Recent reports

Report – Primary Concerns 2018 – The state of primary care

28th March 2019

An overwhelming 44% of the 2,386 GPs, practice managers, practice and community nurses and community pharmacists surveyed reveal they are … Read more

CQC – Signs of improvement but concerns remain about the safety and quality of independent ambulance services

18th March 2019

The Care Quality Commission (CQC) is calling on independent ambulance services, commissioners and the wider system to do more to … Read more

GP screening and care plan programme for older patients ‘increases NHS costs’

18th March 2019

An NHS programme that involved GPs screening older people at risk of hospitalisation and providing them with care plans increased … Read more

Little evidence that integrated care initiatives deliver

11th February 2019

A report produced by the Nuffield Trust and Age UK concludes that there are very few signs that integrated and … Read more

Just Another Day – Unison report January 2019

28th January 2019

This UNISON survey’s purpose was to spot-test a typical 24-hour period in the health service. The union asked people what … Read more

NHS financial sustainability – An NAO report

24th January 2019

In its annual report on the financial sustainability of the NHS, the NAO concludes that the existence of substantial deficits … Read more

UK must double mental health spending as global bill expected to top £12 trillion by 2030, landmark report warns

10th October 2018

The UK must double its mental health spending to account for 10 per cent of the total health budget, according to … Read more

Mental health services for the young is NHS’s ‘silent catastrophe’

25th June 2018

Failings in treatment of children and young people with mental health problems is a “silent catastrophe” within the NHS and … Read more

BMA Report – Bed numbers in England by STP

25th June 2018

Full report by the BMA can be found here, 25 June 2018 The reports key findings were as follows: beds … Read more

Rising infant mortality rate in England and Wales causing concern

15th March 2018

More babies are dying within a year of being born, in a “disturbing reversal” of several decades of the NHS’s … Read more