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Developing robust estates strategies: Challenges and opportunities

Research 19/06/2018Helen Buckingham | Sarah Harvey | Laurie McMahon

A report based on our learning from the past year on developing effective estates strategies in the NHS – including practical suggestions for national bodies, local systems and third party advisors.

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What can England learn from the long-term care system in Japan?

Research 09/05/2018Natasha Curry | Sophie Castle-Clarke | Nina Hemmings

In anticipation of the green paper this summer, what lessons can be drawn from a country that has demonstrated it is possible to achieve fundamental social care reform despite formidable demographic, economic and social pressures?

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Patient-centred care for older people with complex needs: Evaluation of a new care model in outer east London

Research 26/04/2018Chris Sherlaw-Johnson | Helen Crump | Sandeepa Arora | Holly Holder | Rob Meaker

This study evaluates a ‘one-stop’ primary care service within three London boroughs for older people with complex health care needs.

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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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Managing the hospital and social care interface: interventions targeting older adults

Research 27/03/2018Holly Holder | Stephanie Kumpunen | Sophie Castle-Clarke | Silvia Lombardo

Given the national policy drive for better integrated care across sectors, what examples already exist of individual hospitals and social care providers working together to reduce delayed transfers of care, length of hospital stay and admissions for older people - and how successful are they?

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International comparisons of health and wellbeing in early childhood

Research 15/03/2018Ronny Cheung

How do health outcomes for babies and young children in the UK compare with other similar countries on key measures such as immunisation, birth weight, mortality rates, breastfeeding and obesity?

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Public satisfaction with the NHS and social care in 2017: Results and trends from the British Social Attitudes survey

Research 28/02/2018Ruth Robertson | John Appleby | Harry Evans

Nuffield Trust and The King's Fund present results and analysis from the annual British Social Attitudes survey. This year's results show a sharp, alarming drop in public satisfaction with the NHS.

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Divided we fall: getting the best out of general practice

Research 05/02/2018Dr Rebecca Rosen

How best to balance the proliferation of GP services prioritising speed and convenience with the traditional view of general practice based on deep knowledge, community-based understanding and continuity of care?

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Admissions of inequality: emergency hospital use for children and young people

Research 24/12/2017Lucia Kossarova | Ronny Cheung | Dougal Hargreaves | Eilís Keeble

Does a child's socioeconomic background affect rates of admissions to hospital for common conditions such as asthma, diabetes or epilepsy?

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Falling short: Why the NHS is still struggling to make the most of new innovations

Research 13/12/2017Sophie Castle-Clarke | Nigel Edwards | Helen Buckingham

Despite the fact there is good understanding of the issues obstructing innovation in the NHS, it is still slow to adopt new technological ideas. Why is this, and how can we address the problem?

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