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

Contact us

If you wish to keep in touch with our latest news, receive embargoed press releases or contact one of our spokespeople, please contact Katherine Jarman or Mark Dayan in our press office on 020 7462 0555 or via email

Weekend press office cover 24 - 25 September

Journalists with urgent media enquiries over the weekend should contact Katherine Jarman on 07920 043 709.

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. 22 Sep 2016

    Our response to NHS Planning Guidance

    Sally Gainsbury responds to the NHS Operational Planning Guidance for 2017/18 and 2018/19.

  2. 21 Sep 2016

    NHS still affordable by 2030, experts conclude

    Nuffield Trust Chief Economist John Appleby comments on new OBR projections, which show that health spending as a share of GDP could increase from 7.4 per cent now to 8.8 per cent in 2030. 

  3. 21 Sep 2016

    Our response to report from Royal College of Physicians

    Our response to today's report from the Royal College of Physicians: Underfunded, Underdoctored, Overstretched. 

  4. 15 Sep 2016

    Older people are paying the price for cuts to social care

    A new report from the Nuffield Trust and The King's Fund has found that the care older people are receiving is increasingly dependent on where they live and how well off they are. 

  5. 8 Sep 2016

    Our reponse to July combined performance summary

    Nigel Edwards responds to the NHS Combined Performance Summary for July. 


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