New data from Engage Britain shows that the NHS makes Brits “proud to be British” but also reveals millions face being forced to go private, fight for treatment or feeling dismissed by doctors.
Public Policy Projects has created a new coalition of experts and stakeholders from across the health and care spectrum, designed to create a health service that boasts truly world-beating patient outcomes.
Primary care at scale (PCaS) entered the lexicon of healthcare in the NHS in England over 10 years ago. It should be regarded as a set of principles rather than an organisational form, albeit when these principles are applied, a larger provider organisation often results.
Gianpiero Celino, Clinical Director, Cegedim Healthcare Solutions, outlines a vision for the future of digital healthcare building on the huge progress the NHS made during 2020.
London South Bank University (LSBU), Royal College of General Practitioners (RCGP) and Modality Partnership have launched the first ‘new to partnership’ GP leadership programme to provide primary care leaders with the knowledge and skills they need lead at executive level.
Dr Martin Skipper, Head of Policy for the LDC Confederation highlights major discrepancies in the Government’s strategy for NHS dentistry during the pandemic.
The Association of Dental Groups (ADG) has welcomed the publication of Public Health England’s report on “Oral health inequalities in England”. The report reveals stark variations between regions in oral health and highlights a clear “north/south” divide.
Services need a learning culture and support for staff from the top to tackle repeated failings in the imaging pathway that can have serious consequences for patients.
Dr Chi-Chi Ekhator is a GP based in South London and a GP Appraiser of NHS England. She is also Chair of Five2Medics, an initiative within Ascension Trust, born out of the desire to build wellness and resilience in communities facing disadvantage.
Disparities in the growth of waiting lists due to the pandemic highlight the importance of addressing unmet needs among certain populations.
While the current spotlight is on reducing post-pandemic elective surgery waiting times, emergency departments have been left to pick up the health system’s slack. Public Policy Projects Policy Analyst Lottie Moore spoke to Dr Katherine Henderson about the challenges now facing emergency medicine.
As we ease out of lockdown restrictions and regain some sense of normality, the focus must be on getting early diagnosis back on track. Otherwise, thousands of undiagnosed issues will inevitably lead to a new health crisis.
NHS England and NHS Improvement have given the go-ahead for the development of one of the most energy-efficient buildings in the NHS. The project will be the first of its type in the UK to be certified to the Passivhaus standard.
New funding secured by the National Academy for Social Prescribing hopes to expand upon the already successful scheme to help people open up more and overcome difficulties found during the lockdown.
The Government has announced a wide range of different rules and regulations to try and encourage the UK to lose weight. These include new labelling systems for food, restrictions on junk food adverts, ending unhealthy food promotion in shops and encouraging social prescribing.
Dr Chris Whittle is an NHS doctor turned Clinical Entrepreneur who wants to change the way people access healthcare in the face of the Covid-19 pandemic.
The National Association of Primary Care (NAPC) has launched a new practical 'how to' guide to help primary care networks (PCNs) start work on developing their premises so they’re able to provide integrated, community-based health and care well into the future.
A state of the art £15 million health centre has opened in Barrow-in-Furness, Cumbria, offering GP and primary health care services.
New research by the Stroke Association has revealed that an extremely high number of stroke survivors – more than one million in the UK – live in constant fear of having another stroke.
Matt Hancock, Sectary of State for Health and Social Care, has launched an evidence-based review into the NHS Health Check to assess the feasibility of adopting a more personalised, preventative approach, depending on individual characteristics.
Public Policy Projects (PPP) recently put together a high-level, strategic roundtable to develop practical, actionable steps for medical and digital technology in the community, primary and mental health care sectors. Here are the key recommendations.