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Whether or not to admit a patient is one of the most routine yet important decisions a doctor in an Emergency Department
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.
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.
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**
Health and care services in England are labouring under a chronic state of stress – where for many organisations, ‘just about coping’ has become the new normal.
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 | 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.
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