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Is care becoming safer?

Blog post 27/08/2014Ben Gershlick

The proportion of patients being harmed has fallen and this is cause for celebration, but we need a range of robust measures to keep rates of harm low.

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Improving productive efficiency in hospitals: findings from a review of the international evidence

Journal article 07/08/2014

This paper provides an overview of the international evidence on how to improve productive efficiency in secondary care settings.

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The future of the hospital

Conference/seminar 09/06/2014 • 09.30–16.30

This major one-day event provided a forum for health care experts to explore the future of the hospital in a time of NHS spending constraints.

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Mike Richards: Changing the way we inspect & rate hospitals

Video 04/11/2013

In this video interview, Professor Sir Mike Richards, Chief Inspector of Hospitals, Care Quality Commission (CQC), describes the key questions they will be asking as a result of changes to the way …

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Commentary: Nudging hospitals to better quality

Journal article 07/06/2013

With all developed countries searching hard to eke more value out of the money spent on health care, this article looks at the way that health care is paid for.

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David Hamer: Improving hospital services with lean thinking

Video 17/10/2012

In this video interview, David Hamer, Professional Lead for Laboratory Medicine, Royal Bolton Hospital NHS Foundation Trust and National Clinical Lead for Service Improvement (Blood Sciences), NHS …

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Can NHS hospitals do more with less?

Report 12/01/2012Dr Jennifer Dixon CBE | Jeremy Hurst | Professor Judith Smith | Sally Williams

As the NHS attempts to secure unprecedented productivity gains, new research based on UK and international experience suggests how hospitals can improve efficiency.

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The role of matched controls in building an evidence base for hospital avoidance schemes: a retrospective evaluation

Journal article 06/01/2012

This paper presents the findings from a study to test whether two hospital-avoidance interventions altered rates of hospital use.

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Changing hospital architecture

Book 06/05/2008Sunand Prasad

This book reflects on the UK's current hospital building programme in the light of historical and international experience.

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Organizing for Quality: the improvement journeys of leading hospitals in Europe and the United States

Report 07/01/2008Paul Bate | Peter Mendel | Glenn Robert

This report contains in-depth case-studies from seven leading hospitals to give an international, evidence-based outlook.

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