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The Health Foundation - This briefing finds evidence that multidisciplinary teams may increase emergency hospital activity at least in the short term. It evaluates two integrated team initiatives developed in the Fylde Coast NHS vanguard: the Extensive Care Service (ECS) and Enhanced Primary Care (EPC). Both use risk stratification to help identify adults with complex chronic care needs who are... [...]

NHS England - This document summarises the methods used in the production of indicators and ratings for the year end assessment of clinical CCGs, using the NHS Oversight Framework. The framework includes a set of 65 indicators, of which 60 relate to CCGs. At the end of the financial year, there is a process to derive an overall year-end assessment... [...]

General Medical Council - This report finds that, despite the pressures caused by Covid-19, 89 per cent of doctors experienced at least one positive change during the pandemic. However, it found that black and minority ethnic doctors were less likely to share the positive experiences reported by many of their white counterparts. Report General Medical Council - press release [...]

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