Why are we waiting

Why are we waiting

Institute for Public Policy Research report: NHS needs an additional £2.2bn a year until 2025/26 to tackle elective care backlogThe Institute for Public Policy Research (IPPR) highlight the significant backward step Covid-19 has caused for patient outcomes and the...
Evaluation of Service Transformation needs greater thought

Evaluation of Service Transformation needs greater thought

Evaluation of service transformation needs more money, staff and focus. 1 March 2021 | Professor Mike Roberts There is a need to change how rapid service evaluation is funded, co-ordinated and delivered, not just during but beyond the pandemic to enable more effective...
Evaluation of Service Transformation needs greater thought

We may never fix the waiting lists in the NHS

Enormous increase in year-long waits for cataract surgeriesExperts say backlog could take more than two years to clear under traditional ways of working.Trusts are adapting services to COVID-19 and opening green sites to tackle long wait lists. Delays due to...
Evaluation of Service Transformation needs greater thought

Private Sector getting activated slowly slowly…

NHS England has asked leaders to outline plans to use 100 per cent of their private sector capacityNational commissioner appears ready to trigger “surge” arrangements under the contractPlanning rounds delayed to quarter one of next year amid “relentless pressure”...