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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 Scobie puts the study in context and explains the findings.

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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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Demanding better: The social determinants of health care demand

Blog post 05/07/2018Nigel Edwards

As our understanding of the effects of social circumstances on people's health care needs increases, Nigel Edwards asks how the system should respond, drawing on findings from a Nuffield Trust seminar.

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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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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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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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