The Confed survival guide

Whether you love or dread that week in July when the health service seems to assemble in a window-less hall in one of the provinces and takes over all the adjacent bars, this guide will help you navigate the week and impart information you won’t necessarily find in the conference brochure. 1. Arrival: as soon…


Dementia care – a cause worth writing for

Following our report with Healthcare at Home Ltd about how to deliver excellence in home-based dementia care, we wrote a follow up 1,300 word article in the HSJ on behalf of their Group Clinical Director, Ruth Poole, explaining the motivations for the project and outlining the key findings. The article is a brilliant (if we…


Hospitals set to lose up to 4% of tariff under new readx rules

We’ve been working with our data friends at US-based Sg2 and the HSJ to publish some data on the likely impact on trusts’ finances under the new PBR penalties relating to readmissions. Some trusts are on track to lose up to 4% of their tariff – a national total of £600m a year.


Challenging norms around dementia care

Challenging norms around dementia care Our latest publication, Understanding out of hospital dementia care, written and published on behalf of Healthcare at Home Ltd, was recently launched in the House of Lords to a full house. We pulled together a group of policy makers, NHS leaders, patient and carer representatives, academics, charities and practitioners for…