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.

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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. 25 Feb 2015

    Nuffield Trust responds to Manchester health and social care plans

    Nigel Edwards, Chief Executive of the Nuffield Trust responds to the news that local authorities and health services in Manchester are to enter a new partnership to bring together health and social care budgets.

  2. 19 Feb 2015

    ‘Messy’ approach to rationing healthcare losing legitimacy: New Nuffield Trust analysis

    Growing financial pressure on the NHS is exposing a lack of legitimacy in the way many decisions about rationing healthcare in England are made, according to the Nuffield Trust.

  3. 27 Jan 2015

    Nuffield Trust responds to Labour's Ten Year Plan for Health and Care

    Nigel Edwards reacts to Labour’s ten-year plan for the NHS.

  4. 26 Jan 2015

    New research highlights concerns about the future role of GPs in commissioning healthcare

    Changes to the way primary care is commissioned in England, waning levels of engagement from GPs with a formal role in Clinical Commissioning Groups (CCGs), and cuts to CCG management budgets means these bodies risk becoming unsustainable, according to two leading think tanks.

  5. 10 Dec 2014

    Pharmacists at risk of missing out on front-line NHS role

    Leadership divisions and fragmented funding arrangements mean that pharmacists could miss out on new plans giving them the chance to treat patients more directly unless the profession can make a coherent case for change, the Nuffield Trust says.


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