Tag Archives: Torbay and Southern Devon Health and Care NHS Trust

Concerns Over Finances in Roughly One Third of NHS Trusts (BBC News / Audit Commission)

Summary Nineteen NHS trusts have been referred to ministers given concerns about their financial sustainability. This follows an Audit Commission investigation of the 98 trusts which have not achieved foundation trusts status so far. Full Text Link Reference Triggle, N. … Continue reading

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Integrated Care for Older People with Complex Needs: International Case Studies (King’s Fund)

Summary This King’s Fund report compares evidence from case studies from Australia, Canada, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Sweden, UK and United States to discover generalisable conclusions. Models vary. The underlying similarities and international differences between various programmes for delivering integrated … Continue reading

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Shared Commitment Between NHS and Local Government Leaders to Integrate Care (BBC News)

Summary Figures from Age UK, based on analysis of government statistics, show that elderly hospital patients face increasing delays for social care help before they can be discharged. Hospital patients awaiting discharge typically wait for more than 30 days on average … Continue reading

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Integrated Care: Making Happen at Scale and Pace (King’s Fund)

Summary The authors of this King’s Fund paper on integrated care summarise sixteen steps required to enable integrated care become a reality. This document cautions that there is no universal solution or approach to integrated care, and that there is … Continue reading

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Potential of Information Technology for Improving Health and Social Care (Department of Health / Price Waterhouse Coopers / NHS England/ Nuffield Trust)

Summary This report, released by the Department of Health and researched by Price Waterhouse Coopers, indicates potential benefits for staff and patients which could be achieved by better use of information and digital technology in the NHS and social care. … Continue reading

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The Future is Integration (NHS Confederation)

[A version of this item appears in: Dementia: the Latest Evidence Newsletter (RWHT), Volume 3 Issue 1, August 2012]. Summary This NHS Confederation “Stitch in Time” briefing paper (Issue No.240) covers integration and collaboration in health and social care. It highlights … Continue reading

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