Monday, 3 December 2018

Approaches to better value in the NHS

"This report shares learning and insight from three NHS hospital trusts that have developed organisation-wide strategies for value improvement. It draws on interviews, roundtables and site visits with senior leaders in the NHS who are committed to developing better value services."

Approaches to better value in the NHS: Improving quality and cost
J Jabbal, M Lewis
The King's Fund
October 2018

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A vision for population health

"The report outlines a framework for population health centred on four pillars: the wider determinants of health; our health behaviours and lifestyles; the places and communities we live in; an integrated health and care system."

A vision for population health: Towards a healthier future
D Buck, A Baylis, D Dougall, R Robertson
The King's Fund
November 2018

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Monday, 8 October 2018

Supporting successful innovation and improvement

"Adopters make a crucial contribution to the successful spread of new ideas, both through the hard work involved in adoption and their role in generating new learning about an intervention as it spreads."

The spread challenge: How to support the successful uptake of innovations and improvements in health care
T Horton, J Illingworth, W Warburton
The Health Foundation
September 2018

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Friday, 15 June 2018

Driving improvement in GP practices

"The case studies show that a good or outstanding GP practice needs to work as a team – including its clinical, administrative and managerial staff – with a shared vision, values and commitment to improving. This also means working as a multidisciplinary model, recognising the value of nursing teams in taking some of the clinical workload off GPs."

Driving improvement in GP practices
Care Quality Commission
June 2018

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Friday, 1 June 2018

Guidance: Health economics: a guide for public health teams

Public Health England has developed resources to help local commissioners achieve value for money by estimating the return on investment (ROI) and cost-effectiveness of public health programmes. Find out more here.