News Elective care | Inequalities
Our new report guides Integrated Care Boards through the process of developing a credible strategy to reduce inequalities in access to planned hospital procedures.
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 Better use of analysis | Learning and development
The literature on decision making is like a disaster movie h
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 | Emergency care | Problem Structuring
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.
In this blog, Fraser Battye leaves the Strategy Unit’s usual careful and empirical view of the world. He reflects on NHS England and Improvement’s ‘Integrating Care’ paper from the perspective of wider ideological and societal trends. In doing so, he suggests that there is scope for bolder reform – and that localism is the way to go.
In this blog, Fraser Battye looks at NHS England/Improvement’s ‘Integrating Care’ paper. While not looking forward to another NHS re-organisation, he sees a lot that analysts will like. Fraser also notes the potential advantage that the Decision Support Unit model gives systems in the Midlands. What can analysts do to seize these opportunities?
News Better use of analysis | Learning and development
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.
Blog post Evaluation and impact assessment | Learning and development | Policy | Primary, community and social care services
With the end of the New Care Models programme there is an opportunity to reflect on what has been learnt at local level.