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Indicator update summary: July 2017

Indicator update 11/07/2017Robert Reed

A round up of changes to indicators with new data on life expectancy, cancer, diabetes and alcohol.

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13 reasons for (and some against) spending more on the NHS

Blog post 08/03/2017John Appleby

So you think we should spend more on the NHS? But why?

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Getting the most out of international comparison

Blog post 08/07/2015Professor Peter C Smith

Comparing healthcare quality between countries is an immensely important undertaking, but the data must be interpreted with care.

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Focus on: International comparisons of healthcare quality

Report 03/07/2015Lucia Kossarova | Dr Martin Bardsley | Ian Blunt

An analysis of 27 care quality indicators across 15 countries to explore what comparisons of international healthcare data can tell us about quality of care in the UK.

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News release: UK faces ‘mountain to climb’ in improving care quality, new comparative study finds

Press release 03/07/2015

Despite significant improvements since 2000, the UK can and should do better in preventing unnecessary hospital admissions and improving survival from killer diseases.

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The best health care system in the world?

Blog post 03/05/2015Niek Klazinga

Although the information infrastructure in OECD countries needs to be strengthened, there is no reason not to try to learn from approaches taken abroad.

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Reforming social care – what can we learn from the world’s oldest country?

Press release 27/11/2013

A new Nuffield Trust report examines how radical reforms in Japan provided universal coverage to older people at a time of major financial constraints.

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Devolved UK in danger of losing power in Europe

Press release 20/11/2008

A report from health policy think tank the Nuffield Trust examines how devolution in the UK could erode the nation’s current influential position in shaping European Union health policy.

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Primary health care in an international context

Report 01/10/1994John Fry | John Horder

International comparisons on general practice

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Reflections on the management of the national health service

Report 04/10/1985Alain Enthoven

An international perspective on the NHS.

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