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The London Quality Standards: A case study in changing clini...

Report 15/02/2017Louella Vaughan | Sílvia Machaqueiro | Matt Gaskins | Candace Imison

This report evaluates the introduction of standards to improve acute and emergency care in London hospitals.

Quality at a cost

Report 08/12/2016Dr Elizabeth Fisher | Dr Lucia Kossarova | Eilís Keeble | Holly Dorning | Nora Cooke O'Dowd

Quality at a cost is the fourth annual statement from QualityWatch a joint research programme from the Nuffield Trust and Health Foundation.

Managing doctors, doctors managing

Report 01/12/2016Dr Alison Powell | Professor Huw Davies

This research uses a detailed survey of doctors and managers to understand their views on the current state of the doctor–manager relationship in the UK.

The digital patient: transforming primary care?

Report 16/11/2016Sophie Castle-Clarke | Candace Imison

The digital patient: transforming primary care? reviews the evidence that exists on digital technology and its impact on patients in primary care and the NHS.

Using data to identify good-quality care for older people

Report 01/11/2016Chris Sherlaw-Johnson | Dr Alisha Davies | Claire Currie | Dr Tazeem Bhatia | Dr Elizabeth Fisher | Dr Martin Bardsley

This report describes the results of a pilot analysis of the effectiveness of using routine health care data to determine areas that have made quality improvements in the care of frail and older people over time.

Harnessing social action to support older people

Report 14/10/2016Theo Georghiou | Cono Ariti | Dr Miranda Davies | Sandeepa Arora | Dr Tazeem Bhatia | Dr Martin Bardsley | Ruth Thorlby

In this research report we present the findings of our evaluation of seven social action projects supported by the Reducing Winter Pressures Fund.

Knowing you’re not alone: Understanding peer support for str...

Report 29/09/2016Holly Dorning | Dr Miranda Davies | Cono Ariti | Dr Kerry Allen | Theo Georghiou

Social care for older people: home truths

Report 15/09/2016Richard Humphries | Ruth Thorlby | Holly Holder | Patrick Hall | Anna Charles

This report looks at the current state of social care services for older people in England through a combination of national data and interviews.

Large-scale general practice in England: what can we learn f...

Report 05/09/2016Dr Luisa Pettigrew | Professor Nicholas Mays | Stephanie Kumpunen | Dr Rebecca Rosen

This report presents findings of an extensive literature review examining the evidence of whether collaborative ‘atscale’ models of general practice can really deliver what is expected of them.

Feeling the crunch: NHS finances to 2020

Report 05/08/2016Sally Gainsbury

As recognised by the NHS’s Five Year Forward View by 2020 the NHS will need to find savings of around 22 billion in order to balance its books. This analysis examines different scenarios to determine exactly what it would take to close the gap.