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International comparisons of healthcare quality

Indicator update 31/07/2018Jessica Morris

International comparisons of the performance of health systems can be a powerful tool. As well as highlighting areas for quality improvement, they enable us to answer some big questions in health care.

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Combined Performance Summary: May - June 2018

Latest data 12/07/2018Jessica Morris

Our round up of the latest key NHS performance data.

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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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The NHS at 70: Does the NHS need more money and how could we pay for it?

Report 26/06/2018George Stoye

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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Combined Performance Summary April – May 2018

Latest data 14/06/2018Jessica Morris

Our round-up of the latest key NHS performance data.

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Combined Performance Summary March/April 2018

Latest data 10/05/2018Jessica Morris

Our round up of the latest key NHS performance data.

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Combined Performance Summary February/March 2018

Latest data 12/04/2018Jessica Morris

Our round up of the latest key NHS performance data.

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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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