This research draws on an extensive literature review to assess the realism of the narrative that moving care out of hospital will save money. It explores five key areas: elective care, urgent and emergency care, admission avoidance and easier discharge, at risk populations, and self-care.
In a new short series, the Nuffield Trust is looking closely at some of the big issues behind pressure on the NHS in winter months.
Nigel Edwards explores what the data tells us about delayed transfers of care and busts some myths about how to prevent them.
This research uses a detailed survey of doctors and managers to understand their views on the current state of the doctor–manager relationship in the UK.
In an effort to improve the quality of health care and reduce the fina...
Many sustainability and transformation plans have now been published, setting out how local areas intend to close the financial gap while transforming services for their population. Here, Nigel Edwards assesses what we already know about the plans.
Nigel Edwards explores some of the pitfalls that Sustainability and Transformation Plan leads are going to face when implementing plans in their areas.
This report sets out the possibilities to transform health care offere...
This briefing looks at emerging changes in primary care, and how digit...
The digital patient: transforming primary care? reviews the evidence t...
In this guide we outline ten steps towards retrospective matching to evaluate new health and care service models.
This report describes the results of a pilot analysis of the effectiveness of using routine health care data to determine areas that have made quality improvements in the care of frail and older people over time.