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Laying foundations: Attitudes and access to mental health nurse education

Report 08/10/2020Billy Palmer | Rachel Hutchings | Claudia Leone

Mental health nursing is a vital and varied profession, accounting for over a third of the mental health workforce in England. Yet the numbers choosing to study to join the profession are unable to meet sharply rising demand. This major new report, commissioned by NHS Employers and the Mental Healt...

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Neurosurgery

Report 01/10/2020Nigel Edwards

NHS England’s Specialised Commissioning team lead a national programme aimed at improving specialised adult neuroscience services in England. The work programme seeks to support emerging regional teams as well as Integrated Care Systems in the NHS, through establishing ‘what good looks like’ f...

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Specialised neurology

Report 01/10/2020Nigel Edwards

NHS England’s Specialised Commissioning team lead a national programme aimed at improving specialised adult neuroscience services in England. The work programme seeks to support emerging regional teams as well as Integrated Care Systems in the NHS, through establishing ‘what good looks like’ f...

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North Central London adult elective orthopaedic services review: Nuffield Trust assessment against the Mayor’s six tests

Report 16/09/2020Sally Gainsbury | Nigel Edwards | Helen Buckingham | Dr Simona Baracaia | Dr Rebecca Rosen

In 2017, following the Nuffield Trust/King's Fund report into London’s five sustainability and transformation plans, the Mayor announced six tests to be met before support could be given to any health service reconfiguration proposals in London. The Nuffield Trust was recently commissioned by the...

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The impact of Covid-19 on the use of digital technology in the NHS

Report 27/08/2020Rachel Hutchings

The Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in the adoption of digital technology in the NHS and changes to the way services are delivered at an incredible pace. So as the health service works hard to get back to something like normality, are all the elements of this sea change in digital practice positive,...

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Maternity services in smaller hospitals: a call to action

Report 25/08/2020Nigel Edwards | Louella Vaughan | Billy Palmer

In rural and remote areas, the closure of maternity units can mean longer transfer times and poorer support for obstetric emergencies, but the viability of smaller maternity units is often questioned. This working paper discusses the issues affecting the delivery of safe and effective maternity serv...

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Resuming health services during the Covid-19 pandemic: What can the NHS learn from other countries?

Report 24/07/2020Sarah Reed

As the country deals with the easing of lockdown restrictions and a slow decline in Covid-19 cases, health services are attempting to return to some form of pre-pandemic normality – yet demand for services remains anything but predictable. Our new briefing looks at what approaches other countries...

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Strategic health authorities and regions: lessons from history

Report 02/07/2020Nigel Edwards | Helen Buckingham

With NHS England and NHS Improvement now a single entity, having seven regional teams to carry out work on the ground, what can be learned from previous incarnations of the NHS that relied on regional bodies? A new report by Nigel Edwards and Helen Buckingham asks the people who were there to provid...

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Public satisfaction with the NHS and social care in 2019: Results and trends from the British Social Attitudes survey

Report 03/04/2020John Appleby | Nina Hemmings | David Maguire | Jessica Morris | Laura Schlepper | Dan Wellings

Nuffield Trust and The King's Fund's latest analysis of the NatCen Social Research survey exploring the public's views shows satisfaction with the NHS jumped to 60% in 2019 – several months before the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. So what might explain this turnaround from previous years which h...

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Achieving scale and spread: Learning for innovators and policy-makers

Report 05/03/2020Nina Hemmings | Rachel Hutchings | Sophie Castle-Clarke | Billy Palmer

In recent years, a significant number of innovators have forged ways to scale and spread innovation in the NHS. However, despite some existing work in this area, less is known about how to achieve greater scale and spread beyond early adopters. The Nuffield Trust was commissioned by the NHS Innovati...

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