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Urgent GP action is long overdue, but we should remember history of missing targets

Press release 09/11/2019

Helen Buckingham responds to the Conservatives’ announcement of investment in general practice.

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Primary care networks: A pre-mortem to identify potential risks

Briefing 08/11/2019

Primary care networks were introduced in early 2019 with the intention that they would stabilise general practice and act as the bedrock of integrated care systems. However, there is a lack of clarity over how broad national ambitions can be realised locally. What pitfalls face primary care networks...

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Delivering general practice with too few GPs

Report 11/10/2019Dr Rebecca Rosen

With an increasing number of GPs leaving clinical practice or working part time, and many practices unable to fill vacant GP posts, this briefing presents some ideas on how general practice can continue to be provided as the shortage of GPs becomes chronic.

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GP survey and new hospital performance data shows strain on staff and cycle of decline

Press release 11/07/2019

Helen Buckingham responds to latest GP patient survey and new hospital waiting times figures.

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Change or collapse: Lessons from the drive to reform health and social care in Northern Ireland

Report 10/07/2019Mark Dayan | Prof. Deirdre Heenan

Three years after Rafael Bengoa’s blueprint for improving the Northern Irish health service, this report uses interviews with health service leaders in Northern Ireland as well as outside experts and clinicians to assess which factors are helping or hindering Northern Ireland's efforts to change i...

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Is the number of GPs falling across the UK?

Blog post 08/05/2019Billy Palmer

In an analysis carried out exclusively for the BBC, Billy Palmer draws on published data sources to assess the number of GPs compared to the size of the UK population over time.

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Closing the gap: Key areas for action on the health and care workforce

Report 21/03/2019Jake Beech | Simon Bottery | Anita Charlesworth | Harry Evans | Ben Gershlick | Nina Hemmings | Candace Imison | Pinchas Kahtan | Helen McKenna | Richard Murray | Billy Palmer

The workforce challenges currently facing the health service pose a threat to the delivery and quality of care over the next 10 years. In advance of the NHS's workforce implementation plan later this year, the Nuffield Trust has joined forces with the Health Foundation and The King's Fund to outline...

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British public’s satisfaction with the NHS at lowest level in over a decade

Press release 07/03/2019

Public satisfaction with the NHS has fallen to its lowest level since 2007, according to analysis of the 2018 British Social Attitudes survey published today by The King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust.

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What can we expect from the new GP contract?

Blog post 06/02/2019Dr Charlotte Paddison

The new GP contract has been widely welcomed, but what does it mean for patients and GP surgeries, and what remains unanswered?

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Changes mean a historic shift in general practice - Nuffield Trust

Press release 31/01/2019

GPs will be able to offer a much wider range of services. However, it’s still not clear what is happening to GP and practice staff pay.

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