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Staffing shortfall of almost 250,000 by 2030 is major risk to NHS Long Term Plan, experts warn

Press release 15/11/2018

Critical and lasting shortages in the healthcare workforce mean that the forthcoming NHS Long Term Plan risks becoming an unachievable ‘wish list’ of initiatives to improve the health service.

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The health care workforce in England: make or break?

Report 15/11/2018Nuffield Trust | The Health Foundation | The King's Fund

In advance of the publication of the NHS long-term plan, we've joined forces with the Health Foundation and The King's Fund to highlight the scale of workforce challenges now facing the health service and the threat this poses to the delivery and quality of care over the next 10 years.

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How much would NHS costs rise if there’s no Brexit deal?

Blog post 13/11/2018Mark Dayan

With it still possible the United Kingdom will leave the European Union without a deal, Mark Dayan looks at the impact that would have on NHS costs.

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What’s really going on with nursing outside hospital?

Blog post 19/10/2018Mark Dayan | Billy Palmer

Mark Dayan and Billy Palmer argue that we should treat figures appearing to show a plummeting community nursing workforce with caution. While a real problem exists, the statistics only count a subset of the workforce, and we can’t fully see what is happening with some other staff.

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Understanding carers: a guide for local authorities

Toolkit/how-to 08/10/2018

Under the Care Act 2014, councils across England have a key role in assessing the support needs of carers. But with a recent Healthwatch report stating that those providing unpaid care are struggling to find help, Sarah Scobie pulls together sources of information to help local authorities understan...

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What is the ethnicity pay gap among NHS doctors?

Blog post 17/09/2018John Appleby

Following on from our work showing an overall gender pay gap in favour of men in the English NHS, John Appleby looks at how the pay of doctors in the health service varies by ethnic group.

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Acute medical care in England: Findings from a survey of smaller acute hospitals

Summary 13/09/2018Candace Imison | Louella Vaughan

This profile of smaller hospitals in England finds trusts struggling to recruit and retain acute medical staff. Services across the country are configured in a wide variety of ways, with little evidence of an 'ideal' model for acute medical care emerging from our research.

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Facts and figures on the NHS at 70

Presentation 02/07/2018

To help journalists, commentators and others interested in the 70 th anniversary of the NHS we have compiled a set of facts and figures from our recent work, comparing the NHS in 1948 with now. …

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The NHS at 70

Spotlight 02/07/2018

The NHS's 70th birthday has been accompanied by unprecedented levels of debate over the best ways of running the health care system. Here we collect together the work we have been doing to contribute evidence, analysis and our expert opinion to the discussions taking place.

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The NHS at 70: What will new technology mean for the NHS and its patients?

Report 28/06/2018Sophie Castle-Clarke

To mark the BBC’s coverage of the NHS’s 70th birthday in July 2018, researchers from the Health Foundation, Institute for Fiscal Studies, The King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust have joined forces for the first time, using combined expertise to shed light on some of the big questions on the NHS...

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