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.
New statistics show that despite impressive achievements in reducing delayed transfers of care from hospital, only 5 major A&E departments m...
Given rising demand from a growing and ageing population and constraints on funding, better integration of health and care systems has been central to policy reforms of late. This spotlight compiles our latest research and analysis on the various facets of integrated care.
A new scheme piloted in four nursing homes has resulted in a 36% reduction in emergency admissions to hospital, with the biggest reductions...
With the NHS finances under scrutiny and public sector austerity set to continue, we explore the big financial and funding issues facing the health service over the next few years.
The NHS needs to maintain a large and diverse body of qualified staff to deliver its services effectively. Coupled with the funding squeeze, this creates a unique set of challenges. This spotlight brings together reports and articles analysing these challenges.