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Health PolicyMarch 14, 2019
Stephen Dorrell, Chair of Public Policy Projects, has published a new policy paper, 'Universal Healthcare in the 21st Century,' putting the question of delivering the NHS Long Term Plan into a wider context and provoking a further discussion about what it means to have a universal healthcare system.
HealthMarch 14, 2019
Predicted to kill 10 million people every year by 2050 without action, antimicrobial resistance (AMR) and the rise of ‘super bugs’ are considered the biggest threats to modern healthcare.
Health PolicyMarch 4, 2019
A new integrated leadership structure between NHS England and NHS Improvement has been announced, in what is being touted as a merger between the two organisations.
HealthFebruary 28, 2019
There is a growing body of evidence to suggest that, while substance use and the behaviours associated with it are decreasing, mental health issues among young people are on the rise.
Health PolicyFebruary 28, 2019
Leading doctors from the British Medical Association have warned the Prime Minister that ‘there is no clearer immediate threat to the nation's health than the impact of Brexit' in a recent letter.
Community healthFebruary 28, 2019
Valued at nearly £1.6bn billion in 2017, the Central London Private Acute Healthcare market is equivalent to around 40 per cent of the UK market for private patient revenues according to the latest research published by healthcare intelligence provider LaingBuisson.
Health ProfessionsFebruary 28, 2019
A new survey from the University of Warwick has revealed that over 40 per cent of GPs intend to quit general practice over within the next five years. This will only add to the worsening crisis in primary care.
Health PolicyFebruary 27, 2019
The recent NHS staff survey revealed that the number of staff who experience harassment from colleagues has risen from 18 per cent to 19.1 per cent. However, fewer staff reported experiencing physical violence from patients, relatives or members of the public.
HealthFebruary 26, 2019
A new report from the Care Quality Commission (CQC) has found 'some improvement in the quality of care planning for patients who are subject to the Mental Health Act.' However, quality and safety concerns remain on mental health wards.
Health PolicyFebruary 26, 2019
'We need an early years revolution' says a new report from the Health and Social Care Committee looking into services targeted at children in their first 1000 days of life. Is it time for investment in prevention and early intervention strategies to address health inequalities and boost outcomes?
Health PolicyFebruary 25, 2019
Genomics England and IQVIA have announced a collaboration to enable real-world clinical-genomics research by developing a platform that connects Genomics England’s growing database of clinical and genomic data with IQVIA’s experience of data analytics technology and research capabilities.
Health PolicyFebruary 25, 2019
In the UK, nearly three million drugs are prescribed every day at an annual cost to the NHS of more than £9 billion. As many of these conditions are preventable, new solutions must be considered to address this growing challenge. A new White Paper from IQVIA outlines solutions.