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What we should ask for in NHS legislation

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What we should ask for in NHS legislation

Toby Lambert and Tom Kibasi

What we should ask for in NHS legislation

Toby Lambert and Tom Kibasi

For many months, a new funding settlement for the NHS was known to be on the horizon, and likely to land at between 3 and 4 per cent. The Prime Minister’s announcement that legislative reform is back on the table came as more of a surprise, not least because of the precarious position in parliament. It was deftly positioned as legislation originating from the health service itself: a clever tactic to make it harder for the Labour Party to oppose it. But whatever the political shenanigans, there is clearly an opportunity to be grasped for the health service to shape its future. Rather than debate the money, we should seize the initiative.

Change Management in the Public Sector: Devon Sustainability and Transformation Partnership

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Change Management in the Public Sector: Devon Sustainability and Transformation Partnership

Ben Richardson

Change Management in the Public Sector: Devon Sustainability and Transformation Partnership

Ben Richardson

This case study outlines the work conducted with the Devon Sustainability and Transformation Partnership. 

Devon has historically struggled to provide high-quality, cost-effective healthcare which meets population needs. There were key gaps in care quality, a £100m financial deficit and a long history of poor working relationships. 

We supported Devon to create a compelling shared vision, establish strong regional leadership, develop, consult on and implement a new care model, and create locally-owned five-year implementation plans to continue improving care quality and the financial position.

One of the specific changes was to the community hospital care model, which is delivering an annual recurrent saving of over £5m and improving the care of 600 patients each year.

Evidence pack - The Lord Darzi review of Health and Care: 10 Years on

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Evidence pack - The Lord Darzi review of Health and Care: 10 Years on

Sutha Satkunarajah, Ben Richardson, Ellie Davies, Melissa Egle and Guy Cochrane

Evidence pack - The Lord Darzi review of Health and Care: 10 Years on

Sutha Satkunarajah, Ben Richardson, Ellie Davies, Melissa Egle and Guy Cochrane

This is the supplementary evidence pack for the work CF have done in cooperation with IPPR to support the Lord Darzi review.

The evidence contained in this pack has informed the Lord Darzi review and received coverage in a number of news outlets. Please also read our commentary on the report published here.

You can access there full interim report here

Read more on the national review below:

BBC

The Telegraph

The Times

The Guardian

The Lord Darzi review of Health and Care: 10 Years on

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The Lord Darzi review of Health and Care: 10 Years on

Sutha Satkunarajah and Ben Richardson

The Lord Darzi review of Health and Care: 10 Years on

Sutha Satkunarajah and Ben Richardson

The NHS’s 70th birthday is a prime opportunity for a health-check. Over the last ten years, the nation’s health and social care services have seen improving quality outcomes in some important areas, but increasingly, people are struggling to access these services in a timely manner. Additionally, the NHS faces severe financial challenges - by 2029/30 there will be a £27bn gap between health demand and funding per year. To bridge this gap, productivity within the system must improve by one and a half times levels of historic achievement. These findings come as part of our work with IPPR and Professor the Lord Ara Darzi, as part of a review of the health and care system in England. We have conducted analysis to assess population health, quality and access over the last 10 years, as well as examined future funding scenarios for the NHS.

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