries, giving context and horizon-scanning of UK policy x                
Patient Experience Library  UK's qualitative literature on patient experience. Subscription service    
          x  
Primary Care Commissioning (PCC) Useful for primary care case studies. Publishers of Commissioning Excellence           x      
Public Health Toolkit Helping LKS support public health staff in LA teams   x              

Royal Colleges

See list and websites on AOMRC website

x

 

 

x

x

 

x

 

 

Scottish Health Technologies Group

Health technologies evidence                 x
Skills for Health  Development of an improved and sustainable healthcare workforce    x   x          

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)

sharing knowledge about what works across social care

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

 

 

Social Care Online 

free database of information and research on all aspects of social care and social work

 

x

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Strategic Clinical networks

Link to a custom google search  of all SCNs

 

 

 

 

 

 

x

 

 

Workforce planning for health, public health and social care

Collection of DH policies       x          

 

And finally, PHE have compiled a list of Grey Literature resources which may contain additional sites.

 

Wiki created by Anne Gray, Knowledge Officer, Arden GEM CSU.

 

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