New analysis reveals ‘concerning’ discrepancies between the standard of GP care people receive in poor areas compared to their counterparts in richer areas.
• 15/11/2017 • Holly Holder | Helen Buckingham
A report exploring the challenges and opportunities presented by sustainability and transformation partnerships (STPs) for accountability in the NHS.
Confusing accountability structures and a return to a ‘command-and-control’ style of managing the NHS risks undermining local initiatives to better join up health care services.
• 10/10/2017 • Stephanie Kumpunen
With the results of the RCGP and Nuffield Trust at-scale survey published, Stephanie Kumpunen looks at the current picture in general practice and asks what clinical commissioning groups and policy-makers can do to help.
• 06/07/2016 • Ruth Robertson | Holly Holder | Shilpa Ross | Chris Naylor | Sílvia Machaqueiro
What progress have clinical commissioning groups (CCGs) made in implementing their clinically led model and what more needs to be done?
New research has suggested that many GPs do not currently have a strong sense of ownership of their local CCGs.
In this slideshow, Dr Judith Smith , Director of Policy, Nuffield Trust, examines commissioning in the reformed NHS including existing knowledge in the sector about their role, and what this means …
A major investigation into the practice of commissioning health care for long-term conditions has questioned the extent to which the NHS internal market operates as policy makers intended.