Bevan Commission- A Prudent Approach to Primary Care: Covid-19 Supplement
The Bevan Commission worked with the RCGP to set out their conclusions on ‘A Prudent Approach to Primary Care’. Whilst this was undertaken pre Covid-19, the recommendations still stand; indeed, many have been reinforced even further through Covid-19. This publication is an addendum to this, focusing specifically on the impact of Covid-19 within primary care.
Bevan Commission- Covid 19 Intelligence Series: Data collection, collation and communication
This paper summarises the role and limits of science in terms of determining what the best course of action is with regard to managing Covid-19 and highlights and what is currently known about Covid-19 risk factors.
Bevan Commission - Valuing Governance - Resetting the Dial
The governance of public bodies are under the spotlight more than ever. In this opinion piece, Steve Combe, Independent Governance Consultant, and Jan Williams, Chair of Public Health Wales, argue that there is too much reliance being placed on formal governance architecture.
Bevan Commission - Patient Powered Safety: Reducing harm through co-production with patients
How can we avoid harm coming to patients and what role can patients and relatives play in this? This question was the focus of a two day conference ?People Powered Safety Symposium? held in Bangor, North Wales that resulted in some fascinating discussions and moving, impactful testimonies from people which highlighted how the public can play a key role in reducing and preventing harm. The conference was attended by citizens, active patient representatives, senior doctors from a number of clinical specialties and representatives of the NHS and Health Education and Improvement Wales (HEIW). This paper provides a summary of the event, captured by authors Dr Chris Subbe, School of Medical Sciences, Bangor and Dr Robert Royce, Researcher, Bevan Commission.
Bevan Commission - Engaging with the Public ? a conversation on sustaining a prudent approach to health and care
The Bevan Commission held series of engagement events to explore the views and experiences of the public across a range of health and care matters including responsibility, funding and priorities. This report summarises the findings and highlights key areas to be addressed.
Bevan Commission - Achieving Profound and Sustainable Improvement in Quality in Wales: An update and call for urgent action
In this update of its 2017 discussion paper which examined the issues related to achieving profound and sustainable improvements in quality, the Bevan Commission reiterates the call for more radical solutions and an independent and externally validated quality system across health and care in Wales.