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News Secondary care
Strategy Unit and Health Economics Unit appointed to provide analytical support to the ‘New Hospitals Programme’
The Strategy Unit, working in collaboration with their sister team the
The Strategy Unit will undertake a rapid qualitative project to identify, collate and share, good practice across England in increasing COVID-19 vaccine uptake.
The Strategy Unit, the Health Economics Unit and Leicester Clinical Trials Unit have been announced as evaluation partners to support success in the Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Health and Care Awards.
News Integrated Care | Service improvement
The Strategy Unit and Ipsos MORI launch guide to implementing Person-Centred Intelligence.
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.
On International Womens Day 2019, Abeda Mulla from the Strategy Unit reflects on our gendered society that has led to poorer health outcomes in women.
Repeatedly, published evaluations show that community/primary care services interventions with a stated intention to reduce total (or forecast total) emergency admissions to hospital don’t achieve the expected result**
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
I was quoted in a recent Guardian newspaper article which described a London Clinical Commissioning Group’s wasteful use of external
Blog post Integrated Care
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
Blog post Integrated Care | Secondary care
Our latest research paper explores the impact of the different options for integration implemented as a result of the Transforming Community Services policy in 2010. This accompanying commentary reflects on potential implications for the current policy drive towards Integrated Care Systems.
Blog post Integrated Care | Primary Care
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.
News Secondary care | Service improvement
We were pleased to hear Simon Stevens referring to the conclusions of our project in his speech this week setting out the
Blog post Primary Care | Service improvement
The Strategy Unit has been working with GP practices in Dudley for the last three years to support service improvement in Primary Care.