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...


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...


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 – ...


Darshan Patel