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Focus on: Emergency hospital care for children and young peo...

Report 24/04/2017Eilís Keeble | Dr Lucia Kossarova

As the NHS emerges from its toughest winter yet, attention has been focused on the impact of older people on the health system. But younger people (up to the age of 24) are also frequent users of emergency care and, like older people, require specialist care.

New report shows rise in emergency hospital admissions for y...

Press release 24/04/2017

Latest QualityWatch Focus On report has found that the number of babies and young children admitted to hospital in an emergency has grown by almost a third over the past decade.

How hospitals can collaborate with social care

Comment 20/04/2017Holly Holder

Holly Holder reports back from our recent event on managing the interface between hospitals and social care.

Work for us

Spotlight 19/04/2017

Want to join the Nuffield Trust? We currently have vacancies for positions in our HR and communications teams.

Nuffield Trust responds to February Combined Performance Sum...

Press release 13/04/2017

In February there was a slight improvement across a number of indicators.

Matt Green

External Enhanced ParamedicSouth Central Ambulance Service NHS FT

Matt Green is an Enhanced Paramedic for South Central Ambulance Service NHS Foundation Trust in Slough.

Ambulance staff are working harder than ever to manage deman...

Comment 12/04/2017Matt Green

Ambulance staff provide great care, writes paramedic Matt Green, but growing pressures are making it much harder.

2016/17: a bad year for ambulance diversions

Chart 07/04/2017

In 2016/17, the number of diverts was 478 – 80% more than the previous year.

Winter Insight: The ambulance service

Briefing 07/04/2017

The ambulance service has come to be a totemic symbol of the NHS in England, free at the point of use and available to all. It represents the fundamental duty of care at the heart of the health service and is an expression of the dedication of NHS staff. In our final winter briefing, we look at thes...

Number of ambulance diverts from A&E doubled this winter

Press release 07/04/2017

Analysis finds A&E units closed to ambulances almost 500 times in just three months this winter.