E‌vidence Briefings

Evidence briefings are produced for several commissioners on a range of topics.

* indicates briefing produced as part of an NIHR funded project evaluating a demand-led knowledge translation service for NHS commissioners in Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs) in North East England.

Enhancing access in primary care (PDF , 144kb) *‌

Evidence briefing for North East CCGs. (July 2015)

Evidence to inform the commissioning of social prescribing (PDF , 132kb) *‌ 

Evidence briefing for North East CCGs. (March 2015) 

Promoting patient-centred care planning consultations (PDF , 143kb) *‌

Evidence briefing for North East CCGs. (March 2015)

Supporting self-management: helping people manage long-term conditions (PDF , 149kb) *

Evidence briefing for North East CCGs. (February 2015)

Interventions to reduce unplanned admissions from care homes (PDF , 130kb) *

Evidence briefing for North East CCGs. (December 2014)

Effects of lay-led self-care education programmes (PDF , 99kb) *

Evidence briefing for North East CCGs. (December 2014)

Advanced care planning (PDF , 200kb)

Evidence briefing. (November 2014)

Value-based commissioning of MSK procedures (PDF , 325kb) *

Evidence briefing for North East CCGs. (October 2014)

Predictive validity of tools used to assess the risk of unplanned admissions (PDF , 234kb)

Evidence briefing. (August 2014)

Self-care support for people with COPD (PDF , 149kb) *

Evidence briefing for North East CCGs. (July 2014)

Interventions for loneliness and social isolation (PDF , 137kb) *

Evidence briefing for North East CCGs. (July 2014)

Evidence to inform urgent and emergency care systems (PDF , 184kb) *

Evidence briefing for North East CCGs. (March 2014)

Consolidating urgent care services (PDF , 184kb) 

Evidence briefing for North East CCGs. (November 2013)

Urgent care systems (PDF , 202kb) 

Evidence briefing for West and South Yorkshire Bassetlaw Commissioning Support Unit. (November 2013)

Telehealth (PDF , 286kb) 

Evidence briefing for Vale of York CCG. (June 2013)

Non-pharmacological interventions for dementia in care home settings (PDF , 208kb) 

Evidence briefing for Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. (January 2013)

Inpatient rehabilitation services for the frail elderly (PDF , 172kb) 

Evidence briefing for Vale of York CCG. (January 2013)

Teleconsultation (PDF , 329kb) 

Evidence briefing for NHS Airedale Bradford and Leeds. (September 2012)

Drug treatments for patients with functional class II pulmonary hypertension (PDF , 310kb) 

Evidence briefing for North of England Specialised Commissioning Group. (May 2012)

Adherence to treatment for respiratory diseases (PDF , 253kb) 

Evidence briefing for NHS Airedale Bradford and Leeds. (January 2012)

Do integrated care pathways deliver better health outcomes and/or reduce costs i (PDF , 265kb) 

Evidence briefing for Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. (September 2011)

Effectiveness of nurse led endoscopy services. (PDF , 197kb) 

Evidence briefing for York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. (August 2011)

Effectiveness of specialist nurse services in acute hospital settings. (PDF , 211kb) 

Evidence briefing for York Teaching Hospital NHS Foundation Trust. (June 2011)

Supporting women with postnatal depression through psychological therapies. (PDF , 1,781kb) 

Evidence briefing for NHS Airedale Bradford and Leeds. (March 2011)

Models of care for follow-up of childhood cancer survivors (PDF , 133kb)

Evidence briefing. (March 2010)‌

Alternatives to inpatient admission for adolescents with eating disorders. (PDF , 98kb) 

Evidence briefing for NHS Airedale Bradford and Leeds. (January 2010)

Physical health monitoring for people with schizophrenia or other serious mental (PDF , 97kb) 

Evidence briefing for NHS Airedale Bradford and Leeds. (November 2009)

CBT for schizophrenia. (PDF , 87kb) 

Evidence briefing for Leeds and York Partnership NHS Foundation Trust. (September 2009)