The State Of The Provider Sector: NHS Community Services: Taking Centre Stage – NHS Providers

NHS Providers report detailing good practice where community service providers have successfully developed new ways of working, collaborating with other services to improve care for patients. However it concludes that in practice, support on the ground has failed to match

The Business Case For People Powered Health – Nesta

Report on the business case for the People Powered Health approach: what investments would it require and what benefits could it bring?  It finds: The People Powered Health approach could reduce the cost of managing patients with long-term conditions by

Spotlight on the 10 High Impact Actions – Royal College of General Practitioners

Royal College of General Practitioners research on the effectiveness of NHS England’s Time for Care Programme, specifically its 10 High Impact Actions: a range of initiatives that were introduced with the aim of increasing capacity in general practice and reducing

Experimenta: Building the next generation of Chile’s public innovators – Nesta

The Chilean Government established a practice-based capacity building programme called Experimenta, this report looks at the outcomes of the Experimenta programme and finds both real and profound. The programme has equipped a sizeable cohort of civil servants (30 teams, 277

Can government stop losing its mind?: How network thinking can help us record, find and use what we need – Nesta

This Nesta report sets out how the public sector could benefit from a federated, data-driven approach: one that provides greater power to its leaders, benefits its participants and users, and improves performance through better use of, and structured access to,

Test Beds Programme: Information to support the launch of wave 2 – NHS England

The Test Bed programme originated in the Five Year Forward View and was set up to provide a novel approach to test innovations in health systems, by tackling well established barriers to the uptake of innovation. Test Beds were established

Allied health professions supporting patient flow: a quick guide – NHS Improvement and NHS England

This quick guide demonstrates how NHS emergency care can benefit from the skills of AHPs and highlights innovative service redesign and the delivery of new care models.

Research and Development funding across government: Thirty-Third Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Committee of Public Accounts

Identifies that the government lacks a clear plan to meet their research investment target and also highlights concerns over impact of Brexit, leadership effectiveness and safeguarding of benefits. It finds that research in the health sector is well-coordinated but the Department for

The promise of healthtech: how digital innovators are transforming the NHS – Public

Technological innovation is one way in which the NHS can sustainably relieve the demographic and financial pressure it faces. This report surveys the digital health market and identifies the trends that are contributing to its growth and also highlights the

The Lord Darzi review of health and care: interim report – Institute for Public Policy Research

This interim report of the Lord Darzi Review of Health presents this evidence in preparation for the final report which will be published in the lead up to 70th anniversary of the NHS and will set out a long term

NHS Innovation Accelerator Evaluation: Final Report – Institute for Employment Studies

Evaluation of the NHS Innovation Accelerator which was created to help create conditions and cultural change to generate faster and more systematic uptake of healthcare innovations across the NHS. It establishes the common conditions essential for adoption and spread of

Learning from the vanguards: staff at the heart of new care models – NHS Clinical Commissioners

This briefing looks at what the vanguards set out to achieve when it comes to involving and engaging staff in the new care models. It highlights the work some of the vanguards have been doing and shares the lessons that

Against the Odds: Successfully scaling innovation in the NHS – The Innovation Unit and The Health Foundation

This report explores what it takes to scale innovation successfully in the NHS.  To do so it used case studies of 10 innovations.  It identifies commons themes: Building demand through existing networks and narratives Using evidence to build demand Balancing fidelity, quality and adaptability

Thinking on its own: AI in the NHS – Reform

This report from the Reform thinktank illustrates the areas where artificial intelligence (AI) could help the NHS become more efficient and deliver better outcomes for patients. It also highlights the main barriers to the implementation of this technology and suggests

Leading Large Scale Change: a practical guide: A guide to leading large scale change through complex health and social care environments – NHS England

Leading Large Scale Change: a practical guide has been produced by the NHS England Sustainable Improvement Team and the Horizons Team, NHS England, to help all those involved in seeking to achieve transformational change in complex health and care environments.

NHS efficiency map: redesigning services: Enhanced supportive cancer care – Healthcare Financial Management Association

Case study of the transformation of existing palliative care services into enhanced supportive care (ESC). . The multi-disciplinary ESC team covered all patients’ needs. It had strong financial support and worked with the oncology team, so that patients could access the ESC team at any stage

Falling short: Why the NHS is still struggling to make the most of new innovations – Nuffield Trust

Nuffield Trust report on the slow adoption of innovations by the NHS that finds it is due to: An overly supply-driven and top-down approach to innovation. Shifts towards the co-production of solutions between clinicians and industry are encouraging, but initiatives

The Future of Skills: Employment in 2030 – Nesta

This report maps out how employment is likely to change in the future – including the implications for skills – and anticipates a number of new occupations.  The report finds: Around one-tenth of the workforce are in occupations that are likely

Public involvement in alcohol research – Alcohol Research UK

Report establishing key principles behind greater public involvement in alcohol research. It also explores the key challenges and describes how researchers might better engage with the public in future.

Time to care: Securing a future for the hospital workforce in Europe – Deloitte Centre for Health Solutions

Report on the workforce challenges faced by the health care systems of 14 European countries that identifies the future challenges they face as: Demographics of the talent pool as societies age Changing expectations of reward, work-life balance and career flexibility