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Cause for concern: QualityWatch annual statement 2014

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October 2014 QualityWatch publication
In this second annual statement from the QualityWatch programme, in partnership with the Nuffield Trust, we draw on analysis of over 200 quality indicators and a series of in-depth research reports to provide an overview of how patterns of quality in...
10 October 2014
PCC ideas to action

Person-centred care: from ideas to action

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October 2014 Research
This report brings together the evidence on shared decision making and self-management support to provide greater coherence and clarity in debates about person-centred care.
02 October 2014

Ideas into action: person-centred care in practice

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October 2014 Learning report
This learning report summarises what research shows needs to be done to embed shared decision making and self-management support in day-to-day, routine NHS practice.
01 October 2014

Focus on: Allied health professionals

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September 2014 QualityWatch publication
This QualityWatch report, published in partnership with the Nuffield Trust, explores how best the quality of care delivered by allied health professionals can be measured, and presents the key findings from the available data.
30 September 2014

More than money: closing the NHS quality gap

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September 2014 Policy analysis
This report from the Health Foundation's policy team looks at how the NHS in England should address the 'financial gap', projected to reach £30bn by 2021, and its implications for quality of care.
16 September 2014

International responses to austerity

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September 2014 Evidence scan
This evidence scan explores the policy responses that health systems internationally have taken in response to financial crisis, how effective these measures have been and their impact on the quality of care.
15 September 2014

Can the NHS maintain quality without additional resources?

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September 2014 Event report
This event report summarises a workshop co-hosted by the Health Foundation and the Foundation Trust Network to tackle the question of whether the NHS can maintain quality in the short to medium term without additional resources.
14 September 2014

Building capability to improve safety

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August 2014 Event report
This report summarises a May 2014 workshop discussion. It also provides examples of approaches and activities for building safety improvement capability that were shared with workshop participants.
05 August 2014

Focus on: A&E attendances

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July 2014 QualityWatch publication
This report from our QualityWatch programme, in partnership with the Nuffield Trust, looks at patterns of A&E activity, the nature of the increased demand and what has driven waiting times upwards.
24 July 2014

Improvement collaboratives in health care

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July 2014 Evidence scan
This evidence scan explores research about whether collaboratives help to improve quality in health care and the factors that may be key to their success.
23 July 2014
 
 
 
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