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The Impact of a National Clinician-led Audit Initiative on C...

Journal article 01/08/2016

Hip fracture is the most common serious injury of older people. The UK National Hip Fracture Database (NHFD) was launched in 2007 as a national collaborative, clinician-led audit initiative to improve the quality of hip fracture care, but has not yet been externally evaluated.

Effect of telehealth on hospital utilisation and mortality i...

Journal article 03/02/2016

Research assessing the effects of a home-based telehealth intervention on the use of secondary healthcare and mortality.

Is the incidence of hip fracture increasing among older men...

Journal article 21/01/2016

The prevention of hip fracture has been a long-term goal for healthcare in England. Over the past decade, there have been numerous initiatives aimed at reducing the risk of fracture among frail older people.

Continuous monitoring of emergency admissions of older care...

Journal article 01/01/2016

This research paper describes a method for using routine hospital data on admissions of older people as means for monitoring quality of care within a care home, and explores how this might be applied and used.

Commissioning's identity crisis

Journal article 18/11/2015

Nigel Edwards argues that, if current trends in commissioning continue, holding on to the N in NHS may become much more difficult.

Thinking the unthinkable about the NHS

Journal article 27/10/2015

Some may use the NHS funding crisis to bring in policies previously off limits, says Nigel Edwards in his column for the BMJ.

Seven day working: why the health secretary’s proposal is...

Journal article 05/09/2015

Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt’s recent declaration that he wants to see most hospital doctors on “seven day contracts” to enable weekend working provoked the ire of many NHS staff, who have been using the Twitter hashtag #iminworkjeremy to show they already work at weekends. Helen Crump explore...

Health Policy Priorities for a New Parliament: Essay collect...

Journal article 07/07/2015

This article is part of a collection of essays published jointly by the All-Party Parliamentary Group and The King's Fund.

An Approach to Assess Generalizability in Comparative Effect...

Journal article 18/05/2015

Policy makers require estimates of comparative effectiveness that apply to the population of interest, but there has been little research on quantitative approaches to assess and extend the generalisability of randomized controlled trial (RCT)–based evaluations. The authors illustrate an approach...

Improving productive efficiency in hospitals: findings from...

Journal article 07/08/2014

This paper provides an overview of the international evidence on how to improve productive efficiency in secondary care settings.