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Measuring the value of clinical homecare

How do you measure value in a complex clinical care setting? This is the challenge we have been grappling over the past few months working on behalf of the clinical homecare industry. We hear a lot about value or units of value and how healthcare can be measured in terms of outcomes divided by cost….

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‘People-centred service design’ – what is it and how do we implement it?

On a rainy and windy evening in London, the latest Cambridge Health Network event, People centred service design, took place at the Royal Society of Medicine. Speaking about the challenges of conceptualising and implementing truly person-centred care were Dr Matthew Dolman from Somerset CCG, Betsy Fields from IDEO and Dr James Featherstone from Healthcare at Home….

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AHSNs launch 2015 Impact Report: Spreading innovation, improving health, promoting economic growth

Last week at the NHS Confederation conference in Liverpool, the AHSN (Academic Health Science Network) Network – which is managed by ZPB and brings together the leaders of all fifteen academic health science networks – launched the AHSN impact report Spreading innovation, improving health, promoting economic growth.  For this report, ZPB worked with all fifteen AHSNs to pick out a just…

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New OPSN report offers insightful analysis of England’s ‘subject deserts’

Today, the Open Public Services Network (OPSN) has published a report suggesting that pupils’ subject choices in GSCEs are drastically affected by where they live. It highlights the staggering variation in student enrolment for triple science across the country and demonstrates how deprivation can seriously hinder a child’s educational opportunities. The OPSN and ZPB’s analysis…