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.
News Elective care | Inequalities
UPDATE 10th August: Now including briefing note for Integrated Care Boards on legal duties in respect of reducing inequalities. This report guides ICBs through the process.
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.
Blog post Comparative Analysis | Elective care | Emergency care
Whether or not to admit a patient is one of the most routine yet important decisions a doctor in an Emergency Department
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
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.
The country’s major accident and emergency (A&E) departments are struggling more than ever before to see patients within the government target of four hours – but that is not all bad news.
Blog post Evidence Reviews | Primary, community and social care services | Problem Structuring
The Strategy Unit has recently completed a £116,000 research project that will inform the development of new care models central to the NHS Five Ye