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. 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.

  2. 8 Jul 2015

    Nuffield Trust responds to the Summer Budget 2015

    Nigel Edwards responds to George Osborne's budget, highlighting that the 1% cap on public sector pay and the raise in the minimum wage may have important knock on effects for the NHS.

  3. 3 Jul 2015

    QualityWatch: UK faces ‘mountain to climb’ in improving care quality, new comparative study finds

    The UK can and should do better in preventing unnecessary hospital admissions and improving survival from some of the biggest killer diseases, a new report comparing performance across high-income countries reveals today. 

  4. 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.

  5. 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.


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