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.

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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. 19 Jun 2015

    A new deal for general practice? The Nuffield Trust response

     Nuffield Trust Chief Executive Nigel Edwards comments on the Secretary of State's 'New Deal' for general practice.

  2. 17 Jun 2015

    Reduce reliance on financial incentives to improve GP services, Nuffield Trust says

    Financial rewards and incentives to improve GP services risk being overused in the NHS and are not the best way to encourage lasting change and widespread reform, a new briefing from the Nuffield Trust says today.

  3. 11 Jun 2015

    Nuffield Trust responds to the Carter Review

    Nigel Edwards responds to the interim report on NHS spending by Lord Carter. 

  4. 4 Jun 2015

    Two performance targets to be scrapped: our response

    Responding to the news that key waiting times targets for planned treatment are to be scrapped, and the A&E target is to be reviewed, Nuffield Trust Chief Executive Nigel Edwards said:

  5. 2 Jun 2015

    Staff burnout could derail NHS efficiency drive and move to 7-day service

    The Nuffield Trust today warns that plans for an unprecedented £22 billion in savings and seven day working by 2020 will not be realised unless the health service reconnects with staff and develops their skills to better meet changing patient needs.


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