Speculative Diversion: Horizon Scanning for NHS Challenges and Opportunities. King’s Fund’s Series of “The NHS If” Essays (King’s Fund)

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The King’s Fund has produced a short but growing series of The NHS If essays exploring briefly (and usually without citing bibliographic references) various future possible scenarios which might change health and care fundamentally.

Medicine, Data and Technology

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Professor Dame Sally Davies [and] Sugden, R. (2016). What if antibiotics were to stop working? London [Online]: King’s Fund, 2016.

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Professor Lord Ara Darzi of Denham [and] Keown, O. (2016). What if every patient were to have their genome mapped? London [Online]: King’s Fund, 2016.

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Smith, R. (2016). What if everyone over 55 was offered a pill to prevent heart attacks and strokes? London [Online]: King’s Fund, 2016.

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Honeyman, M. (2016). What if people controlled their own health data? London [Online]: King’s Fund, 2016.

The NHS and Society

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Professor Ilora Baroness Finlay of Llandaff. (2016). What if ‘assisted dying’ were legalised? London [Online]: King’s Fund, 2016.

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Timmins, N. (2016). What if Beveridge were reporting today? London [Online]: King’s Fund, 2016.

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Naylor, C. (2016). What if the NHS were to go carbon neutral? London [Online]: King’s Fund, 2016.

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Appleby, J. (2016). What if people had to pay £10 to see a GP? London [Online]: King’s Fund, September 2016.

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Oliver, D. (2016). What if there were community services for older people 24/7? London [Online]: King’s Fund, 2016.