The Treasury’s responsibility for the results of public spending – Institute for Government

This report finds that public spending is often wasteful, with the government failing to set out clear spending intentions and taking decisions without clear information. It calls for a change in the role of the Treasury – in how it

The macroeconomic impact of government innovation policies: A quantitative assessment – University College London Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose

This report was funded by Innovate UK, part of UK Research and Innovation, for a research project undertaken by the IIPP and UCL Institute for Sustainable Resources. It introduces a new theoretical framework for understanding the links between fiscal policy

A new ambition for crosssector collaboration with the life sciences industry to support NHS sustainability and transformation – NHS Confederation

The NHS must be an active participant with industry in delivering the shared objective of outstanding patient outcomes. In part that is because it is a monopoly purchaser but also because the NHS should be where innovative products are developed

The health effects of Sure Start – Institute for Fiscal Studies

Institute for Fiscal Studies report that considers the overall impacts on health of the Sure Start programme as a whole between its inception in 1999 and its peak in the late 2000s. Our focus on health outcomes is motivated by

Care Deserts: The Impact Of A Dysfunctional Market In Adult Social Care Provision – Age UK

Report by Incisive Health for Age UK highlights the extent of the local lottery that now exists when trying to secure residential care or care at home, and the long-feared emergence of ‘care deserts’ in some places. These are localities

Integrating Health and Social Care: State or Market?: (IEA Current Controversies No.69) – Institute of Economic Affairs

Medical and nursing care have been separated from social care by deliberate design since the creation of the NHS. This is true with regard to the institutional and policy frameworks and also with regard to how care is provided in

First 1000 days of life: Thirteenth Report of Session 2017–19: Report, together with formal minutes relating to the report – House of Commons Health and Social Care Committee

Report that recommends that the Government consider the needs of vulnerable families in all policies. It calls for each local authority area should develop, jointly with local NHS bodies, communities and the voluntary sector, a clear and ambitious plan for

State of the North 2018: Reprioritising the Northern Powerhouse – Institute for Public Policy Research

The north of England has rarely faced such threat and opportunity. Brexit looms; budgets in essential NHS and council services are at breaking point. The world’s major, long-term challenges – globalisation, climate change, AI, automation and an ageing population –

Voluntary Reporting On Disability, Mental Health And Wellbeing: A Framework To Support Employers To Report Voluntarily On Disability, Mental Health And Wellbeing In The Workplace – Department for Work and Pensions

The government believes that transparency and reporting can support the cultural change required to build a more inclusive society. The voluntary reporting framework has been developed by the government in partnership with leading businesses and third sector organisations to support

Health for Wealth: Building a Healthier Northern Powerhouse for UK Productivity – Northern Health Sciences Alliance

There is a well-known productivity gap between the Northern Powerhouse and the rest of England of £4 per person-per-hour.. There is also a substantial health gap between the Northern Powerhouse and the rest of England, with average life expectancy 2 years lower in the

Letting local systems lead: How the long-term plan could deliver a more sustainable NHS – NHS Confederation

This paper sets out the findings from a survey of senior leaders of clinical commissioning groups, acute, community and mental health trusts, ambulance services, independent sector providers and voluntary/third sector provider organisations in the English health system. survey and draws

Estimating diversion ratios of hospital mergers: Economics Working Paper – Competition and Markets Authority

Understanding patient choice is vital in assessing the closeness of competition between hospitals. The standard technique used in the UK is to estimate substitution patterns based on historical GP referrals. This paper compares the results of the ‘GP referral’ methodology to a demand

Private Provision of Publicly Funded Health Care: The Economics of Ownership – Office of Health Economics

Office of Health Economics briefing that outlines the NHS ownership debate in terms of the economics. It aims to improve understanding of how economics can or cannot help to resolve the question of whether the private ownership of health care

Evaluation of Approaches to Health Literacy in Ashton, Leigh and Wigan – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

The purpose of this evaluation is to provide evidence of the effectiveness of NHS Ashton, Leigh and Wigan’s approach to building public health capacity; developing health literacy; and empowering people to manage their own health. It explores the role and

Reducing the impacts of welfare reform and recession: A guide based upon evidence from Merseyside and Cheshire – Liverpool John Moores University Centre for Public Health

Recent and ongoing reforms to the welfare system and the economic recession have had significant impacts upon many of the most vulnerable members of the population and the services supporting them. Included in this guide are ten evidence-based recommendations to

Issues Surrounding the Estimation of the Opportunity Cost of Adopting a New Health Care Technology: Areas for Further Research – Office for Health Economics

Proposes new approaches in three areas to improve understanding of supply side opportunity costs for the NHS. It explores improving efficiency, production functions and purchaser priorities.

The lives we want to lead: The LGA green paper for adult social care and wellbeing – Local Government Association

Years of significant underfunding of councils, coupled with rising demand and costs for care and support, have combined to push adult social care services to breaking point.   This document sets out options for how the system could be improved and the

The Automation Impact: Which, when and where? – Localis

Automation is a major point of debate in politics and policy. How it will happen, when it will happen and who will be affected are all contentious questions with multiple, often conflicting, answers. Cutting through the various arguments around automation

Power to the People: How stronger unions can deliver economic justice – Institute for Public Policy Research Commission on Economic Justice

Report from Centre for Economic Justice (Institute for Public Policy Research) the that suggests the decline of the union movement has contributed to a growing imbalance of power in the economy, and a consequent decline in the share of national

The Economic Value of the Adult Social Care sector – UK: Final Report – Skills for Care

Report that estimates that in 2016, adult social care sector GVA (The measure of the value of goods and services produced by an economy. It is output minus intermediate consumption) was £24.3 billion. Most of this was estimated to be