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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.
From our previous work, with Nuffield Trust and Health Foundation, we know that lockdown had a significant effect on attendance at Emergency Departments (ED). We also know that this effect was very unevenly distributed: some demographic groups stayed away far more than others.
The care home COVID crisis and the effects of longstanding staffing and funding shortages has meant that
Whether or not to admit a patient is one of the most routine yet important decisions a doctor in an Emergency Department
The drive for greater integration of health and care services has been the central theme of UK health policy for most of
News Primary Care
The Strategy Unit have been awarded funding from the Health Foundation to improve analytical capability in health and care services
The Strategy Unit have been selected to be part of the latest round of the Health Foundation's Advancing Applied Analytics programme.
The Population Health Management (PHM) Analyst Development Programme will introduce analysts from the Midlands CCGs, NHS Trusts, CSUs, Local Author
Have cuts to public spending on social care for older people led to more emergency hospital admissions?
Cuts to council social care budgets are often cited as a cause of pressure on NHS urgent and emergency care services. Much of the evidence supporting this link, however, is anecdotal. We set out to try and quantify the effect of cuts to social care on older people’s use of emergency healthcare services, and our research has just been published in BMJ Open.
Waiting times in A&E are never far from the headlines. It threatens to become the defining healthcare performance issue of our time, much lik
News Evaluation | Secondary care
Sign up for the NHS Confederation webinar and access the report by ICF and The Strategy Unit here.
Blog post Capacity and Demand | Secondary care
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.
News Integrated Care
The Strategy Unit was commissioned by NHS England to provide tailored reports to each of the Sustainability and Transformation Partnerships in England.