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Alex Fox at Summit 2019: Shared Lives Plus and how it's changing social care

Video 28/02/2019

Alex Fox discusses Shared Lives Plus, a UK network for family-based and small-scale ways of supporting adults. Presentation given at Nuffield Trust 2019 Health Policy Summit, 28 February 2019.

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Age UK’s Personalised Integrated Care Programme: Evaluation of impact on hospital activity

Report 31/01/2019Theo Georghiou | Eilís Keeble

Age UK commissioned the Nuffield Trust to conduct a detailed evaluation of a scheme providing personalised care for older people. Given the severe pressure on health and care services across England, could this scheme help local systems by reducing the numbers of people being admitted to hospital in...

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Safety in health and social care

Indicator update 30/11/2018Jessica Morris

We're monitoring changes in safety in health and social care over time across a range of measures.

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Acute medical care in England: Findings from a survey of smaller acute hospitals

Summary 13/09/2018Candace Imison | Louella Vaughan

This profile of smaller hospitals in England finds trusts struggling to recruit and retain acute medical staff. Services across the country are configured in a wide variety of ways, with little evidence of an 'ideal' model for acute medical care emerging from our research.

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Comprehensive geriatric assessment: needs assessment tool

Research 06/09/2018Dr Elizabeth Fisher | Eilís Keeble | Joshua Kraindler

The Nuffield Trust has developed a tool to help providers and commissioners of care in England assess the needs of frail older people being cared for in hospital.

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The Hospital Frailty Risk Score

Blog post 21/08/2018Professor Simon Conroy

Alongside our new tool published today, a guest blog from Professor Simon Conroy discusses the advantages of being able to identify older people at risk in hospitals, and how it could make a real difference.

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The NHS at 70: What’s the problem with social care, and why do we need to do better?

Report 26/06/2018Ruth Thorlby | Anna Starling | Catherine Broadbent | Toby Watt

To mark the BBC's coverage of the NHS's 70th birthday in July 2018, researchers from the Health Foundation, the Institute for Fiscal Studies, The King’s Fund and the Nuffield Trust have joined forces for the first time, using combined expertise to shed light on some of the big questions on the NHS...

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