Nuffield Trust is an authoritative and independent source of evidence-based research and policy analysis to improve health care in the UK. Our independence and expertise mean we are well placed to be a source of expert and impartial analysis for the media.

Our Qualitywatch indicators and NHS in Numbers pages are useful resources for journalists interested in long term trends on performance and spending.

View our most recent press releases below. An archive of our previous press releases is also available.

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If you wish to keep in touch with our latest news, receive embargoed press releases or contact one of our spokespeople, please contact Leonora Merry or Mark Dayan in our press office on 020 7462 0555 or via email. Journalists with urgent out-of-hours media enquiries should contact the duty press officer on 07920 043709.

Our experts

We have a range of spokespeople that provide comment and analysis to the media on our areas of expertise, and that contribute to health policy debates. They regularly contribute articles and are happy to provide background briefings to journalists. Access biographical details of our experts.

Latest press releases

  1. 5 Oct 2015

    Nuffield Trust welcomes appointment of Jim Mackey as NHS Improvement Chief Executive

    Nigel Edwards responds to the appointment of Jim Mackey as first Chief Executive of NHS Improvement. 

  2. 30 Sep 2015

    We need inspiration and system leadership, health leaders tell incoming NHS Improvement CEO

    Senior health care figures say the incoming leader of the powerful new NHS Improvement regulator will need to give up on a top-down 'just do it' approach to managing performance, instead creating a sense of inspiration and a shared understanding of how the NHS can meet its current challenges. The new body needs a clear agenda that rises above “short-term political imperatives” to bring stability and collaboration to health service trusts.

  3. 25 Sep 2015

    Health leaders don’t see how local plans can achieve required NHS efficiency savings

    Findings from the Nuffield Trust's next survey of health leaders were just released, looking at financial and other pressures facing health and social care services ahead of the Comprehensive Spending Review.

  4. 10 Sep 2015

    Nuffield Trust responds to nurse shortage warning

    The Nuffield Trust responds to today’s letter from NHS trust chief executives and NHS Employers arguing that nursing should be included on the list of shortage occupations for immigration purposes.

  5. 16 Jul 2015

    Responding to new announcements by Jeremy Hunt on seven-day working and transparency

    Jeremy Hunt announces new measures on transparency and seven-day working. The Nuffield Trust responds, noting that consultants are only one piece of the puzzle.


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