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Mortality rates: getting the right measure

Blog post 13/02/2015Chris Sherlaw-Johnson

The Secretary of State has recently announced an annual review of the case notes of 2,000 people who have died in hospital every year. Chris Sherlaw-Johnson examines the problems with this approach.

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Volunteering in the season of goodwill

Blog post 08/12/2014Dr Miranda Davies

Miranda Davies outlines some of the lessons she has learnt from her evaluation of volunteer projects.

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An army of the willing?

Blog post 03/12/2014Dr Martin Bardsley

Martin Bardsley outlines our evaluation of the British Red Cross'Support at home' scheme - which helps older people maintain their independence with the help of volunteers.

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Effect of the British Red Cross ‘Support at Home’ service on hospital utilisation

Report 21/11/2014Dr Adam Steventon | Theo Georghiou

This research evaluates the impact on hospital use and costs of a British Red Cross programme

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Exploring the cost of care at the end of life

Report 26/09/2014Dr Martin Bardsley | Theo Georghiou

We estimate hospital and non-hospital costs for people in the last 90 days of life.

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Our response to a government consultation on protecting health and social care information

Briefing 08/08/2014

Our response to government proposals to introduce tighter controls and safeguards on the use of personal health and care data.

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The ‘wicked’ problem of access: is the telephone a solution?

Blog post 06/08/2014Dr Rebecca Rosen

Many patients love these triage services, but the system is not without challenges, says Rebecca Rosen.

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A risk worth taking?

Blog post 24/07/2014Paul Smith

The world of risk stratification has come a long way over the past few years, says Paul Smith.

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Unlinked data sources with the most potential

Video 30/06/2014

In this video,  Tim Kelsey , NHS England;  Bethan George , Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group; and  Professor Liam Smeeth , London School of Hygiene and Tropical Medicine, discuss as yet …

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Bethan George: Linking data across the WELC pioneer project

Video 30/06/2014

Bethan George, Deputy Director Integrated Care, Tower Hamlets Clinical Commissioning Group, describes the use of linking person level data in the WELC (The Waltham Forest, East London and City) …

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