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Transforming health care in nursing homes: An evaluation of a dedicated primary care service in outer east London

Report 04/04/2018Chris Sherlaw-Johnson | Helen Crump | Natasha Curry | Dr Charlotte Paddison | Rob Meaker

The study indicates that providing residents of care homes with increased GP access and continuity of primary care more generally may help to reduce hospital admissions.

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Dedicated GP support for nursing homes sees significant drop in emergency admissions

Press release 04/04/2018

A new scheme piloted in four nursing homes has resulted in a 36% reduction in emergency admissions to hospital, with the biggest reductions towards the end of people’s lives.

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Unlocking the integration challenge

Blog post 28/03/2018Alex Fox OBE

Continuing the theme of integration this week, a guest blog from Alex Fox of Shared Lives looks at new ways of thinking and the successes his own organisation is having.

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Successfully improving the interface between hospitals and social care

Blog post 27/03/2018Stephanie Kumpunen

Alongside our new report today, Stephanie Kumpunen looks at what lessons can be learned from local areas to help more effective collaboration between health and social care.

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Numbers matter in prison

Blog post 13/03/2018Dr Miranda Davies

At the start of a new project, Dr Miranda Davies looks at how prisoner and staff numbers impact on health and care, and explains what our new research will do.

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Commissioning and STPs

Spotlight 06/03/2018

As the Health Committee undertakes an inquiry into sustainability and transformation partnerships, accountable care systems and accountable care organisations and asks the experts about the effect they will have on the health service, here we collect together the work we have already done to provide...

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2018 Health Policy Summit

Spotlight 27/02/2018

The Nuffield Trust’s 2018 Summit brought leaders and experts together to rethink the biggest issues in health and social care: from staffing, to the perspectives of the public and how poverty and deprivation shape health. Catch up on the highlights here.

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Finding the right balance: how to get the best out of general practice

Blog post 06/02/2018Dr Rebecca Rosen

With her new report this week exploring the tensions between faster, transactional GP services and the traditional GP role, Rebecca Rosen writes more about the issues we need to overcome and how we might be able to get the best of both worlds.

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