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Comprehensive geriatric assessment: needs assessment tool

Research 06/09/2018Dr Elizabeth Fisher | Eilís Keeble | Joshua Kraindler

The Nuffield Trust has developed a tool to help providers and commissioners of care in England assess the needs of frail older people being cared for in hospital.

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The Hospital Frailty Risk Score

Blog post 21/08/2018Professor Simon Conroy

Alongside our new tool published today, a guest blog from Professor Simon Conroy discusses the advantages of being able to identify older people at risk in hospitals, and how it could make a real difference.

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The NHS at 70: What’s the problem with social care, and why do we need to do better?

Report 26/06/2018Ruth Thorlby | Anna Starling | Catherine Broadbent | Toby Watt

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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Following in the footsteps of Japan: making social care reform happen

Blog post 09/05/2018Natasha Curry

Alongside our new report, Natasha Curry looks back at the history of attempts to reform social care in England, and discusses learning points from Japan's system that might help us to ensure the green paper marks a turning point for social care over here.

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Patient-centred care for older people with complex needs: Evaluation of a new care model in outer east London

Report 26/04/2018Chris Sherlaw-Johnson | Helen Crump | Sandeepa Arora | Holly Holder | Rob Meaker

This study evaluates a ‘one-stop’ primary care service within three London boroughs for older people with complex health care needs.

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The challenges of case-control studies and the value of inconclusive results

Blog post 26/04/2018Chris Sherlaw-Johnson

Chris Sherlaw-Johnson discusses the analytical challenges of effective evaluations, and why it’s important that results are not overlooked – regardless of their immediate impact.

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Us and them: the impact of prejudice on prisoners’ health care

Blog post 20/04/2018Dr Miranda Davies

Miranda Davies looks at the perceptions that people have about prisons, and how they might affect the health care that prisoners receive.

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Numbers matter in prison

Blog post 13/03/2018Dr Miranda Davies

At the start of a new project, Dr Miranda Davies looks at how prisoner and staff numbers impact on health and care, and explains what our new research will do.

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Snapshot – Dr Rebecca Rosen on new models of care

Video 30/05/2017

Rosen R (2017) Snapshot – Dr Rebecca Rosen on new models of care [Online Video]. 27 May 2017.

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Older people are paying the price for cuts to social care

Press release 15/09/2016

A new report from the Nuffield Trust and The King's Fund has found that the care older people are receiving is increasingly dependent on where they live and how well off they are.

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