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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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Not enough GPs? Delivering general practice in challenging times

Conference/seminar 22/01/2019 • 13.30–16.00Professor Al Mulley | Dr Nav Chana | Sophie Castle-Clarke

This event, run in partnership between the Nuffield Trust and NHS England, will explore models for delivering general practice as the number of GPs is falling.

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Are patients benefitting from better integrated care?

Blog post 17/01/2019Sarah Scobie

As QualityWatch publishes a scrolling data story investigating whether the drive in recent years to integrate services more closely has resulted in any tangible improvements for patients, Sarah Scobi...

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The health care workforce in England: make or break?

Report 15/11/2018Nuffield Trust | The Health Foundation | The King's Fund

In advance of the publication of the NHS long-term plan, we've joined forces with the Health Foundation and The King's Fund to highlight the scale of workforce challenges now facing the health service and the threat this poses to the delivery and quality of care over the next 10 years.

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Technology in general practice needs careful implementation

Blog post 09/08/2018Dr Rebecca Rosen

Following on from her previous blog this week, Rebecca Rosen looks at why GPs can be hostile about technologies they might find helpful, and proposes four ways to overcome the doubts.

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Will a robot replace me as a GP?

Blog post 07/08/2018Dr Rebecca Rosen

Rebecca Rosen gives a GP’s perspective on adapting to new technologies, and explains why the professional judgement of the doctor is still vital.

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