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3187 results for the term ‘UK and International comparisons’

Focus on: International comparisons of healthcare quality

Report 03/07/2015Lucia Kossarova | Dr Martin Bardsley | Ian Blunt

An analysis of 27 care quality indicators across 15 countries to explore what comparisons of international healthcare data can tell us about quality of care in the UK.

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International comparisons of health and wellbeing in adolescence and early adulthood

Report 20/02/2019Dr Rakhee Shah | Dr Ann Hagell | Dr Ronny Cheung

Adolescents and young adults make up around a fifth of the UK population, yet the significance of this age group is sometimes overlooked in health policy-making. So how does the UK fare when compared internationally on a range of outcomes measuring the health and wellbeing of this age group?

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Summary: International comparisons of healthcare quality

Page QualityWatch 22/10/2018

What can the UK learn from international comparisons of healthcare quality? We offer an overview of our research. By Lucia Kossarova, Ian Blunt and Martin Bardsley.

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International comparisons of health and wellbeing in early childhood

Report 15/03/2018Dr Ronny 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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Spending on health: how does the UK compare internationally?

Blog post 04/08/2017John Appleby | Ben Gershlick

For years, international stats seemed to show the UK spending less of its national income on health care than other wealthy countries – but new figures show we may be keeping up with our peers after all. John Appleby has worked with Ben Gershlick of the Health Foundation to look at what this means...

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International comparisons of healthcare quality

Indicator update 25/06/2020Jenny Davies

In our latest update we look at international comparisons of healthcare quality.

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International comparisons of healthcare quality

Indicator update 31/07/2018Jessica Morris

International comparisons of the performance of health systems can be a powerful tool. As well as highlighting areas for quality improvement, they enable us to answer some big questions in health care.

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International comparisons of preventable risk factors

Indicator 26/02/2020

We evaluate how rates of smoking, obesity and alcohol consumption compare internationally.

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UK lagging behind peers on child health, new research reveals

Press release 15/03/2018

The first ever international analysis looking at UK child health measures over time shows that the UK is now stalling in several key areas like infant mortality and immunisation levels.

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UK young people let down on long-term illness, new international report finds

Press release 20/02/2019

Young people in the UK are making healthier life choices for themselves than before, but are more likely to die from asthma or have a poor quality of life from long-term conditions compared to counterparts in other high-income countries.

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