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.
This spotlight brings together our body of work on general practice and provides an overview of the current trends and debates occurring in the sector.
Increased demand, staff burnout and deteriorating patient experience are threatening the stability of general practice. With frustration around access to appointments sitting at the heart of low public satisfaction with the NHS, we felt that this was the right time to take a closer look at what the problems are within general practice, and what are the lessons to learn from them. As part of our mi...
Each week, we take a look at a different chart that addresses a vital issue around health and care, presenting our analysis of the data to illustrate key issues and invite discussion.
The pandemic has caused serious disruption to nearly all health and care services in a system that was already running under significant strain. Here we collect our relevant work on how services can recover and progress so far.
The British Social Attitudes survey provides a definitive measure of public opinion from the 1980s to today, showing how satisfaction with the NHS has changed amidst staffing and financial struggles. This spotlight collects the survey results and our related work on public perceptions on health and social care.