Knowing which of the growing number of initiatives to join up care in the health service actually work for patients is crucial. Based on her experience with an earlier wave of integration initiatives – the “Pioneers” – Eilís Keeble looks at what needs to be done to make this possible.
• 29/01/2019 • 09.15–16.30 • Charles Tallack | Fraser Battye | Jo Ellins | Dr Adam Steventon | Professor Judith Smith | Dr. Ron Agble
The Nuffield Trust in collaboration with three national Rapid Evaluation Centres – RSET, BRACE and the Improvement Analytics Unit - held an event to explore the growing use of rapid evaluation in the health service as a mechanism to drive improvement.
This breakfast seminar focused on raising important questions about the challenges faced, and early progress of these new care initiatives, identifying the emerging learning that can be drawn for the next generation of care models.
Nigel Edwards, Chief Executive of the Nuffield Trust, comments on the announcement of the 29 'vanguard' areas, noting the real test will be expanding beyond these areas that already have pioneering practice.