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

Ten measures of success for NHS boards

I am often asked to provide a steer for chief executives and boards on data, dashboards and strategic measurement. Here are the top ten tips that I think differentiate good boards from great boards...

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Watching quality

In the last year or so you might think that quality in the NHS has been scrutinised more than at any other time since 1948. With reports from Francis, Don Berwick, the CQC and the Keogh Review, and...

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Dr Jennifer Dixon

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

Improving medicine prescribing in care homes

Many older people take a large number of medicines, but those who use the services of care homes often have little say over what medications they are taking. Sometimes they’re prescribed medicines ...

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Wasim Baqir

Here’s to the future of the NHS

If a trawl through the press cuttings is to be believed, the period of my tenure at the Health Foundation has been a tumultuous one in health policy terms. As I complete my last few days as Chief E...

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Stephen Thornton

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