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All in this together? Making best use of health and social care resources in an era of austerity
This policy paper argues that something fundamental needs to change if health and social care are going to survive, adapt and ultimately prosper in the current financial context.What will not work is simply doing more of the same.
Author : Glasby, Jon and Dickinson, Helen and Miller, Robin
Date : 2011
Source : Discussion Paper. University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre, Birmingham.
Keywords : Health policy, Health & social care, Organisational change, Economic recession, Financial resources, Resource management
Collection : HSMC Policy Papers
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Choice and competition in Primary Care: Much Ado About Nothing?
This paper shows that GP-led companies have won most of the contracts awarded to date and that these types of organisations are also well placed among those shortlisted in the Equitable Access to Primary Care procurements. The paper argues that more attention needs to be given to increasing patients...
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Author : Ellins, Jo L and Ham, Chris J and Parker, Helen
Date : 2008
Source : HSMC Policy Papers (2). University of Birmingham, Birmingham, UK. ISBN 978 07044 28017
Keywords : Commissioning; Markets; National Health Service; patient choice; Primary care; Private sector; Social enterprises;
Collection : HSMC Policy Papers
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GP Budget Holding: lessons from across the pond and from the NHS
GP budget holding is likely to be one of the flagship policies of the new government. This paper draws on evidence from the U.S. as well as on previous experience in the NHS of GP commissioning in different forms, to identify lessons for policy makers as they take this policy forward. While the gov...
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Author : Ham, Chris J
Date : 2010
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre, Birmingham.
Keywords : GP budget holding, United States, NHS
Collection : HSMC Policy Papers
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Individual patient budgets: background and frequently asked questions
Following Lord Darzi’s pledge to pilot direct payments and individual budgets in health care, this paper provides a brief background to the concept and principles of these ways of working, before focusing in more detail on some frequently asked questions. The paper is intended to help inform forthco...
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Author : Glasby, Jon
Date : 2008
Source : HSMC Policy Papers (1). Health Services Management Centre, Birmingham. ISBN 978 07044 28010
Keywords : Health care; direct payments; individual patient budgets; Darzi
Collection : HSMC Policy Papers
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Integrating care and transforming Community Services: what works? where next?
The authors conclude that integrated care may not be a panacea but it clearly has an important contribution to make in ensuring that resources are used as effectively as possible and that the quality agenda set out for the NHS is delivered.
Author : Ham, Chris J and De Silva, Debra
Date : 2009
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre, Birmingham.
Keywords : Chronic disease, Community health services, Effectiveness, Evaluation Integrated care Organisational change Service delivery
Collection : HSMC Policy Papers
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Liberating the NHS: orders of change?
Ever since the NHS White Paper was published in July 2010, debate has raged as to whether this is a revolutionary or evolutionary policy programme. At the time, the government was keen to demonstrate the radical and innovative nature of its proposals, but as opposition has increased the language see...
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Author : Millar, Ross and Snelling, Iain and Brown, Hilary
Date : 2011
Source : Discussion Paper. University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre, Birmingham.
Keywords : NHS Reform
Collection : HSMC Policy Papers
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Personalisation and the social care 'revolution': future options for the reform of public services
The paper written by Simon Duffy, Director of the Centre for Welfare Reform, John Waters, of In Control and HSMC's Professor Jon Glasby, introduces the concept of personal budgets as 'Conditional Resource Entitlements' (CREs) - a means of targeting resources towards those who are eligible, but with ...
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Author : Duffy, Simon and Waters, John and Glasby, Jon
Date : 2010
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre, Birmingham.
Keywords : Adult services, Disabled people, Individual budgets, Older people, Personalisation, Resource allocation, Self-directed support, Social care provision, England
Collection : HSMC Policy Papers
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Supporting patients to make informed choices in primary care: what works?
This paper on the provision of patient information notes that current methods have limited reach and effectiveness.The report found that while most patient information is provided in the form of written leaflets or via the internet, around one in five British people do not have basic literacy and st...
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Author : Ellins, Jo L and McIver, Shirley A
Date : 2009
Source : Working Paper. University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre, Birmingham.
Keywords : Access to information, Consumer health information, dissemination of information, Effectiveness, Health inequalities, Patient choice
Collection : HSMC Policy Papers
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The vanguard of integration or a lost tribe? Care trusts ten years on
In the year 2000 the option of a single organisation leading on the commissioning and/or delivery of health and social care services was proposed in England in the form of care trusts. Overall the lesson from care trusts appears to be that structure can provide additional benefits but only if there ...
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Author : Miller, Robin and Dickinson, Helen and Glasby, Jon
Date : 2011
Source : Discussion Paper. University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre, Birmingham.
Keywords : Care Trusts; Health and social care; Commissioning; Joint working
Collection : HSMC Policy Papers
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Working together for Health: achievements and challenges in the Kaiser NHS Beacon Sites Programme
This evaluation of an integrated care project in Torbay shows that it is delivering services closer to home. The project focuses on services for older people and has avoided the need for many hospital admissions through health and social care services working closely together.
Author : Ham, Chris J
Date : 2010
Source : Discussion Paper. University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre, Birmingham.
Keywords : Integrated care, Kaiser Permanente, long term conditions, older people NHS
Collection : HSMC Policy Papers
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‘The billion dollar question’: embedding prevention in older people’s services - 10 ‘high impact’ changes
This paper reviews emerging evidence around prevention in older people’s services.It identifies and reviews ten high impact changes covering: promoting healthy lifestyles; vaccination; screening; falls prevention; housing adaptations and practical support; telecare and technology; intermediate care;...
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Author : Allen, Kerry and Glasby, Jon
Date : 2010
Source : Discussion Paper. University of Birmingham, Health Services Management Centre, Birmingham.
Keywords : Older people, Service delivery, Preventive measures, Health promotion
Collection : HSMC Policy Papers
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