Two decades ago, you took a book and a thermos into A&E and waited; ten years ago, a patient complained to me that he had been seen so fast he had not been able to read his book at all! Now people prepare to sit it out, charging their smartphones and buying a coffee, as…
How modelling is resuscitating NHS Urgent & Unscheduled Care
What we know and where to go next
A review of the evidence and some possible ways forward
Over the past four and a half years I have spent a considerable amount of time trying to persuade NHS staff to use more modelling in stroke care. The response I’ve become accustomed to hearing is generally: ‘This looks impressive, but what evidence do you have that modelling can actually drive improvement?’
What I have learned from 10 years of trying to improve quality and reduce cost in the NHS LISTEN WATCH coming soon… MORE Dr. Steven Allder | Taunton Hospital Whole systems thinking for complexity and fragility: challenges and guidance LISTEN WATCH coming soon… MORE Prof. Carol Jagger | University of Newcastle Major challenges in hospital…
At my age, it always seems tempting fate to say that you enjoy good health, because you feel that you’re bound to get diagnosed with something awful the following week.
Healthcare is the only sector that the UK ‘owns’ at every level, from the NHS’s service provision to systems, manufacture and research.