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Us and them: the impact of prejudice on prisoners’ health care

News and opinion 20/04/2018Dr Miranda Davies

Miranda Davies looks at the perceptions that people have about prisons, and how they might affect the health care that prisoners receive.

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Nigel Edwards responds to latest NHS performance figures

News and opinion 12/04/2018

New statistics show that despite impressive achievements in reducing delayed transfers of care from hospital, only 5 major A&E departments met the four-hour A&E target last month.

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Nuffield Trust to work with the BBC for the NHS at 70

News and opinion 11/04/2018

Along with three other think tanks, the Nuffield Trust will address five of the most important questions facing the NHS today.

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A financial birthday present for the NHS

News and opinion 06/04/2018John Appleby

With a long-term funding plan for the health service recently supported by the Prime Minister, John Appleby looks at how much money the NHS across the UK might need in future years.

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The gender pay gap in the NHS: the story so far

News and opinion 05/04/2018John Appleby

With businesses all over Britain reporting on their gender pay gap this week, John Appleby looks at how the NHS has fared.

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

Research 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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Our response to new data briefing on NHS winter pressures

News and opinion 04/04/2018

Briefing shows hospitals in England have been opening an average of 5-and-a-half extra hospitals’ worth of beds every day this winter.

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

News and opinion 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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Success story: learning from interventions that work

News and opinion 04/04/2018Nigel Edwards

With our new report today evaluating an intervention offering GP support to nursing homes, Nigel Edwards looks at why such initiatives are successful and the lessons they bring.

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Unlocking the integration challenge

News and opinion 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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