All medicines are poisons. Everything that cures could kill if administered in the wrong doses, to the wrong people, at the wrong times, in the wrong ways.
Could a peer review methodology help drive continual learning within and across local systems?
21st April 2023
In this blog Karen describes how peer review methodologies are being used to support learning in Long COVID services.
Part of the Strategy Unit mission is to improve the use of analysis in decision making. Current use is, to employ a euphemism, variable.
Our mission takes multiple forms:
The Intellectual Forum: a source of fresh perspectives on decision making
9th November 2021
The literature on decision making is like a disaster movie highlights reel. Barely has one calamity registered before another serious misstep takes its place. Case study after case study flashes past, each with its own lessons and warnings.
The Midlands Decision Support Network in association with The Strategy Unit hosted INSIGHT 2021 our annual festival of learning and sharing events for the NHS, local government and other partners across health and care (4th – 15th October).
How do we develop analysts as leaders? Early thoughts from our ‘leadership for analysts’ programme
9th April 2021
“What is an analyst?”
How can analysis help clinicians improve services? Interview with Dr Anna Lock
16th March 2021
Dr Anna Lock, Justine Wiltshire and Lucy Hawkins reflect on the Strategy Unit's innovative end of life care analysis. How can this work help clinicians to improve services?
The Strategy Unit will undertake a rapid qualitative project to identify, collate and share, good practice across England in increasing COVID-19 vaccine uptake.
We’re delighted that Sir Simon Stevens, Chief Executive Officer of the NHS, has recognised the vital role of high-quality analysis.