Friday Five

Antidepressants, the NHS workforce crisis and advances in health tech – this week’s Friday 5

Oxford University scientists call for one million more people to be given antidepressants New research published by Oxford University scientists found that over one million extra people would benefit from being prescribed antidepressants. They studied data from 522 trials, covering 116,000 patients, which found that all of the 21 antidepressants prescribed were better than a…

Opinion

Accountable care and integrated systems – don’t be fooled

By Zoe Bedford A large part of our daily business is advising clients on how to address key strategic challenges and market shifts facing health and care organisations in the UK. One of these recent shifts is towards Integrated Care Systems (ICSs), the re-branded Accountable Care Systems (ACSs), which themselves evolved from Sustainability and Transformation…