Staying alive for longer – the Government is running out of easy solutions
As Sir Michael Marmot’s assessment that increases in life expectancy are stagnating, after more than 100 years of continuous steady increases, was published this week a search began for a clear culprit to explain this unexpected revelation. For many, the fact this slowing down appears…
NHS ranked ‘number one’ health system
Commonwealth Fund Report: Poor health outcomes are still failing patients Last week’s news that the UK has been ranked the ‘number one’ health system by US think tank the Commonwealth Fund should be welcome news to policy makers. However, reading below the surface politicians and…
PPP Breakfast with Andrea Sutcliffe – CQC Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care
PPP was today pleased to host Andrea Sutcliffe, Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care at the Care Quality Commission at our monthly networking subscriber breakfast. Andrea has over 30 years’ experience in health and social care managing a range of services including those for children…
New Director Ben Howlett joins Public Policy Projects
Public Policy Projects has today welcomed Ben Howlett, former Member of Parliament for Bath and Chair of the Rare Diseases Group in Parliament as a new Director. Over the last few years PPP has grown as a nationally leading organisation offering practical policy analysis and…
Gene Testing – How Does the “Genetic Dream” become reality?
England’s Chief Medical Officer this week announced that cancer patients should be routinely offered genome sequencing to help secure the best treatments. In her annual report, Professor Dame Sally Davies said that the NHS must deliver her “genomic dream” with five years. While this announcement is…
NHS Confed Conference 2017 – Keynote Speakers
Summary In their keynote speeches at the NHS Confed 2017 the Senior Leadership of the NHS – NHSE, NHSI, HEE – and the NHS Confederation Chief Executive agreed on three key messages. That our emergency services, including health and social care, have had an extremely…
Jeremy Hunt on Five Year Forward View
The NHS is facing its toughest period for decades. The growing demand for services – such one million more people aged over 70 compared with five years ago – means staff are working harder than at any time in their professional lives.
Improving Healthcare with Information Technology
This paper draws on the discussion convened by Public Policy Projects, supported by IMS Health, on 15th September 2015 to review the opportunities available to UK healthcare from the full deployment of modern information technology and the constraints which prevent them being realised.
- Staying alive for longer – the Government is running out of easy solutions
- NHS ranked ‘number one’ health system
- PPP Breakfast with Andrea Sutcliffe – CQC Chief Inspector of Adult Social Care
- New Director Ben Howlett joins Public Policy Projects
- Gene Testing – How Does the “Genetic Dream” become reality?