Blog post Emergency care | Policy | Primary, community and social care services | Public health and prevention
Emergency department attendances fell dramatically and systematically during the early phases of the COVID-19 pandemic. This effect was almost universal, affecting people from all parts of society and for all health conditions. But in our recent paper we highlight one notable exception to this rule -presentations at Emergency Departments for infant-feeding problems increased during the pandemic.
News Complex Modelling | Elective care | Inequalities
Our research, published in the Lancet Regional Health Europe, highlights substantial inequities in access to elective hip replacement surgery. We found no evidence that these inequities reduced between 2006 and 2016.
Blog post Complex Modelling | Population Mapping
With general practice appointments hitting the highest numbers on record (34.8 million in England alone in November 2021), careful organisation and planning for patient appointments is increasingly important.
Blog post Primary, community and social care services
The Strategy Unit is embarking on an exciting project with WM ADASS, the Association of Directors of Adult Social Care Services in the West Midlands to explore the challenges facing domiciliary care and the opportunities that exist to transform and improve the service.
News Elective care | Evaluation and impact assessment | Primary, community and social care services
The drive for greater integration of health and care services has been the central theme of UK health policy for most of
Blog post Complex Modelling | Emergency care | Inequalities
We know that patterns of access to healthcare have changed during the pandemic.
Coinciding nicely with the NHS 70th Birthday celebrations and the parallel discussions of ‘where next and how to do it better’ for the NHS, last we
Find out about our recent summit on intelligence to drive improvement in healthcare and comment on our working design principles.
We recently shared highlights from our realist synthesis on primary care-led integrated models, at the Health Policy and Planning Network workshop. Take a look at our presentation for a flavour of our findings ahead of publication later in the summer.