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Winter 2017/18: the worst ever for the NHS?

News and opinion 24/05/2018Dr Elizabeth Fisher | Leonora Merry

Long read: Whether the recent winter was the worst ever for the NHS in England has been asked a lot. Liz Fisher and Leonora Merry explore further.

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Nigel Edwards responds to latest NHS performance figures

News and opinion 12/04/2018

New statistics show that despite impressive achievements in reducing delayed transfers of care from hospital, only 5 major A&E departments met the four-hour A&E target last month.

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Our response to new data briefing on NHS winter pressures

News and opinion 04/04/2018

Briefing shows hospitals in England have been opening an average of 5-and-a-half extra hospitals’ worth of beds every day this winter.

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No sign of recovery for NHS, says Nuffield Trust

News and opinion 08/03/2018

At our Health Policy Summit last week, Simon Stevens said it is likely February will turn out to have been the most pressurised month the NHS has seen. Today’s figures, sadly, do little to disprove that.

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Nigel Edwards responds to weekly winter and monthly performance statistics

News and opinion 11/01/2018

New figures clearly reveal why the NHS is under such extraordinary pressure this winter.

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John Appleby responds to weekly winter operational statistics

News and opinion 04/01/2018

New statistics show the health service is likely to face another three months of exceptional need for care but it is starting from a precarious position.

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Labour right to predict a grim winter for the NHS, but one-off bung won't solve it

News and opinion 25/09/2017

Nigel Edwards responds to the Labour Party’s call for a £500 million NHS winter bailout fund.

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Winter Insight: The ambulance service

Research 07/04/2017John Appleby | Mark Dayan

The ambulance service has come to be a totemic symbol of the NHS in England, free at the point of use and available to all. It represents the fundamental duty of care at the heart of the health service and is an expression of the dedication of NHS staff. In our final winter briefing, we look at thes...

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NHS 111 sending increasing number of callers to A&E and ambulances

News and opinion 22/02/2017

Numbers of NHS 111 callers sent to emergency services vary significantly around the country.

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Winter insight

Spotlight 07/02/2017

In a new short series, the Nuffield Trust is looking closely at some of the big issues behind pressure on the NHS in winter months.

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