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Finishing what he helped to start

By Hilary Rowell, director, ZPB What a warm welcome Simon Stevens has received from the twitterati – so far. There’s still plenty of time for the naysayers to get stuck in, as they most certainly will, because there’s nothing that the denizens of the NHS village like more than having a pop at a big…

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Data lessons from the education sector

ZPB’s Alex Kafetz discusses how the education sector has been far more open in providing access to data and open to new ideas compared to the health service. The article in HSJ looks at the cultural differences between the two public services in relation to data and its accessibility and is based on Alex’s experience…

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‘Talking beds’ on BBC Radio 4’s Today

ZPB’s director Alex Kafetz was featured on the BBC website and Radio 4’s Today Programme this week talking about the report we wrote for Healthcare at Home: Addressing the hospital capacity problem: The Recovery at Home solution. The report found that clinical and rehab home care programmes allowed hospitals to release patients earlier than normal…