NHS leaders reach out to the half-a-million students getting their A-Level results today to consider career with the health service. The call on students to pick a career in the NHS comes as the NHS launches the next stage of the ‘We are the NHS' campaign to encourage people to join the sector.
A new report by the Health Foundation argues that the NHS could make a greater contribution to improving social and economic conditions for people in the local areas in which it operates.
The next decade is set to be an era of proactive, predictive and personalised prevention. Or so the Government’s green paper on prevention: Advancing our Health: Prevention in the 2020s, suggests. But does it go far enough to address the challenges of today?
Developing a progressive social care system to meet the needs of citizens while balancing service provision, funding and workforce pressures is a puzzle yet unsolved. A Public Policy Projects roundtable, chaired by David Walker, sought to establish what's next for the policy of the political left.
The Department of Health and Social Care (DHSC) has today announced a £250 million funding boost to build a National Artificial Intelligence Lab, with the aim of developing earlier cancer detection, new dementia treatments and more personalised care across the UK.
Since 2010, the NHS has endured the slowest growth in capital funding since its inception. The new Prime Minister, Boris Johnson, has announced a £1.8 billion boost to finance 20 substantial healthcare upgrade projects and address the maintenance backlog. Is this enough? And what comes next?
The long-awaited social care green paper remains unpublished, but as well as tackling the major issue of how care is funded, it is also expected to place emphasis on the need for more integrated, person-centred approaches and innovative models of care.
This month marks 50 years since Neil Armstrong said: "One small step for (a) man." This momentous feat of ingenuity, innovation and effort resulted in one of the greatest achievements in the history of mankind. What could the same appetite do for healthcare today? – Professor Terry Young.
Public Policy Projects, supported by MSD, brought together experts from across primary and secondary care, as well as NHS England and local government to discuss the topic of integration of health and care services and how it facilitates the principle of universal healthcare.
Decade-long strategies were once considered a ‘nice to have’ rather than a tangible option for UK healthcare. However, with the publication of the NHS Long Term Plan, there is a clear pathway for system transformation and better care. Public Policy Projects hosted Simon Stevens to outline his plan.
New analysis from the Improvement Analytics Unit, a joint initiative between NHS England and the Health Foundation, has found that more than four in ten emergency admissions to hospital involving care home residents could be avoided with better provision of preventative primary care.
The UK care home estate is ageing and demand for services is set to rise. Around 75 per cent of the UK stock was built pre-2000, much of which is substandard. What does the future of this sector look like? Kenneth Mackenzie from Target Fund Managers looks at what's next.
The Department of Health and Social Care has launched a consultation on proposals to make the NHS Pension Scheme more flexible.