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Patient-centred care for older people with complex needs: Evaluation of a new care model in outer east London

Report 26/04/2018Chris Sherlaw-Johnson | Helen Crump | Sandeepa Arora | Holly Holder | Rob Meaker

This study evaluates a ‘one-stop’ primary care service within three London boroughs for older people with complex health care needs.

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Dedicated GP support for nursing homes sees significant drop in emergency admissions

Press release 04/04/2018

A new scheme piloted in four nursing homes has resulted in a 36% reduction in emergency admissions to hospital, with the biggest reductions towards the end of people’s lives.

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Transforming health care in nursing homes: An evaluation of a dedicated primary care service in outer east London

Report 04/04/2018Chris Sherlaw-Johnson | Helen Crump | Natasha Curry | Dr Charlotte Paddison | Rob Meaker

The study indicates that providing residents of care homes with increased GP access and continuity of primary care more generally may help to reduce hospital admissions.

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Success story: learning from interventions that work

Blog post 04/04/2018Nigel Edwards

With our new report today evaluating an intervention offering GP support to nursing homes, Nigel Edwards looks at why such initiatives are successful and the lessons they bring.

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Exploring the cost of care at the end of life

Report 26/09/2014Dr Martin Bardsley | Theo Georghiou

We estimate hospital and non-hospital costs for people in the last 90 days of life.

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Counting the cost of end of life care

Blog post 25/09/2014Theo Georghiou

Theo Georghiou explores the cost of end of life care and the shift away from hospital settings.

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Social care and cancer: tracking care across service boundaries

Blog post 02/06/2014Dr Adam Glaser

Dr Adam Glaser explores a recently published Nuffield Trust report on the routes that cancer patients take through the care system.

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Reforming social care – the Japanese experience

Blog post 27/11/2013Dr Linda Patterson OBE

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Effect of a home-based end-of-life nursing service on hospital use at the end of life and place of death: a study using administrative data and matched controls

Journal article 05/06/2013

This article assesses the effect of routinely delivered home-based end of life care on hospital use at the end of life and place of death.

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