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…


Using taxi drivers in Buenos Aires to spread ideas. This is a brilliant idea. A truly fantastic way of spreading ideas and connecting with an everyday audience without relying on anything other than good, old fashioned story telling. No big media spend, nothing fancy. It goes to show that if you have something interesting to…


Joint replacement: how to build financially sustainable services

The second HSJ Change Forecast, with analysis from US company Sg2 explains how trusts can implement optimised pathways in primary hip and knee replacement care to ensure a financially sustainable and patient-friendly service.