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Interestingly, the latest DTOC data isn’t heading in wrong direction

Interestingly, the latest DTOC data isn’t heading in wrong…

Despite record emergency admissions, delayed transfers of care improved by 3.3% in November

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IMPOWER’s Heroes of Christmas: 19 December

IMPOWER’s Heroes of Christmas: 19 December

Our alternative advent calendar celebrates the people or teams who have inspired us this year. James is the driving force…

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A DTOC standstill – is a winter crisis looming?

A DTOC standstill – is a winter crisis looming?

The increase in the number of Delayed Transfers of Care (DTOC) has finally come to a halt – just in…

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DTOC rates are rising again – five questions you need to start asking

DTOC rates are rising again – five questions you need to…

Delayed Transfers of Care (DTOC) rates rose by 2.38% overall between August and September – the fourth consecutive monthly rise,…

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Another sticking plaster for DTOC?

Another sticking plaster for DTOC?

According to the latest monthly figures from NHS England, Delayed Transfers of Care (DTOC) rates in August rose by 4.5%…

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We need to look at DTOC through a new lens

We need to look at DTOC through a new lens

It’s rather a boring month when we look at the latest figures from NHS England on Delayed Transfers of Care…

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Latest DTOC stats – the second most impressive result this week

Latest DTOC stats – the second most impressive result…

The ability of both the NHS and local authority departments of social care to process this…

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Diminishing returns on DTOC investment?

Diminishing returns on DTOC investment?

  Figures released by NHS England yesterday show that DTOC performance remained flat for the third month in a row. …

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3 reasons why spending more money on hospitals isn’t the right answer

3 reasons why spending more money on hospitals isn’t…

  Chancellor Philip Hammond and Heath & Care Secretary Jeremy Hunt are set to give a significant and welcome 70th…

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DTOC: Hitting winter or hitting a wall?

DTOC: Hitting winter or hitting a wall?

The Government set targets on Delayed Transfers of Care (DTOC) based on performance in February 2017. With yesterday’s release of…

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If we narrow-frame DTOC as the only problem, there will be no winners in the long term

If we narrow-frame DTOC as the only problem, there will be…

The latest NHS statistics on Delayed Transfer of Care show a dip in national performance by 1.4% between December 2017…

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December’s DTOC data: the good, the bad and the could-turn-ugly

December’s DTOC data: the good, the bad and the…

NHS England’s latest Delayed Transfers of Care (DTOC) figures for December 2017 rode into town last week, and we invited…

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Latest DTOC stats and what we should do next

Latest DTOC stats and what we should do next

At a national level, the number of people facing a delayed transfer of care (DTOC) from hospital are continuing to…

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Delayed Transfers of Care: latest IMPOWER ranking

Delayed Transfers of Care: latest IMPOWER ranking

Use the IMPOWER INDEX to see how your local authority is performing against five criteria The pressure to crack the…

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Delayed Transfers of Care: how is your Local Authority Area performing?

Delayed Transfers of Care: how is your Local Authority Area…

As part of the IMPOWER Collaborative on spending £1 billion well, we are publishing a new resource to drive improvement…

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