NHS practice guide

Chapters by type of organisation and role


Organisation type

Key audience

Relevant chapters

Primary care trusts

Executive, non-executive and clinical leaders

Chapter 3 – Leadership and motivation
Chapter 4 – Partnerships
Chapter 6 – Ensuring high quality services
Chapter 6 – Involving older people
Chapter 7 – Developing a workforce to deliver age-equal services

 

Frontline GPs and community health staff

Chapter 8 – Prevention and health promotion
Chapter 9 – Access to primary and community services
Chapter 10 – Footcare
Chapter 11 – Hearing services
Chapter 12 – Falls
Chapter 13 – Continence
Chapter 14 – Mental health (including dementia)
Chapter 15 – End of Life care
Chapter 16 – Urgent and emergency care
Chapter 19 – Sexual health

 

Commissioning teams

Chapter 5 – High quality care for all
All section B and C

 

Public and patient involvement leads

Chapter 6 – Involving older people

 

Human resource and line managers

Chapter 7 – Developing a workforce to deliver age-equal services

 

General practitioners

 

NHS foundation trusts and NHS trusts

Executive, non-executive and clinical leaders

Chapter 3 – Leadership and motivation
Chapter 4 – Partnerships to end discrimination and promote equality
Chapter 5 – High quality care for all
Chapter 6 – Involving older people
Chapter 7 - Developing a workforce to deliver age-equal services

 

Accident and emergency staff

Chapter 12 – Falls
Chapter 16 – Urgent and emergency care

 

Palliative care services

Chapter 15 – End of life care

 

Care of the elderly teams

Chapter 12 – Falls
Chapter 16 – Urgent and emergency care
Chapter 15 – End of life care
Chapter 18 – Cardiovascular disease

 

Cardiology and stroke care teams

Chapter 18 – Cardiovascular disease

 

Cancer teams, surgical and medical teams

Chapter 17 - Cancer services

 

Women’s and children’s service providers

Chapter 20 – Children and young adults

Ambulance trusts

Executive, non-executive and clinical leaders

Chapter 3 – Leadership and motivation
Chapter 4 – Partnerships to end discrimination and promote equality
Chapter 5 – High quality care for all
Chapter 6 – Involving older people
Chapter 7 - Developing a workforce to deliver age-equal services Workforce

 

Frontline staff

Chapter 16 – Urgent and emergency care
Chapter 15 – End of life care
Chapter 18 – Cardiovascular disease

Mental health providers

Executive, non-executive and clinical leaders

Chapter 3 – Leadership and motivation
Chapter 4 – Partnerships to end discrimination and promote equality
Chapter 5 – High quality care for all
Chapter 6 – Involving older people
Chapter 7 - Developing a workforce to deliver age-equal services Workforce

 

All

Chapter 15 – Mental health including dementia