The Nuffield Trust is an independent health think tank. We aim to improve the quality of health care in the UK by providing evidence-based research and policy analysis and informing and generating debate.
Professor John Appleby, Chief Economist at the Nuffield Trust responds to the social care announcement in the Queen's Speech 2019.
Big changes lie ahead for the UK following its vote to leave the EU. No part of society will remain unchanged, including the health and social care sector. Below is a collection of resources about how Brexit might affect the NHS.
Accident & Emergency units are one of the most essential parts of the health service. However, they are under severe pressure, particularly in the winter months, which often leads to A&E being described as a service in crisis. Here we collect our research and analysis examining A&E, patient flow and winter pressures.
Today’s statistics reveal alarming and dramatic increases in A&E waiting times – with waits for planned treatment also getting longer.
The NHS is struggling to maintain the large and diverse body of qualified staff required to deliver its services effectively. Without radical change, the health service's additional funding will likely fail to achieve the improvements the money promises. This spotlight brings together our work on understanding and addressing these challenges.