The Improvement Analytics Unit is a partnership between NHS England the Health Foundation that provides robust analysis to help the NHS improve care for patients.

We use advanced statistical techniques to provide evidence of whether local programmes are having an impact on improving the quality and efficiency of care.

Below are our completed reports and statistical analysis protocols.

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The impact of Extensive Care Service and Enhanced Primary Care in Fylde Coast

November 2020
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This briefing explores IAUs evidence on how multidisciplinary teams may increase emergency hospital...

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The long-term impacts of new care models on hospital use

September 2020
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The briefing examines the impact of Mid-Nottinghamshire's Integrated...

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Emergency admissions to hospital from care homes: how often and what for?

July 2019
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Combined learnings from national linked datasets and focused care home evaluations in Rushcliffe,...

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The impact of providing enhanced support for care home residents in Wakefield

July 2019
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Evaluating the early effects on hospital use from the first phase of an enhanced support initiative...

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The impact of providing an enhanced package of care for care home residents in Nottingham City

July 2019
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Examining whether enhanced support had an effect on hospital utilisation for new residents who moved...

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The impact of integrated care teams on hospital use in North East Hampshire and Farnham

September 2018
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This briefing examines the early effects on hospital use of introducing multidisciplinary integrated...

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The impact of providing enhanced support for Sutton Homes of Care residents

June 2018
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This report examines the effect of the Sutton Homes of Care vanguard on hospital use for new...

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The impact of redesigning urgent and emergency care in Northumberland

December 2017
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The Health Foundation has considered findings from analysis into the early impact of changes to...

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The impact of providing enhanced support for care home residents in Rushcliffe

March 2017
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This briefing looks at the impact of a package of enhanced support for older people living in care...

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