Age UK’s Personalised Integrated Care Programme brings together voluntary, health and social care services to provide personalised support to older people. We have been commissioned by Age UK to provide an independent view on whether the scheme can reduce avoidable hospital care.
As part of the wider evaluation led by the Policy Innovation Research Unit (PIRU), we are aiming to provide a high-level assessment of whether pioneer areas are showing any differential change in a series of readily available indicators.
With randomised controlled trials held up as the best way to find out if a policy is working or not, Jenny Neuburger looks at a recent hip fracture evaluation that was done differently, and explains that one size does not necessarily fit all.
Within this project we are evaluating two services as part of the Barking, Dagenham, Redbridge and Havering Prime Minister's Challenge Fund: a patient-centred primary care service for people with complex care needs and new out-of-hours GP hubs.
Access to patient data is integral to the Nuffield Trust's research. But with data sharing a highly contentious issue in recent years, it's important that stringent measures are taken to protect the privacy of the public. Here Dr Miranda Davies outlines what data security means for both patients and...
This breakfast seminar focused on raising important questions about the challenges faced, and early progress of these new care initiatives, identifying the emerging learning that can be drawn for the next generation of care models.