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Government Announces £22 Million For Dementia Research (Alzheimer’s Society / Department of Health / NIHR)

[A version of this item features in Dementia and Elderly Care: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWNHST), Volume 3 Issue 5, January 2013]. Summary Health Secretary Jeremy Hunt has announced that Government spending on dementia research will be boosted by two-thirds, with a £22 … Continue reading

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Evaluation of UK Integrated Care Pilots (Research Protocol)

Abstract The NHS appointed 16 Integrated Care Pilots with a range of aims, including the development of new organisational structures to support integration, changes in staff roles, reducing unscheduled or unnecessary emergency hospital admissions, reducing the length of hospital stay, … Continue reading

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Evaluation of the National Integrated Care Pilots: Progress Report (Department of Health)

Abstract Ernst and Young and RAND Europe are undertaking an independent evaluation of the 16 integrated care pilots in the NHS on behalf of the Department of Health. This report, produced jointly by RAND Europe, Ernst and Young, and the … Continue reading

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Integrated Care Systems: NHS Reform in England

Summary The authors explore the concept of integration, discuss the barriers to integration and assess the benefits and risks of the various options. The concept in itself is not settled or agreed upon, let alone the solution(s). Quotation: “Integrated care … Continue reading

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