Useful Websites

NICE | The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence

They set standards and guidance for healthcare providers and are the main source of information about new medicines which they then help the NHS to adopt.

Ideas that change health and care | The King's Fund (

An independent charity to improve health and care in England by researching a variety of topics and working with patients, service users, carers and the public.

NHS England Leads the NHS in England, setting standards and plans for primary care, emergency care, mental health etc and supports staff working in the service.

Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE)Tries to improve people’s lives by sharing the best available knowledge and evidence about what works in social care and social work .

National Institute for Health and Care Research | NIHR Undertakes health and social care research to improve people’s health and wellbeing by turning scientific discoveries into new or improved treatments and services.