Tag Archives: Models of Care: Integrated Models

A Primary Care Approach to Mental Health and Wellbeing: Sandwell (NHS Confederation)

Summary This NHS Confederation report presents a case study of how Sandwell’s health commissioners responded to health inequalities in their local population. It shows how health service commissioners can develop a primary care-led approach to improving mental health and wellbeing, thereby … Continue reading

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Competitive Integration in the NHS (Policy Exchange)

Summary This report from the Policy Exchange think-tank asserts that NHS funding arrangements encourage acute hospitals to admit patients instead of trying to treat patients at a community level or in their own homes. It shows that by international standards … Continue reading

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Acute Care Toolkit: Improving Care for Frail Older People (Royal College of Physicians)

Summary This is the third in a series of acute care toolkits. It recommends procedures for the initial assessment on admission, and later Comprehensive Geriatric Assessments (CGAs), as ways to improve the care of frail older patients. The toolkit has … Continue reading

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