Spreading innovation in healthcare

This week I attended the Reform conference on health innovation, which got me thinking about the different ways that people interpret ‘innovation’. At the Health Foundation, the innovation we promo...

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Stephen Thornton

Crying in A&E

Earlier this month came a report from the BBC of a porter at Northern Ireland's biggest accident and emergency department, who said he was ‘fed up watching our nurses cry’ following problems in the...

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Dr Jennifer Dixon

Nudging towards NHS innovation

Let’s start with a conundrum. Nine out of ten people in England would be happy to donate their organs after they die. And awareness of the way to do this – joining the organ donor register – ...

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Darshan Patel

Improving equity in healthcare through innovation

Visiting The LV Prasad Eye Institute (LVPEI) in Hyderabad as part of the IPIHD study tour, I was expecting to see something along the lines of Aravind's high volume, high quality and low cost catar...

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Jo Bibby

Five ways to deliver high quality care at low cost

Imagine you are responsible for healthcare in a country where 30 million people are in poverty because of healthcare costs, where you are contending with communicable diseases eradicated in many pa...

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Jo Bibby

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