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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 drive for greater integration of health and care services has been the central theme of UK health policy for most of
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 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.
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 | 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
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.